Wednesday, May 14, 2008

fyi

'The U.S. Justice Department says it is going forward with its plan to take DNA samples from anyone in federal custody, not just convicted felons.

The Justice Department officially proposed the plan this week, requesting the ability to collect DNA samples from individuals currently incarcerated in the federal legal system, The New York Times reported Saturday. The genetic information goes into the Federal Bureau of Investigation's national database.'

read article here

also,

"The Air Force wants a suite of hacker tools, to give it "access" to -- and "full control" of -- any kind of computer there is. And once the info warriors are in, the Air Force wants them to keep tabs on their "adversaries' information infrastructure completely undetected."

read article here

4 comments:

Brother Tim said...

It's no worse than any other fascist state.

Frederick said...

But they're doing it to protect us from ourselves. Thanks Big Brother! /snark

Carol Gee said...

Thanks for this, which is so good that I'm linking to it in my today's post titled "Internal Threats."
We have to stay ever vigilant.

thepoetryman said...

Big Brother run amok! Reminds me of one of the methods taken by a wanna be dictatorship. tightly control all information and you're already there.