Are You A Criminal Somewhere In The World?

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Amnesty International has rolled out a site that determines if you would be arrested in various countries around the world based on what you post on social media sites.

The Verge reports on the site Trial By Timeline, which goes through your Facebook, and determines if you would be jailed for your behavior.

Chris Welch writes:

The results are chilling: working for a media outlet led to me being “killed by extremists” in nine countries including Iraq and Mexico, for example. Because my religion isn’t specified on Facebook, Trial by Timeline assumed that I’m atheist and thus found me “guilty” of blasphemy in Afghanistan — an offense punishable by torture.

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