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Senate would force DHS sharing

The Senate appropriations bill for homeland security has a little-noticed provision that would force the department to share data with other government agencies. Under the measure, the Homeland Security Department and other intelligence agencies would have to share information with other federal, state and local agencies. The department and intelligence groups would also have to make sure their computer systems are compatible. “As they stand today, the computer systems of the major agencies which we depend on to protect America cannot communicate with one another,” said Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). “In the post [Sept. 11, 2001,] world, that is a situation we cannot tolerate.” Full Story

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