Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 4th Oct 2006 16:53 UTC
In the News A consortium of major universities, using Homeland Security Department money, is developing software that would let the government monitor negative opinions of the United States or its leaders in newspapers and other publications overseas. Such a "sentiment analysis" is intended to identify potential threats to the nation, security officials said.
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No Way!
by DFergATL on Wed 4th Oct 2006 17:23 UTC
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You have got to be kidding? I don't like this at all. Who says it will be used to monitor forign opinions, I don't like that idea either. More like opinions of US Citizens. So, they can be classified as terrorists. Now that we have laws that allow our govenment to detain terror suspects for as long as they want. Welcome to the new USA... So much for the land of the free.

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