Pentagon searching for ‘vetted Official Twitter Partner’ to help it influence platform’s users

RT | December 11, 2020

While the US military has tracked and infiltrated dissident groups for decades in ‘real life,’ its capabilities in both impersonating and monitoring human conversation online have exploded over the past decade as more of what is considered ‘war’ takes place in the minds of targeted populations. Using private contractors allows the government – technically bound by the First and Fourth Amendments forbidding it from impinging on Americans’ free speech or right of protection from unreasonable search and seizure – to ignore constitutional concerns, as it’s technically an independent corporation violating targets’ rights.

Pentagon searching for ‘vetted Official Twitter Partner’ to help it influence platform’s users