CIA spying on bloggers and twitterers


This video from the USA is called: My Tweet Spot: Torture Probe- Aired July 17, 2009.

From Democracy NOW! in the USA:

CIA Invests in Software Firm Monitoring Blogs, Twitter

Wired Magazine has revealed the investment arm of the Central Intelligence Agency has invested in a software firm called Visible Technologies that specializes in monitoring social media sites including blogs, Flickr, YouTube, Twitter and Amazon. Wired reporter Noah Schactman writes: “America’s spy agencies want to read your blog posts, keep track of your Twitter updates — even check out your book reviews on Amazon.”

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