According to a revelation made by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the top social media networks have recently shared user data with a Chicago-based surveillance company named Geofeedia. The company has sold the feed to police for surveillance purposes.
The data shared by these companies included the locations, pictures, and other information shared by the users on their social media profiles. After this public exposure, these social media giants have cut-off Geofeedia’s access to their data feeds.
— Policy (@policy) October 11, 2016
Geofeedia calls itself a company that analyzes the social media posts to deliver real-time surveillance to 500 law enforcement agencies. In the recent times, it has grown to become one of the heavyweights when it comes to supplying aid to police.
Here are some emails posted…
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