Diary of a Network Geek

The trials and tribulations of a Certified Novell Engineer who's been stranded in Houston, Texas.


Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Filed under: Criticism, Marginalia, and Notes — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Dragon which is in the early morning or 8:12 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waxing Crescent

Translated, “Who watches the watchers?”, attributed to Juvenal, the Roman satirist.

Never has this been a more important question. With the Patriot Act giving more and more power to Federal law enforcement and more questions about what the government tells us, this issue is as important as it gets. Who does watch the watchers? Who keeps track of government agencies who might be running amok? Well, now you can, thanks to the Government Information Awareness website. Thanks to this article on Wired News, the world can know about this great service. Now, as our fore-fathers envisioned, we can all become government watchdogs.

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