Friday, November 4, 2011

CIA’s ‘Vengeful Librarians’ Monitoring Twitter, Facebook

via (title unknown) by andrea on 11/4/11

In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following tweets – up to five million a day.

At the agency’s Open Source Center, a team known affectionately as the “vengeful librarians” also pores over Facebook, newspapers, TV news channels, local radio stations, Internet chat rooms – anything overseas that anyone can access and contribute to openly.


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