Using online harassers’ and criminals’ own words against them

by Terry Royce, October 24, 2017

Experiencing on-line harassment? Look here to see what can be done …. and how forensic linguistic researchers aim to use online harassers’ and criminals’ own words against them …. http://www.cbsnews.com/…/forensic-linguistics-makes-web-le…/ Language detectives make the web less anonymous WWW.CBSNEWS.COM

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An analysis of Trump’s tweets – by Prof. George Lakoff

by Terry Royce, October 24, 2017

This is from an analysis of Trump’s tweets – by Prof. George Lakoff at https://georgelakoff.com/ My view: all communication has a purpose or rhetorical focus, and even though Trump seems to be unhinged at times, he is using some pretty basic ‘moves’. If you want another angle on how someone … Continue reading

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Linguistic Analysis of WannaCry Ransomware Messages Suggests Chinese-Speaking Authors

by Terry Royce, October 24, 2017

Flashpoint conducted linguistic analyses of ransom notes found within the WannaCry malware to determine the native tongue of the author(s). Their very interesting analysis suggests Chinese-speaking authors ….. Go to: https://www.flashpoint-intel.com/…/linguistic-analysis-wan…/ Flashpoint – Linguistic Analysis of WannaCry Ransomware Suggests Chinese-Speaking Authors FLASHPOINT-INTEL.COM

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A forensic linguistic application of computational techniques to Abraham Lincoln’s letter

by Terry Royce, October 24, 2017

Here is an interesting forensic linguistic application of computational techniques applied to a famous letter purportedly written by Abraham Lincoln, but sometimes attributed to his secretary John Hay. http://time.com/4855…/abraham-lincoln-john-hay-bixby-letter/

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Questioned authorship analysis of an email

by Terry Royce, February 5, 2015

Just completed an initial assessment on 31 text(s) re viability for a more in-depth forensic stylistic analysis for a major international law firm (representing a local client).

A seminar on the language of police negotiators

by Terry Royce, October 31, 2014

A co-presentation at UTS: "Interaction in crisis negotiation and the professional development of NSW Police negotiators: a case study"

Hostage/Crisis Negotiators: Police Professional Development and Forensic Linguistics

by Terry Royce, July 4, 2014

At the 2nd Annual Roundtable in Forensic Linguistics for The Germanic Society of Forensic Linguistics (GSFL) in Mainz, Germany, September 5-7, 2014.

Developing policing communication competencies

by Terry Royce, June 21, 2014

Gave a paper on “Developing the professional language and communication competencies of police officers in a counter terrorism policing context” at the 4th International Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP) in Geneva, Switzerland, September 10–13, 2014.

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