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De/re/coding Security in 'Societies of Control': Data-mining as Political Practice

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Introduced into the popular imagination in 2002 by the doomed Total Information Awareness research project (later renamed Terrorism Information Awareness [TIA]), data-mining has remained a permanent feature of counterterrorism debate and practice. Recent investigative journalism has revealed continued and classified support of data-mining research and development across United States intelligence agencies and internationally. Current examples include Tangram at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, ADVISE (Analysis, Dissemination, Visualisation, Insight, and Semantic Enhancement) at the Department of Homeland Security, and the whole-sale adoption of TIA technology by Singapore in the form of its Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning programme. In spite of such revealing accounts, the data-mining debate suffers from ongoing terminological confusion. ...
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2007-05-01

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