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BLOG: School starts mass social media surveillance of students for their ‘safety’

Network World | Aug. 29, 2013
Glendale Unified School District in California is paying $40,500 to Geo Listening to collect and analyze all social media public posts of 13,000 students . . . even if it was done off campus.

For better privacy, use Bing cause the NSA doesn't bother to monitor it
Speaking of how not to be under digital surveillance, The Daily Mash posted a tongue-in-cheek suggestion that the NSA doesn't even bother to monitor Bing. Poking fun of Microsoft, the publication quoted an alleged NSA spokesperson as saying: "We monitored Bing for a bit, all we got was pie recipes, endless requests for the weather and entire emails typed erroneously into the search box. It was more annoying that useful."

 

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