Surveillance in the Net's dark alleys

Monday, 20 December 2004, 2:48 PM EST

The indictment early this month of Mark Robert Walker by a federal grand jury in Texas might have seemed a coup for the U.S. government in its efforts to police terrorist communications online.

Walker, a 19-year-old student, is accused, among other things, of using his roommate's computer to communicate with, and offer aid to, a federally designated terrorist group in Somalia and with helping to run a jihadist Web site.

By Tom Zeller Jr. at the Herald Tribune.

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