US spy agency’s patents under security scrutiny

Friday, 28 October 2005, 10:15 AM EST

The hyper-secretive US National Security Agency – the government’s eavesdropping arm - appears to be having its patent applications increasingly blocked by the Pentagon. And the grounds for this are for reasons of national security, reveals information obtained under a freedom of information request.

By Paul Marks at New Scientist.

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