The FBI Has Program That Scans Emails For 3,000 Suspicious Phrases
The FBI has developed new software that scans e-mails for buzz words and phrases that indicate the sender (and receiver) or said mail are up to no good, the FT reports. There are over 3,000 words and phrases that would raise a red flag in the program.
Linguistic analysis software, which initially protects employee anonymity, can flag uncharacteristic changes in tone and language in electronic conversations and can also be tailored for particular types of employees.
This article is presented in the light of the FBI being involveded in investigations into corporate wrongdoing and Cyber-crime. But with a Nationwide Surveillance system being put into place, and the fact that the FBI is actively spying on citizens and protest groups, this should get you to think twice about the potential capabilities of this being used as a surveillance asset.
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