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FBI releases plans to monitor social networks

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Re: FBI releases plans to monitor social networks

Postby Grigoris » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:31 pm

Yeah, like they're not already doing it!
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Re: FBI releases plans to monitor social networks

Postby PadmaVonSamba » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:56 pm

Here are two ways to keep people from gathering private information about you on Facebook, twitter, and other social network sites:
1. Don't post private information
2. See #1
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Postby Indrajala » Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:57 am

You can already monitor what's going on with Twitter and Google quite easily using publicly available means. :shrug:
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Re: FBI releases plans to monitor social networks

Postby Adumbra » Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:26 pm

If I understand the report correctly the Feds want software that will create and maintain fictional personae on the social networks. While it sounds interesting I really don't see the purpose behind it. Are they going to use them to entrap and bust people? As for the information gathering and collating aspect: how can the Feds know the information they collect is accurate? Anyone can create fake personae on facebook and feed them disinformation with it. The Spy vs Spy comic perfectly illustrates the utter futility of the spy game.

The Feds are not going to be more informed, but less informed. Now that the public knows that they're communications on Facebook, Twitter, et all are being monitored they aren't likely to be 100% transparent. Congratulations FBI, you've just made your own job more difficult. My only regret is that my tax money is going to fund this errant project.

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