Letters: Jul. 23, 2001

A Net of Identity Thieves

"Cyberspace thieves are the same as Old West outlaws. The territory is wide open, and the bad guys think they can successfully hide out." R. JERRY NAEGELE Papillion, Neb.

The Internet isn't the secure, democratic information highway we once hoped it would be [INTERNET INSECURITY, July 2], and spying software is now being used by parents to track the activities of their young children surfing the Net. This can be a boon to concerned and vigilant parents who wish to keep the predators and pornographers who lurk in cyberspace away from their kids. SAUL CARTER Modesto,...

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