We always knew the rat bastards were monitoring us but this is going way too far.
Feds creating database to track hate speech on Twitter
By Elizabeth Harrington
Published August 26, 2014
Washington Free Beacon
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California December 21, 2013.Reuters
The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and hate speech on Twitter.
The National Science Foundation is financing the creation of a web service that will monitor “suspicious memes” and what it considers “false and misleading ideas,” with a major focus on political activity online.
The “Truthy” database, created by researchers at Indiana University, is designed to “detect political smears, astroturfing, misinformation, and other social pollution.”
The university has received $919,917 so far for the project.
“The project stands to benefit both the research community and the public significantly,” the grant…
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