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EPA to mine Twitter for tweets on diarrhea, vomiting, flu

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Showing that there is no end to what the Obama administration will spy on, the Environmental Protection Agency has developed a plan to chart the flu by mining the social website Twitter for tweets on diarrhea, vomiting, nausea and the bug. The agency is shopping for a company that can search for those terms and several others to determine how many people in the country are suffering from “acute...