All U.S. enterprises with counterterrorism courses that gather or "mine" own data -- equivalent to mobile files or sites visited -- will be required to guage the courses' effectiveness, lawfulness, and affects on privateness. A framework is obtainable that organizations can use to guage such information-based courses, either categorized and unclassified. The book urges Congress to reconsider current privateness legislations to evaluate how privateness could be safe in present and destiny courses and recommends that any participants harmed via violations of privateness accept a significant type of redress.

Two particular applied sciences are tested: information mining and behavioral surveillance. relating to facts mining, the book concludes that even if those tools were worthy within the deepest quarter for recognizing client fraud, they're much less useful for counterterrorism simply because so little is understood approximately what styles point out terrorist task. relating to behavioral surveillance in a counterterrorist context, the book concludes that even though examine and improvement on convinced elements of this subject are warranted, there is not any medical consensus on no matter if those recommendations are prepared for operational use in any respect in counterterrorism.

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