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the Federal Reserve...is requesting the creation of a "Social Listening Platform" whose function is to "gather data from various social media outlets and news sources." It will "monitor billions of conversations and generate text analytics based on predefined criteria....The solution must be able to gather data from the primary social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Forums and YouTube.."
Originally posted by silent thunderOK, Ben, I will save you the trouble of collecting "analytics," for this citizen at least, and tell you flat out what I think of you and your criminal buddies -- Your bankster friends are scumbags far worse than the most egregious inner-city-project welfare cases, because you take the tax dollars of hard-working Americans and funnel it into bonuses, while they at least confine their welfare purchases to groceries. You yourself are printing money and contributing to the decline of America and the debasement of what was once the world's top-shelf currency. You are blood-sucking parasitic scumbags who need to be desposed of, much as my country mother would dispose of a fat tick. You are absolute dirt and you deserve the harshest penalties imaginable. And you can kiss my ***, you snotty pile of wortheless human garbage.
That clear enough for you, you greasy piece of filth?
Originally posted by boncho
I don't know what you guys are talking about, I love the fed.
... and how many do you think will see this as more important than say .... Professional sports entertainment?
On a serious note... when a "quasi-governmental" agency (which is another way to say "legislated monopoly") begins to engage in civilian intelligence gathering... how far from "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" have we come?