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Congressmen want DHS to speed up anti-terrorism technology program

One of the Homeland Security Department’s responsibilities is to foster deployment of anti-terrorism technology by limiting the liability exposure of vendors. But more than a year after the formation of the department few companies have applied for protection under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 and none have been approved. Several congressmen think that HSD has thrown up unnecessary roadblocks. The department’s application process is becoming “bogged down in lengthy and burdensome bureaucratic reviews,” the congressmen said in a letter to Homeland Security secretary Tom Ridge. Full Story

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