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Duke uses AI tool to monitor online threats, denies tracking student activity

Navigate360 Detect, formerly known as Social Sentinel, is advertised as a “threat detection” service that looks for certain keywords that may indicate harm to individuals or institutions. Duke’s use of the software was not described in the Dallas Morning News investigation, but the University is mentioned in email exchanges involving UNC system schools, and as early as 2019, named by Social Sentinel as a school using the service. 



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