10 august 2020

Intelligence community investing in tools to monitor 'unsavory' speech online

http://www.washingtontimes.com

The intelligence community once considered investing in Twitter but decided instead to purchase new tools to look under its hood.The CIA-contracted venture capital fund In-Q-Tel has made a previously undisclosed investment in new technology to detect speech that is deemed problematic and to identify people who say “unsavory things” on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Reddit.In-Q-Tel considered investing in Twitter a dozen years ago but ultimately chose not to do so and has since built up [...]