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The Way The Pentagon Is Predicting Your Potential To Become A National Threat Is Frightening
Business Insider ^ | 5/7/2012 | Eloise Lee

Posted on 05/08/2012 12:37:18 PM PDT by JohnKinAK

Tom Cruise made "pre-crime'" a futuresque and controversial method of law enforcement in the 2002 movie Minority Report. Ten years later, the idea of preemptively identifying a criminal — particularly an inside threat — is taking shape within the U.S. Defense Department, reports Joe Gould at Army Times. Whether it's a low-ranking soldier intent on dumping secret information to WikiLeaks, or a rogue Sergeant going on a shooting rampage, insider threats can seriously plague the military and the government as a whole. Taking a novel approach, the Pentagon is spearheading research into studying the predictive behavior of personnel in the lead-up to a betrayal. From Army Times: The Army’s efforts dovetail with a broader federal government initiative. President Obama signed an executive order last October that established an Insider Threat Task Force to develop a government wide program to deter, detect and mitigate insider threats. Among other responsibilities, it would create policies for safeguarding classified information and networks, and for auditing and monitoring users. In January, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget issued a memo directing government agencies that deal with classified information to ensure they adhere to security rules enacted after the WikiLeaks debacle. Beyond technical solutions, the document asks agencies to create their own “insider threat program” to monitor employees for “behavioral changes” suggesting they might leak sensitive information. Gould points to a DARPA research solicitation for Suspected Malicious Insider Threat Elimination (SMITE) which would track employees' actions on their networked computers — in particular, seemingly insignificant "observational data of no immediate relevance" — to determine if the user's overall behavior is leading to something malicious. "Forensic-like techniques can be used to find clues, gather and evaluate evidence and combine them deductively.

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In the future there will be a Dept of Pre-Crime that will send people to get their heads right in re-education camps.
1 posted on 05/08/2012 12:37:23 PM PDT by JohnKinAK
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To: JohnKinAK

What did Obama score on the test?


2 posted on 05/08/2012 12:42:41 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: JohnKinAK

“Pre-crime. Someone with an R next to his name has been flagged pulling Nomination papers for City Council. Stop him.”


3 posted on 05/08/2012 12:42:41 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: JohnKinAK

I’m fast becoming a guerrilla capitalist.


4 posted on 05/08/2012 12:43:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: JohnKinAK
Hmmmm - I kind of wish they had had this in John F'in Kerry's time!!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

5 posted on 05/08/2012 12:43:49 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: JohnKinAK

THE REAL DEAL is that like ObamaCARE and ObamaDEATH-panels,
Moslems ... are exempt.


6 posted on 05/08/2012 12:52:36 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: JohnKinAK
So they use Major Hasan to frame the problem?? Sure they do. They might use the Fort Hood shooter to develop a cut out to make sure that they don't identify any politically incorrect Muslims while they are looking for the white militia member they can put on the evening news.
7 posted on 05/08/2012 12:54:32 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Truth29
white militia member they can put on the evening news.

Kinda funny how the media fell silent on the Hutaree when they were all acquitted of all but two minor weapons charges that are likely to be overturned.
8 posted on 05/08/2012 1:00:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: JohnKinAK

“...or a rogue Sergeant going on a shooting rampage...”

They can save their money. Being a Muslim is precrime.


9 posted on 05/08/2012 1:00:32 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: JohnKinAK

Pray for backlash.


10 posted on 05/08/2012 1:00:43 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: JohnKinAK

It is good when the government fears it’s citizens.

It is bad when the idiot citizens give the government so much power over their lives that while the government still fears some of the citizenry it doesn’t fear most of the citizentry because they are beholden to the government for basic survival.

So now you have less than 50% of the population that fears the government and a government that fears less than 50% of it’s government.

This is when government tyranny starts to assert itself.


11 posted on 05/08/2012 1:03:03 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Darteaus94025

His score is classified. Some big international money man/banker has it in his pocket as leverage. The strings need to have backing to work when you pull them. The PC mentality probably wont allow screening of preferred individuals (everyone except a white male) anyway. Trust your dear leader. Forward comrade.


12 posted on 05/08/2012 1:04:48 PM PDT by allmost
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To: GraceG
This is when government tyranny starts to assert itself.

It's not tyranny when they are doing it for our own good.

13 posted on 05/08/2012 1:08:36 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: JohnKinAK

To me that does not sound too different from what the intelligence agencies have been doing for decades. CIA, NSA, et. al. do extensive psychological testing during their hiring process. The military got caught with their pants down on the Bradley Manning incident.


14 posted on 05/08/2012 1:18:29 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: JohnKinAK; All
Where were some of you back in 2002 - 2004 when the Bush administration was trying to get the "Total Information Awareness pushed through, even after Congress told him no? They wanted to track our credit card purchases, what property we bought, our travel patterns, etc.
15 posted on 05/08/2012 1:40:43 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: JohnKinAK

Well I accidentally deleted the rest of my response, but I was going to point out that the programs in the article trace their roots back to the TIA days.


16 posted on 05/08/2012 1:43:12 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: massgopguy

It will be a world where Corzine crime is okay, he uses money and fund raisers to advance the agenda. Holder is already implementing.


17 posted on 05/08/2012 2:19:51 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: JohnKinAK
The pre-emptive measures to counter an internal "national threat" should be:
To decimate all the al queda islamist sleeper-cells masquerading as "mosques".

We all know that the actual targets will be American-born white guys who are stock piling food and ammunition.

18 posted on 05/08/2012 2:48:36 PM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Travis McGee

Is your sail boat sea worthy yet?


19 posted on 05/08/2012 3:15:03 PM PDT by daisy mae for the usa
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To: Travis McGee
ping...
20 posted on 05/08/2012 3:26:13 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: daisy mae for the usa

Only if it’s a boat that is unsinkable an un-board-able.


22 posted on 05/08/2012 5:53:42 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: JohnKinAK

All you need to do is post on FR......and advocate for the Constitutional Freedoms in Flyover Country...and voila.!!!! Instant enemy of the State!!!!


23 posted on 05/08/2012 5:57:41 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: daisy mae for the usa; Chode

Meanwhile, the same military has just purged any reference to islam/jihad/terrorism.

We are through the looking glass.


24 posted on 05/08/2012 7:59:09 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee
roger that...
25 posted on 05/08/2012 8:08:30 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: JohnKinAK

You want to know what’s more frightening than the government wanting to lock you up before you actually commit a crime?

What should terrify you is the fact there are average citizens out there who support such thinking, and still believe it will never be used against them. I’ve met many people who support such thinking and then scoff at the idea it would essentially turn us into a dictatorship (and the funny thing is, half of these people were saying Bush was a wannabe dictator).


26 posted on 05/08/2012 8:36:50 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: JohnKinAK

Stuff like this will make in time a second American revolution all the more likely.


27 posted on 05/09/2012 4:07:59 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: mo
All you need to do is post on FR......and advocate for the Constitutional Freedoms in Flyover Country

YouBetcha !

28 posted on 05/09/2012 4:29:40 AM PDT by tomkat ( FU.baraq <font finger=middle>)
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