Links o' the Day
Jenin camp 'horrific beyond belief', 'morally repugnant' says UN envoy. Could there be truth to Arab and Palestinian accusations of a massacre? Amnesty International representative says there is evidence of large civilian casualties. (via Blogdex)
Dartmouth student designs system to curtail Carnivore. The new system, using an "amored data vault", will encrypt information. The FBI can then get a digital signature from a judge allowing them only to decrypt information pertaining to their warrant. While this would ensure privacy from the FBI, I doubt the NSA is so concerned about getting warrants. The NSA also has computers that can break most public key encryption schemes in minutes. We'll just have to trust our government. (via Blogdex)
Speaking of Intelligence gathering, The Economist has a good article critiquing US spy agencies.
Is that enough to keep us all busy for a while? I think so. More later perhaps.