ACLU report says Bush administration restricting free flow of scientific info

ACLU report says Bush administration restricting free flow of scientific info

[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union [advocacy website] released a report [PDF text] Tuesday describing what it calls an "assault on scientific and academic freedom" by the Bush Administration. The report purports to detail how the US government has attacked the free exchange of technology information in the name of homeland security by imposing more restrictions on the flow of scientific data [ACLU press release]. Since September 11, the act of classifying information for reasons of Homeland Security has increased greatly, affecting many areas of science. AP has more.