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Monitoring Social Media

Rexedgar

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What does the law say about the government monitoring domestic social media?

There have been a few people trying to explain the government’s position, but all they have done is confuse the issue further. I would think that anything in the public domain should be fair game. If it is not specifically targeting individuals, I would think that it would be legal to monitor.

There was enough of Trump tweets and others to have made a case to be better prepared for the riot that happened 6JAN2021.
 

Rogue Valley

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LEO's monitor social media sites all the time for pedophile's and men looking for underage girls, drug shipments, etc.

I don't know why they couldn't monitor social platform's for radical groups that pose a danger to the government.
 

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What does the law say about the government monitoring domestic social media?

There have been a few people trying to explain the government’s position, but all they have done is confuse the issue further. I would think that anything in the public domain should be fair game. If it is not specifically targeting individuals, I would think that it would be legal to monitor.

There was enough of Trump tweets and others to have made a case to be better prepared for the riot that happened 6JAN2021.
I guess it's going to take a few more skirmishes before people finally stop calling these "riots".
Many of the participants were militia, some were military and some were police, and you still think you're looking at a riot.
Unbelievable.
 

Felis Leo

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I guess it's going to take a few more skirmishes before people finally stop calling these "riots".
Many of the participants were militia, some were military and some were police, and you still think you're looking at a riot.
Unbelievable.
It was a putsch led by a lynch mob.
 

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What does the law say about the government monitoring domestic social media?

There have been a few people trying to explain the government’s position, but all they have done is confuse the issue further. I would think that anything in the public domain should be fair game. If it is not specifically targeting individuals, I would think that it would be legal to monitor.

There was enough of Trump tweets and others to have made a case to be better prepared for the riot that happened 6JAN2021.
Certain words and phrases are Red Flags to the FBI, NSA, MI6, etc... they don't monitor regular day to day conversations about stuff...
 

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What does the law say about the government monitoring domestic social media?

There have been a few people trying to explain the government’s position, but all they have done is confuse the issue further. I would think that anything in the public domain should be fair game. If it is not specifically targeting individuals, I would think that it would be legal to monitor.

There was enough of Trump tweets and others to have made a case to be better prepared for the riot that happened 6JAN2021.
Social media is a public forum, why would there be any thing to stop the government monitoring social media?
 
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