Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Florida Will Try Again With Seisint's Matrix

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement's is going to give it another try with MATRIX, owned and run by Seisint.

MATRIX is the The Multistate Anti-Terrorism Information Exchange, which was promoted heavily after September 11, is a system by which police can access many linked databases at once, inlcuding commerically held data. Normally police would need a subpoena for such information.

Federal funding for Matrix ran out in April. Most states have abandoned the Matrix experiment. But then again, Seisint in based in Florida.


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