December 29, 2003

Next using the internet will be probably cause

FBI urges police to watch for people carrying almanacs, ``urging officers to watch during searches, traffic stops and other investigations for anyone carrying almanacs, especially if the books are annotated in suspicious ways.``

"The practice of researching potential targets is consistent with known methods of al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations that seek to maximize the likelihood of operational success through careful planning," the FBI wrote.

Computer people would refer to this as "Security by Obscurity," the misguided mindset that if we keep everyone ignorant we'll keep everything safe.

Posted by rusty at December 29, 2003 10:44 PM | TrackBack
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