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ID:

50

Date:

2006-01-29

Headline:

NSA program not up and running despite six years, millions spent

Reporter's name:

Siobhan Gorman

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Baltimore Sun

City:

Baltimore, MD

Summary:

A classified National Security Agency program called Trailblazer that was supposed to be a state-of- the-art tool for sifting through reams of digital communications and uncovering key nuggets to protect the U.S. against terrorist attacks is not up and running more than six years and $1.2 billion after it was started in 1999, The (Baltimore) Sun reported, citing documents obtained under FOIA.

Keywords:

electronic data; Trailblazer; Science Application International Corp.; Fort Meade, Gen. Michael Hayden; Sept. 11; Sen. John D. Rockefeller; John Negroponte


Agencies:

GAO
NSA

States:

MD

Categories:

intelligence


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