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Surveillance programs that try to identify terrorists by trawling the internet and electronic databases for tell-tale signs are of limited success and should be carefully evaluated for privacy concerns, a group of technologists and policy makers that advises the US government said. A 352-page report issued Tuesday by the …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    On the bright side... least we don't get thrown in the slammer for writing naughty short stories.

  2. Dillon Pyron
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    Total Information Awareness

    Of course, the acronym is TIA. aka (in medicine) as a "mini stroke". Which does a pretty good job of defining what's happening here. Not a total disaster, but some debilitated thinking.

  3. David McQueen
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    Wargames: The Dead Code

    Sounds familiar.....

  4. Lee T.
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    everyone should read cory doctrow's 'Little Brother'

    read it. and you can either buy a printed copy or download it for free *off the author's website*

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