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Google, Web 2.0, and the US National Security Agency
NSA funding research into mass harvesting of social networking user info.
joco




msg:356046
 4:49 pm on Jun 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

To continue debate on whether Google is A-OK as a clandestine harvester of 100% consumer info, I present:

Pentagon sets its sights on social networking websites

Today an article at NewScientist.com reports
New Scientist has discovered that Pentagon's National Security Agency, which specialises in eavesdropping and code-breaking, is funding research into the mass harvesting of the information that people post about themselves on social networks.

[newscientist.com...]

 

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