Justice Dept. takes aim at image-sharing sites

CNET reports that the Bush Administration has increased its push for more internet surveillance by proposing that web sites must keep records of users who upload videos and photographic content, in case police determine the content is illegal. This proposal surfaced on Wednesday during a private meeting in which U.S. Department of Justice officials tried to convince industry executives such as AOL and Comcast that increased data retention would be valuable in the investigation and prosecution of terrorism, child exploitation, and other crimes…


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