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Published by on 2008-08-25 12:52:36

ekesis tips a story up at NewScientist about the development of a new surveillance system by German engineering conglomerate Siemens. The system is notable for its integration of many different types of automated data-gathering. It can scan "telephone calls, email and internet activity, bank transactions and insurance records." It uses advanced pattern-recognition software to pick out unusual activities and important pieces of data. So far, the system has been sold to 60 countries.

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  • Comment from Florian on 2008-08-25 13:35

    Ich versteh einfach nicht, wie man sich so prostituieren kann, derartige Software zu schreiben. Pfui!