Barack Obama: America monitors foreign visitors accounts on social networks




US President assured Barack Obama that the US government monitors foreign visitors accounts on social networks, during a press conference which was held yesterday evening, Thursday, December 18 / December.

US President responded to a question by Reuters news agency Reuters global censorship by the government posts the next visitors to the United States for the purpose of the visit or residence, where he said that it is very important to distinguish between posts that appear to the public Public, and own posts and conversations that are using social networks Messaging applications to communicate.

He added that according to the laws of the intelligence officers monitoring posts on social networks as a kind of procedures for obtaining a visa, to do later to inquire about the meaning intended by the owner to participate if their content opens room for doubts.

This procedure is very natural when you publish any post publicly on Facebook or Twitter, for example, they are by default shown to all without exception, and there is nothing to prevent the US government – legally – to check on them.

And carried the answer to the US president on mutual monitoring using somewhat of a mystery immediate talks applications encrypted messages, where he said that the means of communication for control of the very difficult things in theory. He added that it is one of the things that the government is working to find a suitable solution in collaboration with technical companies in order to monitor the messages exchanged some potential terrorists.

The unanimous international media that the concern is not to monitor the messages exchanged via instant conversations applications, but the way in which governments in the collection of this vast amount of data is the most important, and this was confirmed by the US President himself when he said that there was no able to monitor all messages Government Sent Because of the great number, leaving the door open to speculation practices carried out by the government to collect and control applications such as Watts August, Talagram or many others.


In: A Technology & Gadgets Asked By: [21020 Red Star Level]

Answer this Question

You must be Logged In to post an Answer.

Not a member yet? Sign Up Now »

Star Points Scale

Earn points for Asking and Answering Questions!

Grey Sta Levelr [1 - 25 Grey Star Level]
Green Star Level [26 - 50 Green Star Level]
Blue Star Level [51 - 500 Blue Star Level]
Orange Star Level [501 - 5000 Orange Star Level]
Red Star Level [5001 - 25000 Red Star Level]
Black Star Level [25001+ Black Star Level]