Homeland Security: The price of safety

The following article is from the CNet News.com looking at issues around homeland security. You can see the original article at http://news.com.com/2009-1009_3-5395678.html?tag=nl1.

The price of safety

CNET News.com

October 18-20, 2004

Throwing money at technology2

Strategic conflicts, rampant confusion, miscommunication and election-year politics are slowing counterterrorism efforts.

Companies profiting from fear3

Multibillion-dollar security initiatives have given rise to a new industry seemingly overnight.

Global assault on anonymity4

Cutting-edge data mining and other intelligence tools are redefining privacy as we know it.

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  1. http://news.com.com/2009-1009_3-5395678.html?tag=nl
  2. http://www.globalissues.org/Geopolitics/WarOnTerror/ThrowingMoney.asp
  3. http://www.globalissues.org/Geopolitics/WarOnTerror/FearProfits.asp
  4. http://www.globalissues.org/Geopolitics/WarOnTerror/Anonymity.asp

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  • Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2004

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