Wednesday, March 17, 2010

FBI uses new tool: social networks - The Boston Globe

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US law enforcement agents are following the rest of the Internet world into popular social-networking services, going undercover with false online profiles to communicate with suspects and gather private information, according to an internal Justice Department document that offers a tantalizing glimpse of issues related to privacy and crime-fighting.

Think you know who’s behind that “friend’’ request? Think again. Your new “friend’’ just might be the FBI.

FBI uses new tool: social networks - The Boston Globe

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