There have been plenty of TV documentaries about Albert Einstein, but almost none of them begin with a political assassination and a sex scene. The 10-part docudrama series, premiering Tuesday on the National Geographic Channel, goes where few accounts of the physicist’s life have gone before.
Executive producer Ron Howard told The Associated Press that the series’ eyebrow-raising first scenes “fulfilled the desire to announce to audiences right away that we weren’t approaching it in an entirely straightforward, traditional and academic way.” “We were looking for the drama in the story and willing to deal with Einstein, warts and all,” Howard said.
The scanning program looks for certain phrases found in previously obtained chat records from criminals, including sexual predators (because of the Reuters story, we know of at least one alleged child predator who is being brought before the courts as a direct result of Facebook's chat scanning).
The relationship analysis and phrase material have to add up before a Facebook employee actually looks at communications and makes the final decision of whether to ping the authorities.
According to Special Agent Supervisor Jeffrey Duncan of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the information provided by Facebook allowed for the arrest of the suspect.Facebook has added sleuthing to its array of data-mining capabilities, scanning your posts and chats for criminal activity.If the social-networking giant detects suspicious behavior, it flags the content and determines if further steps, such as informing the police, are required.Reuters reports that Facebook screens for inappropriate language and exchanges of personal information and also uses records of convicted pedophiles’ online chats to teach their software what to seek out. As a filter, it seeks out users who exchange abusive language and contact information.However, it also goes a step further to examine “whether a user has asked for contact information from dozens of people or tried to develop multiple deeper and potentially sexual relationship, a process known as grooming.” Facebook’s Chief Security Officer, Joe Sullivan notes that, “We’ve never wanted to set up an environment where we have employees looking at private communications, so it’s really important that we use technology that has a very low false-positive rate,” he said.Alleen premium-leden zien andere webcam gebruikers. Om premium (GOUD) lid voor het leven te worden en deze functie te ontgrendelen, hoef je maar één keer een aantal credits te kopen, ongeacht het aantal!