Homeland security: The price of safety

Summary:The U.S. government's multibillion-dollar drive for homeland security has produced a boom in antiterror technologies.

Homeland SecurityThe U.S. government's multibillion-dollar drive for homeland security has produced a boom in antiterror technologies. At the same time, it has created problems ranging from industry confusion to lack of basic accountability, and privacy concerns are higher than ever. In the first part of a three-part series, CNET News.com looks at the strategic conflicts, miscommunication and election-year
politics that are slowing counterterrorism efforts
.

Topics: Security

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