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28 Jul, 2009 15:39

“Cyber tsar may turn screws on Internet freedom”

A “Cyber Tsar” is good thing for providing security for US governmental websites, but substantial oversight on Internet in his hands may lead to increased government surveillance, says cyber crime expert Berin Szoka.

President Barack Obama is set to announce the appointee for a new White House job, a role which is expected to include broad authority on protecting governmental and private computer networks.

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