Digging Deeper Into Data Mining

Data mining--the process of poring through various databases looking for hidden patterns and relationships--is alive and well, despite controversy raised by projects such as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Terrorism Information Awareness (TIA) program. fact, 52 government agencies are using or are planning to use data mining for projects ranging from detecting criminal activities to improving service, according to a study by the General Accounting Office (GAO). Read "Safeguarding Privacy in the Fight Against Terrorism"

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