DHS Searching Facebook and Twitter For “Marijuana”, Other Keywords

The Young Turks: “Watch out if you’ve used the word ‘marijuana’ on Twitter or Facebook. Via Alternet: ‘…According to an internal DHS document released by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), the department and/or a DHS subcontractor is searching social networks like Facebook and Twitter for all kinds of keywords, which are then made into reports about “items of interest” (IOI). The list of terms is HUGE, and according to the blog Animal New York, “the DHS can also add additional search terms circumstantially as deemed necessary”…’. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.”

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