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|Subject: Re: About Those Newsroom Monitors....||Date: 2/24/2014 3:48 PM|
|Author: TheDope1||Number: 1923870 of 1977194|
Yeah, it's not like Obama's admin doesn't have a history of wanting to monitor and track its citizens.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking a “social media analytic tool” that will give the government access to “full Twitter historical data,” according to a solicitation released on Tuesday.
The agency is seeking feedback for a “possible future acquisition to provide near real time social media analysis.” HHS said it wants to use the tool for “ongoing monitoring” of public health issues.
HHS provides a long list of requirements, including “access to real-time social media posts,” and “access to full Twitter firehose.”
The agency requires an archive that goes back at least five years of “full Twitter historical data.” The government will also need “access to multiple account log-ins,” “real-time alerting,” the “ability to construct lengthy Boolean searches,” and a function that can filter search results based on the location of a Twitter user.
Hey, why not? The guy that wrote your article can just yawn some more. Why shouldn't the feds have access to your Twitter feeds? No harm there.
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