Description: Technical manual for the Department of Homeland Security's social media monitoring program, released through a FOIA lawsuit by the Electronic Privacy Information Center. CSIA keywords and "Items of Interest" categories come from this document.
Tags: promotional material, surveillance software, natural language processing
Description: MITRE corporation report about the Mitre Text and Audio Processing (MiTAP) system that automatically gathers, translates, organizes, and presents information from open news sources to monitor disease outbreaks and global events.
Description: FBI manual obtained via a FOIA request regarding FBI interpretation of "leetspeak", a cryptic form of communication where letters are replaced with numbers, symbols, unusual spellings, and abbreviations.
Description: : EFF report about the FBI's Investigative Data Warehouse, a database containing hundreds of millions of records of personal information based on FOIA records, public information, and IDW datasets.