Gov't Database of Personal Data

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 9, 2002

This New York Times article details plans for a Pentagon database currently under development that would be used to mine, collect and analyze personal data collected from the Web, e-mail, telecommunications, government documents and online transactions. The stated purpose of this unprecedented effort: homeland security.
This program has the support of the executive director of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age, whose group issued a report on October 7.

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