Skip to comments.Feds Financing System to ‘Automatically Detect’ Cyberbullying
Posted on 03/28/2015 12:13:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin
The project was awarded this month to Rutgers University, which has received $117,102 so far. The real-time, automatic detection of hurtful online speech is necessary, according to the NSF grant, because cyberbullying is a critical social problem. The grant said 40 percent of American teenagers have reported being cyberbullied.
Vivek K. Singh, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, is leading the project.
I have worked on multiple projects including designing a novel media sharing application, detecting patterns in large scale Twitter feeds, and analyzing community behavior in social media to design mechanisms to nudge people into suitable behaviors, he writes on his website.
(Excerpt) Read more at megynkelly.us ...
Here Is Why Its Time To Get Tough On Hate Speech In America
oh boy. the powers that be, spinning their hate on us into a need for us to be modest.
Declare me an infidel. they need to focus on Chinese and Putin trolls, but mooo, it all will be cleverly misdirected.
“Common Sense” speech control.
Next logical step after “Common Sense” gun control.
The KGB was so foolish - they imposed surveillance, when they could have just let the liberals create it and enslave themselves.
Yeah.. a system to automatically detect “cyber bullying” eh?
To be defined as what exactly?
Ping to a few parties who might be interested in eyeballing the article as well.
Thanks for the find Ben!
Just remember that any disagreement with Obama is racist hate speech, so we’d better all start agreeing. Or else!
This will work about as well as the Obamacare signup websites.
They are going to get themselves outraged and laughed into nonexistence as they clumsily filter keywords and the lawsuits come from those thus victimized, or else the project will never finish because the technology does not exist.
And again this might have nothing to do with harassment but to set up for more general spying.
starts with bullying. ends with doubting dear leader
and the day is coming when believing exactly what you and I do right now and expressing it online, is going to make us criminals from this increasingly corrupt and tyrannical government,
A real, physical bully can punch you in the face. An online mean guy, you can just turn off the computer or go to another site.
I guess FR will be in their sights then!
Here we go. Content control. Offensive speech control. Offensiveness to eventually be entirely the judgment of the person who wishes to be “offended” or whatever bureaucrat is in charge ideological reliability or of enhancing his own importance.
The system can only work if it understands sarcasm. It doesn’t, and therefore will attack the sarcastic among us, who are also the most intelligent among us. This will be okay, because it will level the playing field, sort of like aggressively “progressive” income taxes.
We did not “go Galt”, we were Galted.
Similar tools to monitor all your online activities and track social networks for key influencers have been known for several years.
What is Rapid Information Overlay Technology or RIOT Software?
Protecting Your Privacy from Tools like RIOT and PRISM
This new “cyberbullying” tool simply consolidates all of the data analysis to find out who is using non-PC terms, what accounts they use, who they talk to and help identify the people to shut down to end 95% of the discussion.
If you don’t want to be “cyberbullied”, then don’t expose every aspect of your life on foolish social media sites.
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FCC NSA Internet
Good grief. Whoever wrote that piece of fascism should be locked up for hate speech.
Online criticism of the LGBT agenda will be out of the question, needless to say.
Nanny State PING!
the thugocracy marches on
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