[FoRK] Why We Are Losing The War on Terrorism

Major Variola (ret) mv at cdc.gov
Tue May 4 10:32:54 PDT 2004

>"The volume of data they collect has reached the point where good
>analysis is no longer tractable in a theoretical algorithmic sense with

>the best tools they currently have at their disposal, particularly when

>you have a data space as broad and diffuse as "terrorism" to sift. "

This is a sham.  Their traffic analysis tools are very competent.
And pervasive.

They are perhaps jockeying for money for translators, since that
may be the limiting resources.  That may be what keeps the
signal to noise down so that further resources can be applied.
Tracking and correlating are not the bottlenecks.

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