The Making of IC Watch

M.C. McGrath, The Making of IC Watch 


M.C. focuses on the processes and methodology behind making ICWATCH. He talks about the insertion of misleading data, verification and cleaning up messy data. He also touches on the reactions he has experienced by those in the intelligence community and what this mass publication of data can be used for. 

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Keywords: Code Words | Disappearing data | Filters | Insertion of data | ISIS | LinkedIn | Mass publication of data | Messy data | Metadata | Noise | Reactions | Search terms | SIGINT | Snowden | Take down requests | Trends | US focus | Verification | 

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Watching the Watchers
Types of Open Data
Activists and Online Activity
Using the Tool