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US immigration enforcement used an AI-powered tool to scan social media posts “derogatory” to the US

October 27, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The system, called Giant Oak Search Technology (GOST), ranks a person’s social media scores from one to 100 based on what it thinks is relevant to the user’s specific mission. The database is searchable using identifiers such as a person’s name, address, email address, and country of citizenship.

After clicking on a specific individual, analysts can review images collected from the subject’s social media accounts and elsewhere, and give them a thumbs up or thumbs down rating. It’s also possible for the analysts to look at the person’s social media profiles, and their “social graph,” themselves to see any potential connections with others.

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