PLUS WE’D HAVE TO DELETE ALL THE SWEAR WORDS

“We would have a problem with full open disclosure, because that, in fact, would allow anyone who chose to develop techniques to spoof what we do an easy opportunity to figure out how to do that.”

FBI lab director Donald Kerr, on the agency’s fears that, should its Carnivore Internet wiretap server’s source code be disclosed, Netscape-style, everyone would know what a shoddy job it was doing in monitoring Net traffic, The New York Times, 25 July 2000

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