U.S. to Use Spy Satellites for Domestic Surveillance

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Frightening, as per the usual:

The United States is moving to expand the use of spy satellites for domestic surveillance, turning its “eyes in sky” inward to counter terrorism and eventually for law enforcement, a US official said Wednesday.

The director of national intelligence, Michael McConnell, expanded the range of federal and local agencies that can tap into imagery from spy satellites…

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