Profiling in the age of total information awareness

  title={Profiling in the age of total information awareness},
  author={N. Murray},
  journal={Race \& Class},
  pages={24 - 3}
  • N. Murray
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • Race & Class
In recent years, a secretive domestic surveillance apparatus has been created in the US in the name of counter-terrorism. Based on the notion of ‘predictive policing’, it aims to gather such detailed information about individuals — ‘total information awareness’ — that it is able to anticipate crimes before they are committed. Linked to the return of racial profiling in the name of the ‘war on terror’ and implemented by local Joint-Terrorism Task Forces, operating effectively with federal powers… Expand