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STATEMENTS OF SENATE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Representative Don Edwards from Charles "Bud" Meeks, executive
The U.S. President from the Computer Specialist for Social Responsibil-
Letter to Senator Leahy and Representative Edwards from-Continued
Lynne Abraham, district attorney, District Attorney's Office, Mar. 28,
1994 ..... Letter to:
Mr. Casimir Ş. Skrzypczak, president, NYNEX Science and Technologies,
Inc. from James K. Kallstrom, Special Agent in Charge, Department
of Justice, Jan. 5, 1994 .... James K. Kallstrom, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Justice,
from Mr. Casimir S. Skrzypczak, ATIS chairman, Telecommunications Industry Solutions, Mar. 1, 1994 Chairman Edward J. Markey, Committee on Energy and Commerce,
House of Representatives, from Ralph V. Carlone, Assistant Comptrol
ler General, General Accounting Office, July 17, 1992 ........ Organized crime appendix of The President's Commission on Organized National Association of Attorneys General adopted resolution on tele
communications companies and law enforcement responsibilities, July 8
11, 1992 .......... National District Attorneys Association resolution concerning the Digital Telephony and Communications Privacy Improvement Act
....... Analysis of informal survey of technical problems encountered by law enforce
ment in conducting electronic surveillance
L. Jeffrey Ross, chief, Office of Enforcement Operations, criminal
Telecommunications Industry Association
Electronic Privacy Information Center statistical analysis report
Foundation, Sept. 18, 1992 .....
Draft of the Digital Telephony and Communications Privacy Improve-
Section-by-section analysis of the act .......
tions .... Glossary
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DIGITAL TELEPHONY AND
TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1994
U.S. SENATE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE
LAW, COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY, JOINTLY WITH
Washington, DC. The subcommittees met, pursuant to notice, at 10:35 a.m., in room SD-226, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Hon. Patrick J. Leahy and Hon. Don Edwards presiding.
Also present: Senators Specter, and Cohen (ex officio), and Representatives Edwards, Hyde, and Canady. OPENING STATEMENT OF HON. PATRICK J. LEAHY, A U.S.
SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF VERMONT Senator LEAHY. We can begin. I am going to make a brief opening statement and then yield to Chairman Edwards and then the ranking Republican on this side and then my good friend, Henry Hyde, from Illinois.
I should state before I start, however, that it is a matter of great pride to me to be here with Don Edwards, a man I am going to miss, somebody I have known in all my years in the Senate. He was already a senior member of the Congress when I came here and one person I have worked with very closely on so many issues, far more than I could recount here, in the 20 years I have been here. Mr. Chairman, I am proud that you could join us here, and I am going to miss you when you leave at the end of this year.
Representative EDWARDS. Thank you, Pat.
Senator LEAHY. The fourth amendment strikes a delicate balance that we have always maintained to protect our personal privacy to the greatest extent possible. At the same time, it provides for law enforcement needs. This balance is what we, Judge Freeh and others, are here to examine today.
Law enforcement, as we all know, is our way to help secure our personal safety. I do not think there are any times that I can remember when the American people's concern about crime and our vulnerability to crime has been greater than it is today. We have seen the terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center, something that paralyzed not only a great city but, in many ways, much of