Echelon fears

NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon has called for MPs to be given encryptionsoftware to protect e-mails from the Echelon communications spy network.

The call follows confirmation in the European Parliament that Echelon existsand a warning to its citizens to use encryption. "Not having encryption in NSWis the Internet equivalent of writing everything on postcards and cc-ing a copyto the National Security Agency in Washington," Senator Rhiannon said.

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