Your Twitter could help NC State study nuclear activity. What are the ethics?

August 22, 2018 | News & Observer
When you tweet, you can tag your location and all 335 million active Twitter users can see it, including researchers who can use it to draw conclusions — about topics you’d never tweet about.

“They want to come up with ways to very closely monitor unauthorized or illegal nuclear activity by remote sensing,” said study co-author Hamid Krim, professor at N.C. State, in a phone interview.