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2013-07-04 Science & Technology
Example of phone metadata use
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Posted by Steve White 2013-07-04 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [307 views ]  Top

#1 Udall has a point. It's hard to see the national security relevance of knowing who and what Spitz communicated as he travels/traveled through Berlin.

Unrelated to Spitz, but Social Network Analysis permits the identification and monitoring of terrorist cell leaders, cell memberships, and facilitators. For example; if you are in constant contact with a known real estate agent [property sales facilitator], it could be assessed that you may be planning to buy or sell a home or property. If your network of recent contacts includes a known bomb maker, which just happens to coincide with your recent large bank withdrawal, and a string of deadly bomb attacks......well, you can take it from there.

Posted by Besoeker 2013-07-04 04:50||   2013-07-04 04:50|| Front Page Top

#2 Ref the above comment, check out this somewhat dated link, story, and graphic [Palantir Investigation].

If this Palantir investigation were an actual. live application, one could klik on each of the "entitites" [small faces] and a complete ontology would appear. I used Palantir because it came with this story. There are many other analytic tools which provide similar capabilities.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-07-04 05:06||   2013-07-04 05:06|| Front Page Top

#3 Social Network Analysis permits the identification and monitoring of [Democrat|Republican party] leaders, [party] memberships, and [contributors].

How does that make you feel?
Posted by Ulong Gloluck8881 2013-07-04 10:25||   2013-07-04 10:25|| Front Page Top

#4 And Lex wonders how we've become so bitter and hostile to government.
Posted by Charles 2013-07-04 15:15||   2013-07-04 15:15|| Front Page Top

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