[rdfweb-dev] [wirednews] A Spy Machine of DARPA's Dreams

Dan Brickley danbri at w3.org
Fri May 23 07:52:31 UTC 2003


02:00 AM May. 20, 2003 PT
It's a memory aid! A robotic assistant! An epidemic detector! An all-seeing, ultra-intrusive spying program! 
The Pentagon is about to embark on a stunningly ambitious research project designed to gather every conceivable bit of information about a person's life, index all the information and make it searchable. 

I don't know how accurate a piece this is, but thought folks here would 
find it interesting re relations between FOAF, privacy, and potential for 
data merging and TIA-style spookinesss...

Dan (from www2003)

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