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Leigh Alexander Challenges the Idea of Using Automated Systems to Catch Terrorists

Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2008 by Aelryn

Come on! You don't think the feds can do it? They're known for efficiency and general brilliance!

In response to yesterday's news about the Reynard Project, which seeks to monitor virtual world and game environments for terrorist activity, Leigh Alexander of Worlds in Motion has written a small article which points out exactly how tough that would be.

If a kids' world can't create automation to prevent 12 year olds from swearing, it seems doubtful that the government could automate behavior tracking for determined and organized violent adults.

Read the rest and join the discussion here.

[Via Worlds in Motion]

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