yes absolutely something to worry about if you are in the US or dealing with US citizens. Nothing is safe or private.
yea, we need to get some really solid encryption for our IM & email – not that I am doing anything wrong, but if they are going to invade privacy at that level, we should really make them work extremely hard for it.
I’m thinking some kind of cascading encryption
It’s a very ineffective article in my view. Instead of launching an almost ad hominem attack on the individuals involved it would have been more persuasive and informative to cite specific parts of the bill. Of course if its only just had a committee hearing then it isn’t in its final form, it could look remarkably different by the time it reaches a final vote assuming it gets a vote at all.