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TrapWire: International Surveillance Coordination Network (with images)

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According to newly released WikiLeaks documents, shadowy private security company TrapWire has taken law enforcement information sharing to an unprecedented level while staying largely under the radar. After 9/11, when agencies failed to 'connect the dots' to prevent the World Trade Center attacks, it was common knowledge that coordination between law enforcement agencies became a priority. What has not been clear until now is that a private company run by ex-CIA operatives is at the heart of it. Many cities encourage citizens to call and report suspicious persons and activity; what callers may not know is that if they live in Las Vegas, DC, Los Angeles, or New York City (poster below), their call is processed by a private company (TrapWire), and then forwarded to a national database accessed by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security if analysts believe it to be necessary...

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Why would TrapWire provide security intel to Las ... by Amanda Lang on Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 10:16:19 AM
Emails that were released by Wikileaks detailing t... by Amanda Lang on Sunday, Aug 12, 2012 at 10:33:03 AM