Tag Archives: Surveillance

Poor man’s mass surveillance:collection & analysis of Twitter data with Gephi & Python

[Each of the “dots” in the graphs above –  there are about 100.000 of them –  even the tiniest small ones barely visible at this level of zoom, represents a twitter user (blue dot), or a hashtag (red dot).  The … Continue reading

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Analysis of Twitter: relationships between tweeters, mentions and hashtags

Now things start to get really exiting: I extended my Python hack to collect information on all relationships for a set of Twitter users, more specifically, I record the following: Each tweeter becomes a node Each #hashtag becomes a node … Continue reading

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Collect it all: America’s surveillance state – Fault Lines – Al Jazeera English

Collect it all: America’s surveillance state – Fault Lines – Al Jazeera English.

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Must See: Living in a surveillance state – Mikko Hypponen

Absolute “Must See” Ted talk on why the mass surveillance performed by NSA, GCHQ, FRA and others is absolutely detrimental to democracy, liberty, freedom, society and you, and why Open Source could help saving your privacy. “your favorite search engine … Continue reading

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Illustration on why digital technology is key for mass surveillance

This post is an attempt to illustrate the point I was trying to make in my previous post, regarding the difference between targeted/manual/”analog” monitoring of communications, and the mass surveillance of massive amounts of data,  enabled by digital automation, “computer … Continue reading

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