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Google, CIA Invest in 'Future' of Web Monitoring

Google, CIA Invest in 'Future' of Web Monitoring --Recorded Future Scours Tens of Thousands of Web Sites to Predict the Future 30 Jul 2010 The investment arms of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time -- and says it uses that information to predict the future. The company is called Recorded Future, and it scours tens of thousands of websites, blogs and Twitter accounts to find the relationships between people, organizations, actions and incidents -- both present and still-to-come.