The Onion: Facebook ‘Is Truly A Dream Come True For The CIA’ (Video)

CIAFacebookThanks to Erick Schonfeld on Techcrunch for the find.

Even though this is intended to be a joke, the CIA’s interest in what it calls “open source intelligence” has been documented (see here and here).

Via the Onion:

After years of secretly monitoring the public, we were astounded so many people would willingly publicize where they live, their religious and political views, an alphabetized list of all their friends, personal emails addresses, phone numbers, hundreds of photos of themselves, and even status updates about what they were doing moment to moment. It is truly a dream come true for the CIA.

12 Comments on "The Onion: Facebook ‘Is Truly A Dream Come True For The CIA’ (Video)"

  1. That and other certain individuals looking to hook up with under age teens.

  2. That and other certain individuals looking to hook up with under age teens.

  3. ineptuslux | Mar 25, 2011 at 3:16 am |

    By simply looking at the Pages and Groups a person “Likes” they could build a decent psychological profile.

  4. ineptuslux | Mar 24, 2011 at 11:16 pm |

    By simply looking at the Pages and Groups a person “Likes” they could build a decent psychological profile.

  5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsdiYUnKyzk

    this is a drama called cognitive infiltration

    haha, i sent this on facebook!

  6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsdiYUnKyzk

    this is a drama called cognitive infiltration

    haha, i sent this on facebook!

  7. buckminister fuller calls the CIA “Coporations Invisible Army” in his book Critical Path.

  8. buckminister fuller calls the CIA “Coporations Invisible Army” in his book Critical Path.

  9. Unless you are like me and post totally random crap that has nothing to do with me on purpose. I build my profiles to represent archetypes of my favorite tv/movie characters. Lol

  10. Unless you are like me and post totally random crap that has nothing to do with me on purpose. I build my profiles to represent archetypes of my favorite tv/movie characters. Lol

  11. The obvious objective of those in charge of disinformation is to provide satirical stories in order for those to read, research and decide the story is make believe. With true disinformation making people believe truth is an untruth is the name of the game.

  12. The obvious objective of those in charge of disinformation is to provide satirical stories in order for those to read, research and decide the story is make believe. With true disinformation making people believe truth is an untruth is the name of the game.

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