Re: [Raven] SEC surveillance system

Ted Gavin <tedgavin@bellatlantic.net> Wed, 29 March 2000 13:03 UTC

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From: Ted Gavin <tedgavin@bellatlantic.net>
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Subject: Re: [Raven] SEC surveillance system
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 07:51:09 -0500
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On Wed, 29 Mar 2000 07:45:36 -0500 (EST), you wrote:

[snip...]

>http://live.altavista.com/scripts/editorial.dll?efi=980&ern=y&ei=1642499
>
>SEC Creating Web Surveillance 
>03:55EST 
>
>By MARCY GORDON
>AP Business Writer 
>03/29/00 
>
>[snip...]
>
>The technology in the enhanced SEC surveillance program "is
>equivalent to, in my opinion, wiretapping ... the equivalent of
>planting a bug,'' said Larry Ponemon, a partner in charge of
>privacy issues at PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world's
>largest accounting and consulting firms. 

It is deliciously ironic that the noted opposition comes from PWC, a
firm which has been under SEC scrutiny for "questionable ethical
practices" in its Independent Auditing function.

Ted

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