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Originally posted by joecool9887
So what you think they should not monitor sites or the internet. Say as you will saying is one thing doing is another. They probably get terrorists on a regular basis they have a huge job to do and we need to help. I would worry more about china(buying our country) before I would worry about the government putting you behind bars. Unless you have something to hide.
Originally posted by kn0wh0w
Revealed: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don't want the government spying on you
Often i´ve seen discussions here on ATS about wether or not this site is watched, most agree that it is being watched by alphabet agencies. (take your pick)
To me this is proof-positive and most of us, if not all of us, may be deemed terrorists.
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.
Department chiefs were forced to release the manual following a House hearing over documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit which revealed how analysts monitor social networks and media organisations for comments that ’reflect adversely’ on the government.
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.
So here it is people, you can't say anything bad about the gubment because you'll be a terrorist.
This is scary stuff because now they can deem anyone who disagrees with the government a terrorist.
No more freedom of speech, nope!
However they insisted the practice was aimed not at policing the internet for disparaging remarks about the government and signs of general dissent, but to provide awareness of any potential threats.
Anybody is a potential threat if you look at the list of words.
And yes they're regularly being used on ATS.
Here is the full list of words:
Hi DHS employee.
I mean no harm except to enlighten the good people at ATS of your sick practices.
For any employee at DHS please watch the following clip
I know i am for keeping us all safe!
/end sarcasm here
edit on 28-5-2012 by kn0wh0w because: (no reason given)edit on 28-5-2012 by kn0wh0w because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by albertabound
I don't think any of us are in any real trouble because we only use them in a theoretical sense...we're not actually plotting anything. But, you never know. These weasels can be pretty greasy.edit on 29-5-2012 by albertabound because: Spelling
Originally posted by thePharaoh
Originally posted by MrWendal
When the comments of the membership here are posted in the SPLC papers which call us domestic terrorist, you do not need more proof.
come again?.......whats SPLC.....and when were ats mugs called domestic terrorists?......
if theres an issue, why not close certain forums??