ShadowDragon: Inside the Social Media Surveillance Software That Can Watch Your Every Move

The tool is the product of a growing industry whose work is usually kept from the public and utilized by police.


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ShadowDragon: Inside the Social Media Surveillance Software That Can Watch Your Every Move

Michael Kwet

The tool is the product of a growing industry whose work is usually kept from the public and utilized by police.

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Afghan Resistance Leaders, Long Backed by CIA, Have Fled Following Taliban Takeover

Matthew Cole, Ken Klippenstein

The retreat of Ahmad Massoud and Amrullah Saleh belies public claims that they are still in Afghanistan.

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The U.S. Military Often Kills Civilians — and Rarely Offers Compensation

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