Monday, 28 May 2012

Be careful when using the N word online: it could get you spied on by the US government.

‘Nationalist’ is one of the terms on the US Department of Homeland Security’s ‘watch list’ of key words, which it uses to monitor social networking and other websites.

Apparently you might be a terrorist if you’re using it.

I wonder what words, or acronyms, feature on the UK government’s version. Would they be so forthcoming to an FOI request?

You can see the full list here.

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