Tag: Total Information Awareness

TIA Go Away

Congress really needs to pay closer attention to what our taxes pay for. Ring bells? How about ringing some necks? Govt Computer Surveillance Rings Alarm Bells Thu May 27,12:10 AM ET By Andy Sullivan “WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nine months after Congress shut down a controversial Pentagon computer-surveillance program, the U.S. government continues to comb private …

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The Matrix Has You (and Sauron is Watching, Too)

Feds Doing More Secret Searches By Julia Scheeres “A record number of searches and wiretap orders granted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in 2002 underscores a growing trend of reliance on the secret court in government investigations, privacy advocates say.” Bush’s Year of U.S. Surveillance By Noah Shachtman “It may seem unreasonable, unfair and …

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