“Activists warned to watch what they say as social media monitoring becomes ‘next big thing in law enforcement'” @ The Independent

Posted on October 2, 2012

Kevin Rawlinson — October 1, 2012: “Political activists must watch what they say on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, sites which will become the “next big thing in law enforcement”, a leading human rights lawyer has warned.

John Cooper QC said that police are monitoring key activists online and that officers and the courts are becoming increasingly savvy when it comes to social media. But, speaking to The Independent, he added that he also expected that to drive an increase in the number of criminals being brought to justice in the coming months……………………………”

Read more at The Independent.