Senators: Government data mining needs oversight

Thursday, 11 January 2007, 12:45 AM EST

Dozens of government data-mining programs collect private data about U.S. residents with few civil liberties safeguards, and some violate U.S. law, Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday.

Democratic senators pledged to provide more congressional scrutiny for data-mining programs authorized by President George Bush's administration.

At Computerworld.

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