Twitter Bars U.S. Spy Agencies from Data Mining Platform

HeadlineMay 09, 2016
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The social media platform Twitter has reportedly barred U.S. intelligence agencies from using a service that analyzes all of its user posts. The Wall Street Journal reports Twitter cut off access to Dataminr, a company that mines Twitter feeds for information, because it was concerned about the “optics” of appearing too close to U.S. spy agencies.

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