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Official List Of Words Feds Monitor On Social Networking Sites
ActicistPost.com ^ | February 28, 2012 | Alexander Higgins

Posted on 05/26/2012 6:17:55 AM PDT by Daffynition

The Feds have been forced to release their social network monitoring manual, which contains the list of words the government watches on social media and news sites.

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Homeland Security Manual Lists Government Key Words For Monitoring Social Media, News

Ever complain on Facebook that you were feeling “sick?” Told your friends to “watch” a certain TV show? Left a comment on a media website about government “pork?”

If you did any of those things, or tweeted about your recent vacation in “Mexico” or a shopping trip to “Target,” the Department of Homeland Security may have noticed.

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KEYWORDS: counterterrorism; dhswords; facebook; fedwords; internet; targetedwords; words
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These terms and others are “broad, vague and ambiguous” and include “vast amounts of First Amendment protected speech that is entirely unrelated to the Department of Homeland Security mission to protect the public against terrorism and disasters,” stated the Electronic Privacy Information Center in letter to the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.
The manual was released by the center a week after Homeland Security officials were grilled at a House hearing over other documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that revealed analysts were scrutinizing online comments that “reflect adversely” on the federal government. Mary Ellen Callahan, the chief privacy officer for the Department of Homeland Security, and Richard Chavez, director for the National Operations Center, testified that the released documents were outdated and that social media was monitored strictly to provide situational awareness and not to police disparaging opinions about the federal government. On Friday, Homeland Security officials stuck by that testimony.

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The Official List – Using these words online will put you in the crosshairs Big Brother’s multi-billion dollar spy machine

 

Domestic Security

Assassination

More...

 

Domestic Security

Assassination
Attack
Domestic security
Drill
Exercise
Cops
Law enforcement
Authorities
Disaster assistance
Disaster management
DNDO (Domestic Nuclear
Detection Office)
National preparedness
Mitigation
Prevention
Response
Recovery
Dirty bomb
Domestic nuclear detection
Emergency management
Emergency response
First responder
Homeland security
Maritime domain awareness
(MDA)
National preparedness
initiative
Militia
Shooting
Shots fired
Evacuation
Deaths
Hostage
Explosion (explosive)
Police
Disaster medical assistance
team (DMAT)
Organized crime
Gangs
National security
State of emergency
Security
Breach
Threat
Standoff
SWAT
Screening
Lockdown
Bomb (squad or threat)
Crash
Looting
Riot
Emergency Landing
Pipe bomb
Incident
Facility

1 posted on 05/26/2012 6:17:58 AM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

I’d hit it! Thank goodness Laz is safe!


2 posted on 05/26/2012 6:21:35 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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*Mexicles*??!!??


3 posted on 05/26/2012 6:23:36 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

Hmm, so posting “Drill Baby Drill” got me some looks by homeland security? I’d rather it got a look by the Energy Dept and DEP.


4 posted on 05/26/2012 6:23:36 AM PDT by Betis70 (Bruins!)
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To: Daffynition

Don’t see any Arab-sounding words on that list.

They do have a special section on the southern US border - wonder which side they’re watching?


5 posted on 05/26/2012 6:25:52 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Betis70
Do you want a top or bottom bunk?


6 posted on 05/26/2012 6:25:52 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

ITND


7 posted on 05/26/2012 6:26:22 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: Daffynition

Well that sure sounds like a recipe for getting huge amounts of data that nobody has time to do more than barely skim.


8 posted on 05/26/2012 6:26:22 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou, let me ABOs run loose! They are of much use Lou, so let me ABOs run loose)
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To: Daffynition

They really are out of their effing minds, aren’t they? The sooner all these folks get porked in the upcoming election cycles the better off we all will be.


9 posted on 05/26/2012 6:27:38 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Daffynition

But not “Gun”?


10 posted on 05/26/2012 6:27:52 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou, let me ABOs run loose! They are of much use Lou, so let me ABOs run loose)
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To: P.O.E.
If you are looking for rhyme or reason about DHS you're on the wrong thread. :),P.
11 posted on 05/26/2012 6:31:08 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
I went to the site and read through the lists. What a ridiculous list. From the words and phrases on that I believe that literally every person I know who uses email, Facebook, and/or text messages probably generates at least one if not dozens of "hits" a day on that list. Sheesh, my kids play a lot of FPS games and talk about their "shots fired" stats. Oops, guess their on the list. My wife likes to shop at Target. Dang, she's up for review now. etc. etc.

Years ago, before "domestic surveillance" (oops, am I on the list now?) was even in vogue I had a friend who was concerned about it. Borderline tin-foil hat type, but with a twisted sense of humor. He set his tagline/signature for *all* of his emails to be something like "For my friends at NSA: nuclear Soviet Union submarine ..." Wonder whatever happened to Dave, he disappear a few years later...

12 posted on 05/26/2012 6:31:45 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Daffynition

Depends. Are we being re-educated in Mexico or Canada?


13 posted on 05/26/2012 6:36:02 AM PDT by Betis70 (Bruins!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Wonder how many cubicles are logged into FR?


14 posted on 05/26/2012 6:36:41 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

Contest....who can be the first to use all these words in one sentence?

And the sentence can’t contain a list....that’s too easy.


15 posted on 05/26/2012 6:38:43 AM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: Dr. Ursus

Maybe if we all visited a Target in Mexico that sells pork products we wouldn’t be sick from our own tainted food supply. But it’s an exercise in futility to question the people we have in power right now. Vote the bums out in the next election.

I’ve accepted that I am on several lists already and have been for some time. So be it!


16 posted on 05/26/2012 6:39:45 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: Betis70

Which has better food? ;)


17 posted on 05/26/2012 6:40:59 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
So.....

This thread is getting lots of attention?

18 posted on 05/26/2012 6:41:18 AM PDT by blam
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To: Daffynition

I’ll have to review the list later and make sure I you as many words as possible as often as possible.


19 posted on 05/26/2012 6:41:26 AM PDT by mykroar (Romney: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Shows daily.)
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To: Daffynition

Don’t see anything about Allah or jihad on that list. Guess they don’t want to profile anybody, except patriotic Americans who are concerned about their slipping rights.


20 posted on 05/26/2012 6:42:58 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: ThunderSleeps

http://epic.org/

...if you want agita.


21 posted on 05/26/2012 6:43:16 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

eeeh, thank goodness they left off communism, zeta's and Agenda 21.

22 posted on 05/26/2012 6:44:58 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

They can “monitor” all they want. Screw ‘em. This America and there is a First Amendment.


23 posted on 05/26/2012 6:47:51 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Liberty Valance

They can “monitor” all they want. Screw ‘em. This America and there is a First Amendment.


24 posted on 05/26/2012 6:48:05 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Liberty Valance

I was just googling EPIC and *fusions centers* ...and my ‘puter froze up. WTH?


25 posted on 05/26/2012 6:53:36 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

George Orwell’s 1984 Big Brother is showing up on the horizon. Keep on re-electing the same goons and it will happen sooner than later. We have “One” in power right now who along with his “Kameraden” would just as well substitute the constitution for toilet paper. Just a thought to consider.......


26 posted on 05/26/2012 7:01:10 AM PDT by saintgermaine
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To: Dr. Ursus

If pork is one of the words, I’m toast.


27 posted on 05/26/2012 7:05:30 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Dr. Ursus

If pork is one of the words, I’m toast.


28 posted on 05/26/2012 7:05:41 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Daffynition

They left out...

F U B O !!


29 posted on 05/26/2012 7:05:41 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Daffynition

I sure that “Freeper” is at the top of the list.

I was also wondering if they took notice the other day when I called President Obama a SON-OF-A-BITCH upon the disclosure of the Hollywood types being allowed access to TOP SECRET military facilities so they could make a really cool movie and probly not directly related at how the SEAL team that took out Bin Laden was conveniently wiped out.

No black helicopters yet?


30 posted on 05/26/2012 7:10:30 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Daffynition

LoL - You forgot to hit the presearch button. DARPA Echelon Carnivore!


31 posted on 05/26/2012 7:11:45 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Daffynition

I hate to talk about Mexico and the gun running scandal, I’d hate to be targeted and have the marxist government come gunning for me.


32 posted on 05/26/2012 7:14:30 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: unixfox

I didn’t find *Hope and Change*...wonder why?


33 posted on 05/26/2012 7:15:50 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

As I said on the last thread about this crap, I imagine they have a ton of fun with MMOs and Minecraft. At least 3/4 of the nonspecialized terms get thrown around left and right for various games...


34 posted on 05/26/2012 7:16:29 AM PDT by Fire_on_High (WTB new tagline, PST!)
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To: Daffynition
Viking Kitties are safe....


35 posted on 05/26/2012 7:16:39 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Daffynition; mickie
I wish they'd add "loose" and "lose" to the list of red flag words.

Leni

36 posted on 05/26/2012 7:20:01 AM PDT by MinuteGal (OMG !!!.....Obama Must Go !!!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Everybody has used one or more of those words in their communications. This list will do nothing to narrow down potential threats, but it DOES give the feds permission to spy on everybody. They know who they want to spy on, and it has little to do with homeland security.


37 posted on 05/26/2012 7:20:40 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: Dr. Ursus

Wound my heart with monotonous languor


38 posted on 05/26/2012 7:25:30 AM PDT by Noumenon (If people saw socialists for what they truly are, slaughter would ensue - in self-defense.)
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To: MinuteGal
your and you're ...and


39 posted on 05/26/2012 7:26:29 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

They couldn’t possibly have time to monitor all those words even if they didn’t take smoke breaks.

This is just baseless hysteria.

I only have 60 or so friends on facebook and I see similar words used every day.

Perhaps if they have some other reason to have a person under surveillance, they might check his/her posts for certain words, but this is just silly.


40 posted on 05/26/2012 7:31:23 AM PDT by altura
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To: Daffynition

So let me see. If I went to a medical facility because I had an allergy attack that prevented me from being able to properly exercise and posted that here, I’d be on the watch list??


41 posted on 05/26/2012 7:33:31 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: hal ogen
They can “monitor” all they want. Screw ‘em. This America and there is a First Amendment.

...for now


42 posted on 05/26/2012 7:34:54 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Daffynition
I'm glad FR is not one of them social sites. Wot?

Here's how President Obama's head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and author of "Repulblic.com," Cass Sunstein, describes FreeRepublic.com as "group polarization," where people segregate themselves so effectively online with other like-minded thinkers that they create an echo chamber where the group's worst and most malevolent opinions get reinforced and strengthened. "We might want to consider," Sunstein startlingly told the Times recently, "the possibility of ways of requiring or encouraging sites to link to opposing viewpoints."

D'oh!

43 posted on 05/26/2012 7:51:11 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Arrowhead1952

44 posted on 05/26/2012 8:01:08 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: altura

Oh yah......maybe there is a *fusion center* committed to *analytic excellence* in your very own backyard: http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1296484657738.shtm


45 posted on 05/26/2012 8:04:58 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Lorianne
How about Bacon Explosion?


46 posted on 05/26/2012 8:07:00 AM PDT by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

The words on the list also have to appear in context with other suspicious words to get flagged.

i.e. A phrase that contains “shopping” and “Target”
would not be flagged. The word “shopping” and the fact that Target is capitalized would mark the phrase as innocuous.


47 posted on 05/26/2012 8:08:08 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: darkwing104
DHS is hiring.....http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/content_multi_image_0014.shtm

About time those kitties earned their keep.

48 posted on 05/26/2012 8:08:27 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
Gee, I guess I'm safe here using such deragotory terms such as "Dear Leader," the "FASCIST Neo-Commie," " Islamic-Jihadist-Appeaser/Defender" etc, as well as Demo-Rats, the "Party of Surrender and Defeat," not too mention, referring to the head of the Dept of Homeland [IN]Security as that "Clueless, Fat Beatch?"

Guess I can stop watching for the black helicopters (or have they been replaced with drones yet?) and can sleep safely knowing the Gestapo-like, Jack-Booted Thugs will not be kicking my door in. lol

49 posted on 05/26/2012 8:10:48 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Daffynition

It sounds like the government is going to target poor people from Mexico that eat a lot of pork, possibly by giving their computer a virus so they can’t shop online for medicine in Canada for common ailments like colds and flu, which could drive up prices to epic proportions and make flu shots more expensive, there by endangering population of the United States, Russia,and China.


50 posted on 05/26/2012 8:13:35 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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