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In September 2013, civilian contractor Aaron Alexis entered the Washington Navy Yard and murdered twelve people before being fatally shot by police. This incident, together with an incident three months

In September 2013, civilian contractor Aaron Alexis entered the Washington Navy Yard and murdered twelve people before being fatally shot by police. This incident, together with an incident three months earlier involving Edward Snowden, caused the U.S. government to critically examine their background investigation (BI) process; because both Snowden and Alexis had supposedly slipped through the cracks of their investigations, there must be some flaw in the BI procedure. The U.S.

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    • Digital object identifier: 10.17645/mac.v3i2.266
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    Jackson Young, Sarah. (2015) "Literacies for Surveillance: Social Network Sites and Background Investigations." MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, 3:2, 88-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/mac.v3i2.266

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