Monday, January 03, 2005

TCS: Tech Central Station - Data-Mining for Dollars

TCS: Tech Central Station - Data-Mining for Dollars: "When the Pentagon in 2002 announced a plan to employ powerful, computerized searches of public data to discern an individual's potential ties to terror, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) stood on principle and resisted what it considered a governmental invasion of individual privacy. The organization echoed its objection earlier this year when it pulled out of a federally sponsored grant program that required it to identify any potential links between its affiliates and terror groups"

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