Senate Puts Brakes on 'Total Information' Program The Senate puts limits on the military's "total information awareness" program, pending a review of the program's impact on individual privacy. The program's goal is to analyze huge amounts of information -- including Internet communication -- to identify terrorists before they strike. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

Senate Puts Brakes on 'Total Information' Program

Senate Puts Brakes on 'Total Information' Program

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The Senate puts limits on the military's "total information awareness" program, pending a review of the program's impact on individual privacy. The program's goal is to analyze huge amounts of information — including Internet communication — to identify terrorists before they strike. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.