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“We Must Be Allowed To Spy On Facebook And Twitter”

[Update: Since this piece was published the vote for CISPA in the House was accelerated and passed. It now moves to the Senate. You can read the full Bill here.) “We must be allowed to spy on Facebook and Twitter…” In the UK, Sir David Omand, former Permanent Secretary and Security and Intelligence Co-ordinator in the [...]

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Social Media and Hunting for Humans

Social Media and Hunting for Humans

Framed in a fun way, the light hearted Tag Challenge is a brainchild of a group of graduate students spanning six countries. The main aim of the project is to see how social media could be used to improve transatlantic security. The aim of the game is hunt down ‘Criminals’ whose photos are posted on [...]

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Snooping: It Just Got Real-Time.

Snooping: It Just Got Real-Time.

If you’re in the UK, when, where and who you tweeted, facebooked, messaged, rang, checked in, photographed, skyped, may soon be stored and analysed in real-time by a body that most people don’t trust – The Government. A new law being proposed, the details of which are said to be released in the Queen’s Speech [...]

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