Add comment on:Colorado "Fusion Center" to Step Up Intelligence Gathering During DNC; US Northern Command to Play Role
via Democracy Now
Friday, August 1, 2008 :Federal and state law enforcement officials in Colorado plan to increase intelligence operations during the Democratic National Convention in Denver and run a fusion center, where intelligence analysts will collect and analyze reports of suspicious activity. Civil rights advocates fear the fusion center could enable unwarranted spying on protesters exercising their First Amendment rights at the convention. [includes rush transcript]
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