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Commerce in Security

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Commerce in Security

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Commerce in Security

Commerce in Security

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Homeland security warriors at the Pentagon and the CIA say the next terrorist attack may be prevented by investing in data-mining — the science of finding patterns in colossal amounts of information. Companies are lining up to supply the government with the equipment to process the raw data. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

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