Why I avoid Web 2.0 sites like the plague…

In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the CIA and the wider intelligence community, is putting cash into Visible Technologies, a software firm that specializes in monitoring social media. It’s part of a larger movement within the spy services to get better at using ”open source intelligence” — information that’s publicly available, but often hidden in the flood of TV shows, newspaper articles, blog posts, online videos and radio reports generated every day.

Here’s the complete Wired article

***I apologize, I can’t help it is a Wired writeup.  I’m beginning to dislike Wired more and more due to their contributors’ extreme verbosity.

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