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#1 AplusWebMaster

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Posted 27 May 2004 - 07:13 AM

FYI...

- http://www.theinquir.../?article=16190
27 May 2004
"...According to a congressional report obtained by Reuters, 36 of the government's 199 "data mining" efforts collect personal information from the private sector. Fears that the Pentagon's $54 million Total Information Awareness program would do just that and kill civil rights resulted in the scheme being culled. However it seems that all the spooks have done is launch programmes that are remarkably similar including plans to read emails. According to the report, at least one unnamed agency is mining intelligence reports and Internet searches "to identify foreign terrorists or U.S. citizens connected to foreign terrorism activities..."

See: - http://www.reuters.c...storyID=5268720

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Posted 27 May 2004 - 02:35 PM

FYI...

House vote stymies TIA spy plan
- http://news.com.com/...g=st.util.print
> September 25, 2003 <
"The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a spending bill that eliminates money for the Terrorism Information Awareness project, effectively putting an end to the controversial Pentagon antiterrorism plan, which sought to assemble computerized dossiers on Americans. The 407 to 15 vote on Wednesday approved a conference bill drafted by a joint House-Senate committee. The approval vote is the result of a year of fierce lobbying by privacy advocates to eliminate TIA (formerly named "Total Information Awareness") and of Pentagon efforts to defend it against mounting public and congressional criticism. Adm. John Poindexter, who ran the U.S. Department of Defense's Information Awareness Office, which managed the TIA project, resigned last month..."

...and yet it continues.

Edited by apluswebmaster, 27 May 2004 - 02:37 PM.

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#3 wawadave

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Posted 27 May 2004 - 08:07 PM

big brother is reading you! lol but they have been spying far more than they are telling.
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Posted 28 May 2004 - 12:18 AM

Its the gov - Its the same in all countries :)
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