Torture is "Information Technology"?

I’m sure many people, with tongue partially in cheek, might suggest the two are equivalent, but the Army is serious about it. Using a loose definition, I suppose torture is a form of “technology” used to extract “information”. And in the miiitary world of doublespeak, it’s probably not any more outrageous than many other common euphemisms and obfuscations. But it’s still a little disturbing to read stories like this one about the Army hiring “interrogators” under IT services contracts, especially considering reports that some of these contractors have been involved in some of the worst cases of abuse, and not subject to prosecution because of their non-military status, including a contractor accused of raping a teenage prisoner but facing no criminal charges.

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