Homeland Security Considers Outside Firms to Analyze Social Media After Jan. 6 Failure

The Department of Homeland Security is considering hiring private companies to analyze public social media for warning signs of extremist violence, spurring debate within the agency over how to monitor for such threats while protecting Americans’ civil liberties. The effort, which remains under discussion and hasn’t received approval or funding, would involve sifting through large… Continue reading Homeland Security Considers Outside Firms to Analyze Social Media After Jan. 6 Failure