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June 23, 2009
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Homeland Security kills LE spy satellite program

By Josh Meyer
Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has decided to kill a controversial Bush administration program to use U.S. spy satellites to collect domestic intelligence for counter-terrorism, law enforcement and security, a senior Homeland Security official said Monday evening.

The National Applications Office program was established in 2007 to provide up-to-the-minute electronic intelligence to local and state law enforcement. But it has been delayed due to concerns by privacy and civil liberties advocates -- and by some lawmakers -- that it would intrude on Americans' lives.

Full story: Homeland Security kills LE spy satellite program






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