October 27, 2008
Army Fears Twitter As A Terrorist Tool
The army (ours) thinks that Twitter could be used by terrorists to coordinate attacks. The reason? Protesters at the Republican National Convention used Twitter to coordinate the protest. From the report (page 8):
Twitter has also become a social activism tool for socialists, human rights groups, communists, vegetarians, anarchists, religious communities, atheists, political enthusiasts hacktivists and others to communicate with each other and to send messages to broader audiences.
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Twitter was recently used as a countersurveillance, command and control,and movement tool by activists at the Republican National Convention(RNC). The activists would Tweete each other and their Twitter pages to add information on what was happening with Law Enforcement near real time.
More information from ChannelWeb. Vegetarians? Won't the government please save us from the meat-avoiders. [MG]
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