A researcher has obtained a copy of Thomson Reuters' "World-Check" confidential intelligence database, which is used by governments, intelligence agencies, banks, law firms and more to scope out risks including suspected terrorists.
Sputnik news reports The US Navy has held talks with "Transhumanist" and presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan, who told Radio Sputnik about the US military's concerns.He advocates fitting human beings with technology, including microchips, to b
The Obama administration-supported measure would have allowed the FBI vast access to internet metadata without a warrant using a nonjudicial subpoena
Suffolk County, New York police arrested Edward Perkowski on Thursday after the police allegedly found in a raid of his home items including tens of thousands of dollars in cash, several guns and knives, ammunition, a bit of marijuana and illegal mus
Outdoor retailer snooping for the feds?
The feds are fighting to look at millions of private files without a warrant, including those of two transgender men who are taking testosterone.
Gawker Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after a Florida judge issued a $140 million final judgment in favor of Hulk Hogan in the invasion-of-privacy lawsuit over the posting of a sex tape.
TN Note: Technocrats invent because they can. That people would not like what they invented does not concern them in the least. It is this very mentality that fuels the mantra to use science to engineer society as they see fit.
Garfield County Sheriff James "Danny" Perkins has issued threats in Utah against the Bureau of Land Management and the US Forest Service of they sought to close access by Americans to public lands.
Hillary Clinton did not cooperate with the State Department inspector general and his investigators, in the latest round of fact finding, but she has maintained that she is willing to talk with the FBI. However, she then told MSNBC the bureau has
One of the FBI's most secretive tactics, under which it's allowed to send a tech company a letter that demands data on a user--and then force that company to stay quiet about the whole thing--is now a lot more public.
The European Union is proposing a government ID for using the Internet which will eradicate both on-line privacy and free speech.
Courts across the country are grappling with a key question for the information age: When law enforcement asks a company for cellphone records to track location data in an investigation, is that a search under the Fourth Amendment?
Your phone is like your best friend. It holds all of your secrets, and there's a bond of trust--at least, you hope that there is. Advertisers may already be exploiting this trust and turning your phone against you, by using its tiny quirks to trac
The 30 million or so surveillance cameras peering into nearly every corner of American life might freak you out a bit, but you could always tell yourself that no one can access them all. Until now.
New York legislators are seeking to expand the state's involvement in the issue of cellphone use while driving, and this time with dire consequences for privacy rights.
I want privacy. Deep down I know it's important, so much so that on my home continent of Europe it's a fundamental right. I'm just not very good at safeguarding it.
Five questions about extremely long airport security lines Scott Mayerowitz … Already faced with lines that snake through terminals out to the curb, fliers are bracing for long waits at security in the busy months of July and August. Some major air
While the promise of a decentralized Internet has been tried and tested by various teams working on distinct technologies, the scope of the SAFE Network by the MaidSafe team brings together all of the missing pieces.
Back in March, I filed a Freedom of Information request with the FBI asking if the agency had ever wiretapped an Amazon Echo. This week I got a response: "We can neither confirm nor deny…"
I've never met Edward Snowden, so please understand that I'm not trying to besmirch his character. And the truth is that I was thrilled when his disclosures hit. I was managing a professional-level VPN and traveling widely, warning people (who we
The lawsuit was filed by users in Illinois, who claim that Facebook's face recognition and suggested tagging features for photographs posted to the site unlawfully violated the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), reports Reuters.
The FBI is fighting to keep citizens from finding out if their information is contained in their massive biometric database called the "Next Generation Identification System," which collects palm prints, fingerprints, iris scans, facial and tatto
Studio director James Pinkstone said Apple's subscription-based service stripped approximately 122GB worth of music, including his own original compositions, from his machine seemingly without notification or consent.
The Transportation Security Administration is admitting their mistake and claiming that agents "did not follow correct screening protocols," after they "humiliated" a wheelchair-bound six-time Olympic champion at the Denver Airport over the w
It's something you've likely seen in the movies -- it's something you may not know is also happening in real life. People are getting chips implanted into their hands in an effort to make daily life a little bit easier. From opening doors to m
A BRAZILIAN STATE JUDGE ordered mobile phone operators to block nationwide the extremely popular WhatsApp chat service for 72 hours, a move that will have widespread international reverberations for the increasingly contentious debate over encryption
Most people don't go gray overnight; it is a gradual process. But one day, you wake up, look in the mirror and… your hair has gone all white.
Tor and VPN users will be target of government hacks under new spying rule. We had reported a landmark judgement by the United States Supreme Court, which will give FBI powers to hack any computer in the world using a single warrant. The same judgeme