We now know that fingerprints and irises are not people's only unique features. Scientists have devised ways to identify humans by the shape of their ears, kneecaps, and even their bottoms.
The NSA’s ultimate goal is to destroy individual privacy worldwide, working with its UK sidekick GCHQ, journalist Glenn Greenwald warned an EU inquiry, adding that they were far ahead of their rivals in their “ability to destroy privacy.”
In spite of the fact that he has not committed a criminal act, Boise resident Skinner Anderson faces three years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Decentralized Social Networking
Today, there are at least six new, Silk Road-type marketplaces, including a Silk Road 2.0, with a new Dread Pirate Roberts.
If the government can tell you what you can and cannot do within the privacy of your home, whether it relates to what you eat, what you smoke or whom you love, you no longer have any rights whatsoever within your home.
Texas Rep. Joe Barton grills an ObamaCare Contractor during a House Hearing on why hidden source code on the ObamaCare Website says "Users have no reasonable expectation of privacy" on information they enter.
Edward Snowden’s latest NSA leak is a doozy for Australians. In 2008, Australia’s surveillance agency, the Defence Signals Directorate (now known as the Australian Signals Directorate), offered to share the private information of Australian citizens
Sign says vehicles “will be searched by uniformed security”
Its targets extend beyond suspected terrorists—and some rhetoric that the First Amendment would protect is singled out.
The personal is political, the political personal. When you see the big picture, you see how everything is connected.
Glenn Greenwald "The Goal Of The U.S. Government Is To Eliminate ALL Privacy Globally!"
As some of you may know, the DarkMail project, spearheaded by Ladar Levison (Lavabit) and Mike Janke (Silent Circle) recently launched a kickstarter to combine and open source the technology that will create an end-to-end secure replacement system fo
Company suspends accounts of foul-mouthed Xbox gamers
Multiple media outlets are reporting that the city council of San Rafael, California has passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking inside residences with shared walls.
The State of Montana, inspired by the recent release of home addresses of gun owners in New York, has followed suit.
Google's latest transparency report is out, and with it comes news that should be shocking to no one: Federal, state and local governments keep asking for more and more data.
SPD admit mesh network was never turned off after DHS testing phase
“Gunshot detectors” in classrooms surpass Big Brother in 1984 and the real East German Stasi
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On October 26, 2001 George W. Bush signed into law the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, also called the Patriot Act. The legislation (H.R. 3162) was introduced
The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what this means and why it matters. In this thought-provoking, slightly chilling talk, he shares details of r
"Apple's claim that they can't read end-to-end encrypted iMessage[s] is definitely not true," researchers from QuarksLab wrote in a white paper summarizing their findings. "As everyone suspected: yes they can!"
lexander told the Times that, "Given where we are and all the issues that are on the table, I do feel it's important to have a public, transparent discussion" and that "they [the American people] need to understand the truth about what is going on."
The problem is big, but there’s an easy solution. All politics is local. We’ve forgotten that. It’s time to go local. Your police, sheriff, city council, they all took an oath to protect your rights. It’s time to hold them to it. We’ve been fighting
Dan Johnson (Founder of PANDA - People Against the NDAA) comes on the show to talk about Liberty vs. National Security, the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, and the gradual slide toward an American Police State - John Bush and Catherine Bleis
A federal judge on Monday ruled that a Texas state trooper violated the law when he pulled over a motorist for driving too slowly in the fast lane. After reviewing the facts, Judge Sam A. Lindsay concluded this had been an unlawful stop.
"Rather than try a brute force that makes sense to a computer but not to people, let's use human beings because people typically make these long passwords based on things that humans use," Dustin remembered thinking. "I basically utilized the
Earlier this week, USA Today reported that massive payment processor MasterCard had joined the FIDO alliance. FIDO is an acronym for Fast IDentity Online, and the group describes itself as: