2005

The study, published in the January issue of the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, concluded that the estimated $7.55 million spent on [SARS] screening at several Canadian airports failed to detect one case of the disease. … “Sometimes what seems like a reasonable thing to do doesn’t turn out that way,” the report’s lead author, Dr.…

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Buried in this story about tracking illegal immigrants is the interesting item that as of early 2003, of 6,000 Muslims who absconded within the US after being told to leave the country, only 38 percent had been found. That left over 3,500 still at large. How many have been caught since then? Where are the…

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So, we have a security signal that’s available, but not used. Why might that be? Is the market in-efficient, or are there real limitations that I missed? There are a few things that jump to mind: Size of code issues. More code will produce a longer report. Rats produces a line count, but doesn’t issue…

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