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NPR's Allison Aubrey reports that government agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control, are removing information from the internet because they're afraid terrorists might use it. For example, the EPA removed information about the dangers of accidents at chemical plants from its website. Critics counter that the general public needs such information for self-protection, so they're supplying it on other websites.