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Government Pre-Crime, Data Mining Operations Raising Privacy Concerns
2011-10-10 05:18:37

The Department of Homeland Security is allowing members of the public to voluntarily participate in a new program that has been created to try and predict when an individual will commit a crime,

2010-01-07 14:27:52

Ignoring behavioral techniques puts us in peril.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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