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Software mining program raises privacy issues

SURVEILLANCE:The US defense firm Raytheon’s RIOT program mines social network data like a ‘Google for spies,’ and has raised the hackles of civil rights groups

The Guardian, LONDON

In April, RIOT is scheduled to be showcased at a US government and industry national security conference for secretive, classified innovations, where it was listed under the category “big data — analytics, algorithms.”

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