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­S Government and Private Sector Developing 'precrime' System to Anticipate Cyber-Attacks

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Minority Report (2002)

Crime-predicting technology at work in Stephen Spielberg's "Minority Report" (2002).

The USA's Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) is soliciting the involvement of the private and academic sectors in developing a new 'precrime' computer system capable of predicting cyber-incursions before they happen, based on the processing of 'massive data streams from diverse data sets' [1] - including social media and possibly deanonymised Bitcoin transactions.

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