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

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 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--or possibly engage in terroristic activities--Declan McCullagh of CNET reported Friday. McCullagh said that an internal document originating from Homeland Security, obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) under the Freedom of Information Act, reveals "efforts to 'collect,...

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2008-02-13 09:35:00

After months of delay from privacy and civil liberty advocates, the U.S. is now moving forward with its plan to use spy satellites for law-enforcement an domestic security missions.Sources within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), who requested anonymity, told AP that a plan for an office within the DHS to use overhead and mapping imagery from existing satellites is in the final stage of completion. The new program, called the National Applications Office, explicitly states...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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