I've seen the future and it is sub-optimal

Smile: you're under global surveillance | The Register: "The result, however, will be a massive loss of freedoms in exchange for systems which do not succeed in their intended purposes, and which may even obstruct them by chasing down the blind alleys of predictive 'threat models' and risk profiling. 'The initiatives described in this report are not effective in flagging terrorists or stopping their determined plans,' it says. 'They divert crucial resources away from the kind of investments in human intelligence we need to give us good intelligence about specific threats, rather than useless information on the nearly 100 per cent of the population that poses no threat whatsoever.'"

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