Posted by: mbconsulting | January 17, 2011

Homeland Security chief cancels costly virtual border fence (via Anderson Cooper 360)

CNN Wire Staff (CNN) — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Friday canceled the controversial virtual fence along the U.S. border with Mexico, citing technical problems, cost overruns and schedule delays since its inception in 2005. The Secure Border Initiative-network, a high-tech surveillance system to reduce border smuggling, so far has cost taxpayers almost $1 billion for two regions in Arizona, covering 53 miles overall on the 2, … Read More

via Anderson Cooper 360

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