Twitter for terrorists: U.S. Army report lays out terror scenarios

Terrorists could use Twitter to communicate with terrorist cells to plan, coordinate attacksA U.S. military intelligence report has determined that the Twitter microblogging tool could be used by terrorists to coordinate their movements, activities and attacks.The report from the U.S. Army’s 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, now posted on the Federation of American Scientists Web site, details several scenarios in which terrorists could use Twitter as an operation tool.The report noted that human rights groups, communist organizations, anarchists and others are already using the Twitter to communicate with one another and send messages to broader audiences.
computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9118161US Army warns of Twitter danger
US intelligence agencies are worried that terrorists might start to use new communication technologies like the blogging site Twitter to plan and organise attacks.A draft of a US Army report posted on the internet identifies a number of mobile and web technologies that could be used in the future.
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