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Defense Department Wants the Perfect Memespotting Tool

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, August 3 2011

First, the Pentagon used the influence of "experts" appearing on cable TV to spin the news. Then it sought to create fake social media profiles — sockpuppets — to spread and support its message. Now, the ... Read More

Pentagon Report: Digital Attacks Can Mean War

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 31 2011

A new Pentagon cyber strategy document will establish that digital sabotage can rise to the level of an "act of war," report the Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Gorman and Julian E. Barnes. From the Defense ... Read More

My Own Private SocNet: Defense Dept and Hill Get Customized Networks

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 20 2009

At Beth Noveck's event for her new book "Wiki Government" this afternoon in Rockefeller Plaza (write-up forthcoming), the deputy U.S. CTO for open government touched on an intriguing project called Aristotle, a ... Read More

Defense Department Voting Assistance Program Draws Congressional Fire

BY Michael Turk | Monday, December 1 2008

A DoD program meant to assist military personnel in registering and voting is drawing Congressional fire over the hiring of a new overseer. A bipartisan group of Congressmen is irked that the Federal Voting Assistance ... Read More