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Air Force Blog Study

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Air Force Blog Study: The Air Force has funded a $450,000 study on blogs and blogging as a part of the war on terror.

We are developing an automated tool to tell analysts what bloggers are most interested in at a point in time.

Sounds like Memeorandum (insert other web 2.0 news/meme/tag site). Thanks Blogging Blog

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  1. Montoya (6 comments.) says:

    So the Air Force is going to monitor free speech, to see if there is anything they don’t like? Then what will they do? Arrest the bloggers responsible for it? First I had to worry about my employers reading my blog, now I have to worry about the USAF. Really great.

  2. CT (5 comments.) says:

    Hey Montoya: If you’re only now starting to worry, you’re way behind.

  3. Justin (1 comments.) says:

    If you’re honestly that worried, why post it? It’s public information the second you hit “Publish”. If you don’t want others reading it there’s always password protection or private entries. The sad thing is that if they don’t do all they can and America is attacked everyone will say, “why didn’t they do all they could to protect us?” In other words, no matter WHAT they do it’s a lose/lose situation. Lame? You bet.



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