Patriot Act Poses Grim Possibilities

Wickham, Rhonda
October 2002
Wireless Week;10/7/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 36, p3
Trade Publication
Comments on the Patriot Act of the U.S. which gives broader authority to U.S. law enforcement to conduct surveillance information about alleged foreign spies or threats to domestic security. Benefits of the act for wireless carriers; Opinion on a suspected terrorist cell arrested in New York; Views on tracking wireless phone calls and wireless Internet use.


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