Feds fear air broadband terror

Monday, 11 July 2005, 12:05 PM EST

Federal law enforcement officials, fearful that terrorists will exploit emerging in-flight broadband services to remotely activate bombs or coordinate hijackings, are asking regulators for the power to begin eavesdropping on any passenger's internet use within 10 minutes of obtaining court authorization.

By Kevin Poulsen at Wired.

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