Warning: this is not satire--or is it?
davidquarter at sympatico.ca
Tue Jul 29 12:04:27 MDT 2003
From: Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com>
> NY Times, July 29, 2003
> Pentagon Prepares a Futures Market on Terror Attacks
> By CARL HULSE
> WASHINGTON, July 28 The Pentagon office that proposed spying
> electronically on Americans to monitor potential terrorists has a new
> experiment. It is an online futures trading market, disclosed today by
> critics, in which anonymous speculators would bet on forecasting
> terrorist attacks, assassinations and coups.
I recall hearing today on CNN that the idea has been scrapped.
Perhaps, I heard wrong.
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