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Total Information Awareness

Many Tools of Big Brother Are Up and Running (free registration required (NYTimes))
Quote: “In the Pentagon research effort to detect terrorism by electronically monitoring the civilian population, the most remarkable detail may be this: Most of the pieces of the system are already in place.
Comment: Aside from the (frightening) concept of the government knowing who’s doing what and when the Total Information Awareness act is notable for the technologies being used: Groove and XML. I’ve used Groove with students (and colleagues) over the last several years with excellent results in communicating and collaborating.. It is what I think LMS’ need to become.