• "Automatic Dossiers"

    From Steve Asher@3:800/432 to All on Wed Oct 28 22:51:51 2009
    Possibly nothing new in here, but an indication of
    Big Brother's plan to trawl through blogs, networking
    sites & the like, creating automatic dossiers on anyone,
    & looking for "actionable intelligence". Might be handy
    in sniffing out islamic terror plots, or just looking
    for "islamophobes" and other modern outcasts...

    Mind Your Tweets: CIA and European Union Building
    Social Networking Surveillance System
    Published on 10-25-2009

    By Tom Burghardt - BLN Contributing Writer

    Social networking sites and applications such as Facebook, Twitter and
    their competitors can facilitate communication and information sharing
    amongst diverse groups and individuals is by now a cliche'.

    It should come as no surprise then, that the secret state and the capitalist grifters whom they serve, have zeroed-in on the explosive growth of these technologies. One can be certain however, securocrats aren't tweeting their restaurant preferences or finalizing plans for after work drinks.

    No, researchers on both sides of the Atlantic are busy as proverbial bees building a "total information" surveillance system, one that will, so they hope, provide police and security agencies with what they euphemistically
    call "actionable intelligence."

    [... ...]

    Full article with link to PDF document at Blacklisted News http://www.blacklistednews.com/news-6070-0-0-0--.html


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