A Different Kind of Open Source for a Different Kind of Intel

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| The U.S. intelligence community is increasingly relying on intelligence from
| public places -- what it calls "open source intelligence" -- to glean
| information about potential attacks and the plans of foreign governments.
| Open source intelligence makes up about 90 percent of what officials use,
| according to one estimate.


This further validates this as a development approach too.

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CIA enlists Google's help for spy work

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| US intelligence agencies are using Google's technology to help its agents
| share information about their suspects