U.S. Wants Web Records
— reported by Hispanic Business
The U.S. Department of Justice has quietly told Google, Microsoft and other major Internet companies that it wants them to keep detailed records of where people go while surfing the Web for up to two years.
The proposal, which would require congressional approval, could dramatically change how companies cooperate with law enforcement agencies investigating everything from terrorist networks to child pornography. Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast could also be forced to comply.