No E-mail surveillance for the US?

House and Senate negotiators have agreed that a Pentagon project intended to detect terrorists by monitoring e-mail and commercial databases for health, financial and travel information cannot be used against Americans

The conferees also agreed to restrict further research on the program without extensive consultation with Congress.

While here in Ireland, our Minister will retain not the contents of the mails *i presume*, but just who sent them to who – for 3 years.