Publish And Perish?

A student's dissertation includes sensitive information that could threaten national security and highlights the tug-of-war between an open society and a secure society.
July 10, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"[A] George Mason University graduate student has mapped every business and industrial sector in the American economy, layering on top the fiber-optic network that connects them. [ A New York architect has] created a Web site with a friend, featuring aerial pictures of nuclear weapons storage areas, military bases, ports, dams and secret government bunkers, along with driving directions from Mapquest.com. He has been contacted by the FBI, he said, but the site is still up.

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Published on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 in The Washington Post
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