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Panel Calls for Data-Mining Privacy Laws

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Panel Calls for Data-Mining Privacy Laws

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A Pentagon-appointed commission calls for new laws to protect citizens' privacy before the government creates programs to sift through computer records of credit-card transactions and other personal information. The commission says Congress and the courts need to oversee these new technologies, aimed at identifying potential terrorism suspects. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.