EPIC Briefing on Total Information Awareness
On November 25, 2002, EPIC held a press briefing at the National Press Club on Total Information Awareness (TIA) and privacy implications surrounding the Homeland Security Act. Materials from the briefing can be found below:
- Graphic enumerating the categories of information to be collected, as described on DARPA's Total Information Awareness Program Web site: Financial, Education, Travel, Medical, Veterinary, Country Entry, Transportation, Housing, Government, Critical Resources, and Communications.
- Screenshot of TIA Web site graphic describing the flow of how information will be used: Detect, Classify, ID, Track, Understand, Preempt.
- Chart showing the different components of the Total Information Awareness program: Translingual Information Detection, Extraction, and Summaraziation (TIDES); Evidence Extraction and Link Discovery (EELD); Genoa and Genoa II; Genisys; Bio-Surveillance; Human ID at a Distance; and Wargaming the Asymmetric Environment (WAE).
- Budget for Total Information Awareness and related programs, FY2001-2003: $245 million for all programs over the course of three years. (More detailed budget information can be found here.)
- Important facts about HSARPA, the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency.