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Open source investigation on LinkedIn

Basic info

This video gives a brief overview of "ICWatch", a project by Transparency Toolkit. The project collects and analyses the public resumes of people working in the intelligence community. On public platforms like LinkedIn, people working for intelligence contractors, the military and intelligence agencies mention secret codewords and surveillance programs when explaining their skills and employment history. By analysing LinkedIn, ICWatch has been able to collect over 27,000 resumes and has made them searchable through its search software, LookingGlass.


Type: Animation
Topics: Open source investigation, profiling, surveillance community, LinkedIn 
What to use it for: Presentations, workshops or trainings
Language: English
Developed by: Transparency Toolkit
Video created by: Tactical Technology Collective / Klaas Diersmann

Info last updated: 10th of March 2016

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