“Sleuthing Search Engine: Even Better Than Google?,” Wall Street Journal, February 12, 2015 B1. A DARPA-developed tool, offered for free (well, “included,” as your tax dollars paid for its development), used to track down sex trafficking rings. Other uses: tracking down terrorist recruiting patterns, spread of diseases, and money laundering.
How long before Madison Avenue discovers a use for this? How does the competition compete with free? Does this make information accessible in a new, more useful, way?