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Submission + - Twitter, a rich evidence source in financial crime (

Presto Vivace writes: "Twitter, a rich evidence source in financial crime and compliance matters, now censors posts by country

Capturing that evidence and using it for investigations and to build cases poses a challenge to regulators, enforcement agents and private sector risk and compliance officials. Investigators and prosecutors seeking to exploit social media evidence have been forced to contend with the ephemeral nature of the data and the uncertain boundaries between online speech and privacy rights.


Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb