Skip to comments.Washington's new massive snooping plan - 'biosurveillance'
Posted on 08/01/2012 1:57:31 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit?
Barack Obama announced today the next phase of government national surveillance with a budget of billions.
Its called the National Strategy for Biosurveillance.
But, dont worry, its all for the public good, health and safety, officials say.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
In other words, by the time DHS has figured out what it is, you're already dead or dying.
I want to know which Rat politicos and their inlaws will be getting Solyndra style $ on this one.
Dunno which Rat but it smells like John Kerry of MA. That ashat has got to be unseated.
As a Nation, we need to protect the health and safety of our people from naturally occurring or intentional threats. Early threat detection and sustained situational awareness are critical to saving lives and improving outcomes when there is a national health emergency. The Administrations new National Strategy for Biosurveillance aims to unify national effort around a common purpose and establish new ways of thinking about providing information to enable better decisionmaking.
The Strategy promotes an all-of-Nation approach that brings together Federal, state, local, and tribal governments; the private sector; non-governmental organizations; and international partners to identify and understand threats as early as possible and provide accurate and timely information to support life-saving responses. The Strategy calls for focusing on the most important information, and shaping the enterprise to meet that need, so that we can do more with less.
The Strategy emphasizes four key biosurveillance functions which are critical for the effectiveness of the biosurveillance enterprise. They are:
Scan and Discern the Environment
Integrate and Identify Essential Information
Alert and Inform Decisionmakers
Forecast and Advise Impacts
Advances in technology, the advent of social media, and new science provide opportunities to strengthen our national biosurveillance enterprise. As a next step, during the next 120 days, the Administration will lay out specific action steps going forward in an implementation plan. It is by working together that we can best promote the resilience of the Nation and act to protect the American people.
I would rather see a NIPMAC Tribe member running for office than a fake Cherokee.
Apparently this is an upgrade/revamp to BioWatch, which is (imo) not very useful. BioWatch Gen3 was to have been better but it’s getting nowhere.
Someone has to address biothreat, to people and agriculture, and while this is the intent here, I’d like a little more detail.