Mexican Crime Monitoring Facebook Page, Valor Por Tamaulipas, Closes Permanently

April 10, 2013 in News

Borderland Beat | Six days ago, the social network page “value Tamaulipas” operating in social networking security that disseminated information that dealt with situations of violence in that state, shut down its pages on Facebook and Twitter…

His Life Threatened: “ValorXTamaulipas” Disappears from Facebook and Twitter

April 3, 2013 in News

Borderland Beat | This past February the organized crime offered 600 thousand Mexican Pesos(about 50000 USD) to anyone who gave information about the creator of Valor Por Tamaulipas. The objective: “To shut his mouth”.

The U.S. Dwarfs Other Governments When It Comes To Requests for Twitter User Info

January 29, 2013 in News

The Daily Dot | To mark Monday’s Data Privacy Day, Twitter released its second transparency report, noting instances of government pleas for users’ personal data, government requests to block content, and copyright holder complaints under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Library of Congress saves 500 million tweets per day in archives

January 9, 2013 in News

Computer World | The Library of Congress is now storing 500 million tweets per day as part of its efforts to build a Twitter archive, and has added a total of about 170 billion tweets to its collection.

The 8 Craziest Job Openings in the Military-Industrial Complex

December 28, 2012 in News

Wired | Here are some of the wilder military and intelligence “help wanted” ads we found online.

A New Front in the Infowar

December 20, 2012 in News

Traces of Reality | Internet thought police have begun trolling social media in an official capacity, so watch what you type.