Harper Government Monitoring Social Media: Redefining Truth

Harper government monitoring facebook, YouTube and social media

Harper government monitoring online chats about politics: Correcting what it calls ‘misinformation’

Sheila Scott  | May 23 2010  | 1130

OTTAWA (NEWS1130) – The Harper government has been monitoring political messages online, and even correcting what it considers misinformation. One local expert says the government is taking things too far.

Under the pilot program the Harper government paid a media company $75,000 to monitor and respond to online postings about the east coast seal hunt…

Bureaucrats monitor online forums

May 23 2010 | CBC

The next time you post an opinion in an online forum or a Facebook group message board, don’t be surprised if you get a rebuttal from a federal employee.

The government is looking for ways to monitor online chatter about political issues and correct what it perceives as misinformation…

HSI/Canada Condemns Harper Government’s Reckless 2011 Seal Hunt Quota

March 25, 2011 | Marketwire

Canadian Seal Hunt 2011 – Opinions Articles and Political Actions for and Against the Slaughter. Additional articles on the Namibian Cape fur seal slaughter

December 21 2011 | Harpseals

Clarification on Government spending on Media Monitoring vs Polling

January 27 2011 | Turning News


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