Thursday, January 19, 2006

Defense Tech: NSA Wiretap Tips: Lame: "Defense Tech: NSA Wiretap Tips: Lame - There are a ton of problems with data mining for potential enemies of the state. Privacy is one, of course. But another is its questionable utility. It doesn't make you a jihadist, because you've e-mailed Chris Allbritton, who interviews guerillas sometimes. Or because you've said 'bomb' and 'trainwreck' in the same overseas call. Just look at all the hijinks with our 'no-fly' lists, to see what an imprecise science we're talking about here.From Nony"

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