More info on Poindexter’s Information Awareness Office, which should be getting plenty of funding now that the Homeland Security Act has passed, from the Washington Post. (thanks to Dan Gillmor)
“The Information Awareness Office, run by former national security adviser John M. Poindexter, aims to develop new technologies to sift through “ultra-large” data warehouses and networked computers in search of threatening patterns among everyday transactions, such as credit card purchases and travel reservations, according to interviews and documents. “
There is a great new site that is an excellent resource for information and action regarding the Total Information Awareness program, the Total Information Awareness Resource Center.