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What does TIA stand for?

TIA stands for Total Information Awareness (US DARPA program; now Terrorism Information Awareness)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Samples in periodicals archive:

A main character here is John Poindexter, the retired Navy admiral who was behind the Total Information Awareness program, an effort - launched after Sept.
Privacy concerns prompted Congress to shut down the Pentagon's $54 million Total Information Awareness (TIA) program last September, but according to a recent congressional report, government computers have not stopped combing private records.
As his story reached its climax, I happened to stumble across an article in my newspaper on the Defense Department's Total Information Awareness project (renamed Terrorism Information Awareness before being shut down by Congress)--a system of databases and information-mining technologies that allegedly would enable massive monitoring and tracking of individuals.