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Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) April 6, 2004 -- TerrorBet the world's first trading exchange to offer contracts on civil unrest events today re-opened for preregistration following its presentation to the European Commission in Brussels.
The private sector proprietors of "terrorism futures" say they are taking pains to avoid the Pentagon's mistakes. They have one advantage from the start: They aren't the Pentagon.
Homeland security consultant Robbin Laird, who harbors his share of reservations about any kind of homeland futures market, said, "It's a bad idea for the government to be doing it. Private people are going to do it anyway. It's not like being a pedophile or something."