Saturday, October 24, 2009

CIA's In-Q-Tel Expands Influence

The CIA's venture capital fund is investing in another data crawling and monitoring operation. No details on the size of the investment.

This is as much about building relationships in Silicon Valley as it is getting information through a product. The CIA needs talent, and a lot of it is in the Valley. It's important to have a visible presence.

1"U.S. Spies Buy Stake in Firm That Monitors Blogs, Tweets" - Wired; Shachtman

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