Casting the net

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In his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon likens history to “little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind”. And when the history of the Internet comes to be written—hopefully not after a demise of Roman proportions—crime will certainly figure big time. So much so that the US government has just earmarked an incredible $2 billion to fight cybercrime—and US Attorney General Janet Reno wants a big slice of it to set up a Net crime squad (www.naag.org/features/011500reno.html). Her zero-tolerance round-the-clock online army would comprise detectives,