After ACLU investigation, Twitter blocks US surveillance "fusion centers" from monitoring tool


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/12/16/after-aclu-investigation-twit.html


#2

“Dataminr is committed to privacy and civil liberties protections,”

Possibly the dumbest and most self-contradictory thing i’ve ever read (today).


#3

With a name like Dataminr, you know it’s hip!


#4

So the spy agencies pay a third party to act as a proxy. Twitter has done little here but increase the cost of spying but has done nothing with this move to prevent it.


#5

I remember when all the hipsters wore miner hats.


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Kinda like they’re doing with one particular high-profile user…


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