21st Century Data Harvesting

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Freedom to Tinker – Blog Archive – Syndromic Surveillance: 21st Century Data Harvesting

The recent posts about 21st Century Wiretapping described a government program which captured, stored, filtered and analyzed large quantities of information, information which the government had not previously had access to without special court permission. On reading these posts, it had struck me that there were other government programs that are in the process of being implemented that will also capture, store, filter and analyze large quantities of information that had not been previously available to governmental authorities.