Mack White coins new term: "Twitterrorism"

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Mack White coins new term: "Twitterrorism"

Postby elfismiles » Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:08 am

http://twitter.com/mackwhite/status/975623919

Terrorist 'tweets'? US Army warns of Twitter dangers
Oct 25 02:22 PM US/Eastern

A draft US Army intelligence report has identified the popular micro-blogging service Twitter, Global Positioning System maps and voice-changing software as potential terrorist tools.

The report by the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, posted on the website of the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), examines a number of mobile and web technologies and their potential uses by militants.

The posting of the report on the FAS site was reported Friday by Wired magazine contributing editor Noah Shachtman on his national security blog "Danger Room" at wired.com.

The report is not based on clandestine reporting but drawn from open source intelligence known as OSINT.

A chapter on "Potential for Terrorist Use of Twitter" notes that Twitter members sent out messages, known as "Tweets," reporting the July Los Angeles earthquake faster than news outlets and activists at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis used it to provide information on police movements.

"Twitter has also become a social activism tool for socialists, human rights groups, communists, vegetarians, anarchists, religious communities, atheists, political enthusiasts, hacktivists and others to communicate with each other and to send messages to broader audiences," the report said.

Hacktivists refers to politically motivated computer hackers.

"Twitter is already used by some members to post and/or support extremist ideologies and perspectives," the report said.

"Extremist and terrorist use of Twitter could evolve over time to reflect tactics that are already evolving in use by hacktivists and activists for surveillance," it said. "This could theoretically be combined with targeting."

The report outlined scenarios in which militants could make use of Twitter, combined with such programs as Google Maps or cell phone pictures or video, to carry out an ambush or detonate explosives.

"Terrorists could theoretically use Twitter social networking in the US as an operation tool," it said. "However, it is unclear whether that same theoretical tool would be available to terrorists in other countries and to what extent."

Besides Twitter, the report examined the potential use by militants of Global Positioning Systems and other technologies.

"GPS cell phone service could be used by our adversaries for travel plans, surveillance and targeting," it said, noting that just such uses have been discussed in pro-Al-Qaeda forums along with the use of voice-changing software.

"Terrorists may or may not be using voice-changing software but it should be of open source interest that online terrorist and/or terrorist enthusiasts are discussing it," the report said.

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Postby barracuda » Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:39 am

Send a tweet, go to jail. (It's the LAW.)
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Postby justdrew » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:33 am

Terrorists could you our highways and streets to move around the country in automobiles.

Terrorists could use supermarkets to secure provisions.

Terrorists could maintain awareness of local and regional events by reading newspapers and watching local news - on Televisions.

Terrorists could use the yellow pages to locate sensitive facilities.

OMG we're so vulnerable! I better vote for mccain, that crazy old fool will nuke the world, they we wont have anyone to worry about.
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Postby Occult Means Hidden » Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:56 pm

Like Donald Rumsfeld's rediculous comments about how Al-Qaeda has a more sophisticated media and PR setup than does the U.S..., I think it odd that the fact of all the world's domains being routed through U.S. computers and with the world's most advanced and years-ahead computing power available to American Intel, we can't pinpoint where these darn terrorist forum posters reside or who buys the rights to an al-qaeda oriented web site and OMG twitter might overwhelm the NSA's computing manpower!
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Postby Eldritch » Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:07 pm

Al-Qaeda is a lie.
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Re: Mack White coins new term: "Twitterrorism"

Postby Penguin » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:56 am

elfismiles wrote:
"Twitter has also become a social activism tool for socialists, human rights groups, communists, vegetarians, anarchists, religious communities, atheists, political enthusiasts, hacktivists and others to communicate with each other and to send messages to broader audiences," the report said.



I see Im in good company then.
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Postby Penguin » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:58 am

Occult Means Hidden wrote:Like Donald Rumsfeld's rediculous comments about how Al-Qaeda has a more sophisticated media and PR setup than does the U.S..., I think it odd that the fact of all the world's domains being routed through U.S. computers and with the world's most advanced and years-ahead computing power available to American Intel, we can't pinpoint where these darn terrorist forum posters reside or who buys the rights to an al-qaeda oriented web site and OMG twitter might overwhelm the NSA's computing manpower!


Nee, they know where those forums are. Theyre hosted on NSAs front companies servers themselves. Never wonder why those news of "militant sites" never mention the actual addressess of the sites?

Uh-uh. Mmm. Yea. That would be because the couple times that the adressess have been known, and one does a WHOIS query and a traceroute to see who hosts the site - oh yea baby, usually its some firm in terror hotspot Austin Texas or some other place like that. Ive checked myself a couple times.
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Re: Mack White coins new term: "Twitterrorism"

Postby elfismiles » Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:13 am

someone's getting subpoenaed —
Malicious tweet gives journalist Kurt Eichenwald an epileptic seizure
It's not the first time he claims to have been attacked with an epileptogenic message.
Jonathan M. Gitlin (US) - 17/12/2016, 02:11
http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/20 ... g-seizure/

Journalist Attacked By Seizure-Inducing GIF Identifies Culprit
A no-longer-anonymous Twitter troll sent reporter Kurt Eichenwald a GIF that he said caused him to have a seizure
By Sara Morrison
Jan 11, 2017 at 4:17 PM ET
http://www.vocativ.com/392161/kurt-eich ... f-assault/
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Re: Mack White coins new term: "Twitterrorism"

Postby seemslikeadream » Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:22 am

thanks for that


journalists are under attack

Trump supporters hate him
Mazars and Deutsche Bank could have ended this nightmare before it started.
They could still get him out of office.
But instead, they want mass death.
Don’t forget that.
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