Spokesman-Review: WSU professor says IRS is breaking privacy laws by mining social media

The Spokesman-Review: WSU professor says IRS is breaking privacy laws by mining social media. “Those Facebook posts from your vacation on a white sand beach, or that purchase of a fancy new vehicle, could be attracting views from the federal government. As its staff shrinks, the Internal Revenue Service has turned to mining social media and large data sets in search of taxpayers to audit, a Washington State University professor says in a recent report in the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.”