Feature on MATRIX

March 8, 2005

MATRIX

The MATRIX (Multistate Anti-TeRrorism Information eXchange) surveillance system combined information about individuals from government databases and private-sector data companies.  It then made those dossiers available for search by government officials and combed through the millions of files in a search for ""anomalies"" that may be indicative of terrorist or other criminal activity.  It was terminated in April 2005, though components continued to be made available to police in individual states.  More. . .

Matrix Snoop Program Dismantled 
(April 15, 2005)

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New! Documents posted May 20, 2004

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  • Citizen of Connecticut? Click here to send a fax asking your state legislator to pull out.
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  • Citizen of Michigan? Click here to send a fax asking your state legislator to pull out.
  • Citizen of Ohio? Click here to send a fax asking your state legislator to pull out.
  • Citizen of Pennsylvania? Click here to send a fax asking your state legislator to pull out

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