[ExI] EU institutes massive program to monitor "abnormal" behavior
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 17:56:21 UTC 2009
2009/9/24 Anders Sandberg <asa at nada.kth.se>:
> So the thing to do is 1) keep an eye on the publications of this kind of
> project, adopting the data mining ideas for open architectures, and 2)
> politically enforce as much transparency and accountability as possible in
> our respective governments.
As to point 2, the entire legislation enacted on the basis of the EU
"privacy" directive and concerning *public* personal data processing
is exclusively aimed at such goals, in the sense of preventing such
activities to be put at the service of private interests, and/or
checking that they are not.
As long as the State's own interests are served, everything is game.
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