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Monday, October 11, 2004

Funds for chat-room surveillance???

"The U.S. Intelligence Community funds ways to spy on chat rooms".

National Science Foundation (NSF) approves
$157,673 from its Approaches to Combat Terrorism program to come up with ways to monitor chat-rooms for possible terrorist activities.

Paranoia strikes again... I guess, there are better ways to spend money.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

That amount looks like a drop in the ocean in the world of spending.... : -)

10:03 AM  
Blogger SBR said...

But, numerous such small grants and numerous other large grants have drained the money out of the pool for sensible research.

11:41 AM  

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