It’s not just the government looking at your personal information. Lawyers and law enforcement can trace our digital tracks. And it’s easier than you might think.
A report from the Center for Investigative Reporting and NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling and about efforts to spot terrorist activity at the Mall of America near Minneapolis, where security officials stop 1,200 people each year.
NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling interviews Dale Watson, a former FBI counterterrorism assistant director, who questions the value of collecting suspicious activity reports. “What value does it add in the long run? More dots – more dots that you can’t connect anyway. … The more data you put into a system, the more the probability it can […]