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Privacy Concerns Crop Up with U.S. Security Plans

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Privacy Concerns Crop Up with U.S. Security Plans

Privacy Concerns Crop Up with U.S. Security Plans

Privacy Concerns Crop Up with U.S. Security Plans

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The Department of Homeland Security is trying to coordinate all the identification and screening programs it runs. Business interests want them consolidated so they don't have to go through so multiple bureaucracies just to cross the border.

But privacy rights groups worry that the more consolidated these programs and databases are, the more threatening they are to individual rights.