Senator Pushes For “Flag” Button to Report Terrorist Blogger Content
November 29th, 2011
When government Fusion centers, email sniffers, mobile phone locator systems, and web data aggregation systems aren’t enough it’s time to turn to individual users on the internet for spying and reporting on each other.
Senator Joe Lieberman, who in the 2000 election was a heartbeat away from being a heartbeat away from the Presidency as Al Gore’s running mate, sent an alarming email to Google executives last week calling for the search and applications behemoth, used by hundreds of millions of web users globally, to introduce a flagging system for terrorist content across all of its user-based platforms.
In a November 22nd letter to Google CEO Larry Page (published in full below), Lieberman Writes: