Carnivore's Real Origins
The Carnivore system the FBI has used for electronic surveillance that came to light during a debate on eavesdropping was [...]
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) combines the role of a US federal police force and an internal intelligence service. It comes under the authority of the Department of Justice and oversees the police authorities at the federal level. A member of the US intelligence community, the FBI often competes with the CIA on terrorism and counterintelligence cases.
While some consider the U.S. concept of a "revolution in military affairs" as too theoretical and divorced from ground-level reality the growing need in the industrial world to deal effectively with urban guerillas calls for a fundamental change in conflict [...]