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Submission + - The ATF Wants to Know Who Your Friends Are.. (wired.com) 1

i_want_you_to_throw_ writes: You have a Friend Request from: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms... "Confirm" ? "Not Now" ?. Seriously, the ATF won't try to friend you on Facebook. The ATF doesn’t just want a huge database to reveal everything about you with a few keywords. It wants one that can find out who you know. According to a recent solicitation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the bureau is looking to buy a "massive online data repository system" for its Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information (OSII).
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