U.S. Department of Homeland Security Monitors Social Networks

April 13, 2012

Behind the ostensibly innocuous abbreviation “IOI” stands a vast list of terms monitored -through a subcontractor- by the Department of Homeland Security. The terms are supposed to help the Department uncover “Items of Interest.” IOIs currently relate to 14 categories: 1) Terrorism2) Weather/Natural Disasters/Emergency Management3) Fire4) Trafficking/Border Control Issues5) Immigration6) HAZMAT7) Nuclear8) Transportation Security9) Infrastructure10)…

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