THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS
500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001
NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.
Support for this project was provided by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, with assistance from the National Science Foundation under sponsor award number SES-0112521; the Department of Homeland Security, with assistance from the National Science Foundation under sponsor award number SES-0411897; the National Center for Education Statistics, with assistance from the National Science Foundation under sponsor award number SBR-0453930; and the National Science Foundation under sponsor award numbers SRS-0632055 and IIS-0441216. Additional funding was provided by the Presidents’ Circle Communications Initiative of the National Academies.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Protecting individual privacy in the struggle against terrorists : a framework for program assessment.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 978-0-309-12488-1 (pbk.) — ISBN 978-0-309-12489-8 (pdf) 1. Terrorism—United States—Prevention. 2. Surveillance detection—United States. 3. Privacy, Right of—United States. 4. Technological innovations—Law and legislation—United States.
This report is available from
Committee on Law and Justice or
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board
National Research Council
500 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Additional copies of this report are available from the
National Academies Press,
500 Fifth Street, N.W., Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055; (800) 624-6242 or (202) 334-3313 (in the Washington metropolitan area); Internet, http://www.nap.edu.
Copyright 2008 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Printed in the United States of America