posted on Mar, 12 2009 @ 11:28 PM
I'll admit there may be teenagers or not too bright lights trying to find things like where to buy the ingredients locally for home made bombs or
Most people seriously trying to access information for unlawful activities are aware enough to use standard methods of concealment. Laptops, Internet
cafes, circuitous routes, etc.
Cold searches on Google are more for amateurs and kids wanting to learn more about the nastier stuff, or morbidly fascinated. It may have been
possible at one time to monitor searches and track patterns and back to IP addresses.
But how much resources in manpower and time would be allocated to separating aspiring young terrorist searches from middle class kids looking for
stuff they've been reading about, I really wonder?
It would require a sizable army just to read and produce files on millions, I'd say. And then there's the legal issue of whether researching and
discussing something illegal is a crime in itself.
I think this whole issue is grossly exaggerated.
But I could, after all, be a disinformation agent.