US Army Sees Twitter As Potential Terrorist Tool

Breitbart.com is reporting that in a recent draft that was filed by the US ARMY, Twitter is being considered as a potential terrorist tool.

“Extremist and terrorist use of Twitter could evolve over time to reflect tactics that are already evolving in use by hacktivists and activists for surveillance,” it said. “This could theoretically be combined with targeting.”

The report outlined scenarios in which militants could make use of Twitter, combined with such programs as Google Maps or cell phone pictures or video, to carry out an ambush or detonate explosives

Wow. I guess you know you’ve made it once people start claiming your web 2.0 microblogging service can be used as a tool by terrorists. To top it all off, Osamabinladen has been using Twitter for quite a while now. A U.S. Intelligence officer should direct message him and politely ask where he his hiding.

One thought on “US Army Sees Twitter As Potential Terrorist Tool

  1. Damn Hairy Human says:

    Paranoid and delusional are usually the hallmarks of a police state to be. May as well ban the whole internets thingy, because you can find out all kinds of info on there. May as well stop teaching people to read, as that’s where most of the problems start.
    Ignorance is bliss. Look at the smile on a dog.

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