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Revealed: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don't want the government spying on you

  • Department of Homeland Security forced to release list following freedom of information request
  • Agency insists it only looks for evidence of genuine threats to the U.S. and not for signs of general dissent[/*]

The Department of Homeland Security
has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to
monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist
or other threats against the U.S.

The intriguing the list includes obvious choices such as 'attack', 'Al
Qaeda', 'terrorism' and 'dirty bomb' alongside dozens of seemingly
innocent words like 'pork', 'cloud', 'team' and 'Mexico'.

Released under a freedom of information request, the information sheds new light
on how government analysts are instructed to patrol the internet
searching for domestic and external threats.

The words are included in the department's 2011 'Analyst's Desktop Binder

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Added: May-27-2012 Occurred On: May-27-2012
By: Ahhyoou
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