Advocacy Groups Respond to New Privacy Bill

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 30, 2003

The Citizens’ Protection In Federal Databases Act, introduced yesterday by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), is being hailed by civil liberties groups.

  • Wyden is intent on putting an end to the Admiral John Poindexter’s infamous Total Information Awareness Program (TIA), which works hand-in-hand with DARPA…”to integrate technologies developed by DARPA (and elsewhere as appropriate) into a series of increasingly powerful prototype systems that can be stress-tested in operationally relevant environments, using real-time feedback to refine concepts of operation and performance requirements down to the component level.”
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