Tuesday, December 10, 2002
This article on the front page of todays NY Times, "New Tools for Domestic Spying, and Qualms" drops some new stuff. Plans to combine all FBI databases with help from the Navy are already underway--the master database is set to debut next year. The Transportation Security Administration is apparently developing a more sophisticated travelers' database. (There is no mention of the travel blacklist which has already affected a number of 60s antiwar activists and 90s antiglobalization activists.) Meanwhile, the security-industrial complex is revving up, led by corporations such as Acxiom Corp. in Little Rock, who are moving from consulting with private firms to helping government agencies.

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