Aldridge: Scope Of Information Awareness Office Unknown

By Thomas Duffy / November 20, 2002 at 5:00 AM
Defending the Defense Department's research of technology that may be able to compile a massive information database used to track terrorists, the Pentagon's top acquisition executive said today he does not know if the database will be used only for those suspected of terrorist activities, or for all Americans. The Total Information Awareness System is being developed by the Information Awareness Office, which is part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The program was given $10 million in DOD's...

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