Main Core is the code name of an American governmental database that is believed to have been in existence since the 1980s. It is believed that Main Core is a federal database containing personal and financial data of millions of United States citizens believed to be threats to national security. The data which is believed to come from the NSA, FBI, CIA, and other sources, is collected and stored without warrants or court orders. The database’s name derives from the fact that it contains “copies of the ‘main core’ or essence of each item of intelligence information on Americans produced by the FBI and the other main core list pdf of the U.
55, entitled “Enduring National Leadership”, implemented on September 14, 1982. As of 2008, there were allegedly eight million Americans listed in the database as possible threats, often for trivial reasons, whom the government may choose to track, question, or detain in a time of crisis. The existence of the database was first asserted in May 2008 by Christopher Ketcham and in July 2008 by Tim Shorrock. Exposing Bush’s historic abuse of power”.
Main Core: New Evidence Reveals Top Secret”. Christopher Ketcham, “Is the government compiling a secret list of citizens to detain under martial law? Archived from the original on August 31, 2008. May Have Massive Surveillance Program for Use in ‘National Emergency,’ 8 Million ‘Potential Suspects'”, Think Progress blog, May 20, 2008.
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