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01/21/2004 Archived Entry: "NASA and phrenology"

NASA'S AT IT AGAIN. Wired reports on yet another terror-related datamining project from America's space cadets.

Bless Bill Scannell. He nails it:

"This is 21st-century phrenology," said privacy advocate Bill Scannell, referring to the discredited art of reading people's personalities from the bumps on their heads. "You might as well stick a couple of employees in a subbasement and have them read tea leaves."

Posted by Claire @ 09:21 AM CST

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