The San Francisco Entertainment Commission was scheduled Tuesday to consider a proposal that would mandate ID scans for every person entering a "place of entertainment" attended by more than 100 people -- a move that immediately sparked...
the project hit a snag when the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts raised concerns that the infrared cameras would reveal information about what’s going on inside the homes. Sagewell’s cameras can take up to 20,000 images of homes per da
The system is designed to incorporate all manner of biometric data as new technology emerges, from iris scans to gait recognition and even scent detection, so that law enforcement can quickly identify criminals and terrorists here and around the...
In a stark admission, two-star General, John Priddy, from the U.S. National Air Security Operations Center, confirmed that the continued expansion of predator drone surveillance is a stated goal for the coming years.
Your iris, the colored part of your eye, is extremely easy to read and unique, even among twins. The shape of your ear, the way you walk, the size of your hands, your smell, the way you talk, and of course your face are all unique.
If one examines the history of every modern country which eventually disintegrated into despotism, the definition of who the “enemy” is tends to become rather broad rather quickly. That is to say, the more criminal the leadership of a country...
A Dearth of Depraved Dames / American Domination as 'Freedom and Democracy' / The DC-NATO Agenda / Funny Money and Funny Statistics
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura joined Alex yesterday for a jam packed interview covering many subjects including his ongoing lawsuit against the TSA and his endorsement of Congressman Ron Paul.
The days when biometric scanners were merely props in James Bond movies are gone. The North American market appears to be on the precipice of a change. Use cases for secure authentication are everywhere, and the technology foundations...
"I do whatever I can to avoid the scanner," says Dr. Len Lichtenfeld another doctor affiliated with the the American Cancer Society. "This is a total body scan -- not a dental or chest X-ray," he wrote to Cohen.
I don’t know if my mother received pre-natal care, although I do have the name of the doctor who delivered me (also deceased). Circumcision? Well, I don’t recall the details. Does the State Department plan to inspect my...
As reported by Veterans Against Police Abuse (VAPA), the Chief Patrol Agent of the Del Rio sector, Robert L. Harris, took time out of his busy schedule saving us from the invading hordes to write a letter of complaint, full of falsehoods, to the offi
After initially saying they wouldn’t show, Transportation Security Administration officials are now expected to testify today before a congressional hearing chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, one of the agency’s biggest critics.
At the same time, federal, state and local governments will launch new citizen ID programs for the Internet and expand the use of current secure ID programs," said Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance.
The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that it would retest every full-body X-ray scanner that emits ionizing radiation — 247 machines at 38 airports — after maintenance records on some of the devices showed radiation levels 10 t
What the agent at primary understood and re-iterated for the world to hear was that the primary purpose of internal homeland security checkpoints is to f_ck with people to make them compliant to arbitrary interference in their daily lives. Arbitrary
There aren’t too many things in this world that I worry about– the way I have my life structured makes me feel confident and prepared to deal with whatever might come my way.
In an aggressive bid to entice prospective “sex tourists,” the Department of Homeland Security last year launched an undercover web site that purported to arrange trips from the U.S. to Canada, where clients could engage in sexual activity with minor
U.S. Customs is working on linking Global Entry with other trusted-traveler programs that have been springing up around the world.
What First Amendment?
There's that phrase again: police state. It's being thrown about a lot more since November's pat-down/opt-out fiasco, as public anger over the TSA's new security measures remains high. Which makes the question of whether we're traveling in a police..
"This is not a left or right issue," he added. "They are treating American citizens with great indignity, and we've got to make this right."
Muslims in the America aren’t cooperating enough with law enforcement to counter the radicalization of young followers by al-Qaeda-linked groups, said a House leader on terrorism issues renewing debate about religion’s role in motivating extremists..
If successful in the real world, the “biometrics of intent” could, for example, help determine whether the anxious-looking man at the airport is just stressed-out or actually dangerous. Or if someone is just having a bad day at the office or...
It's been a while since I've posted a new video of my suspicionless homeland security checkpoint encounters along SR86 in Southern Arizona but on Friday February 25, 2011, the actions of Border Patrol field supervisor Trevino who seized me at the pri
The allegation is that the BATFE intentionally allowed these weapons to be purchased despite knowing they were fraudulent straw purchases and then allowed them to be unlawfully transported into Mexico where they were delivered to various...
March 4th, the PDN reports: The Border Patrol has refused to release specific data on the number of arrests made by the Port Angeles station, Blaine Sector, in fiscal years 2009 and 2010. The agency refused a Peninsula Daily News Freedom of In
If you're a resident of one of at least 24 states including Arizona, Georgia, and Washington, your driver's license may no longer be valid for boarding an airplane or entering federal buildings as of May 11, 2011.
Newly uncovered documents show that as early as 2006, the Department of Homeland Security has been planning pilot programs to deploy mobile scanning units that can be set up at public events and in train stations, along with mobile x-ray vans...
Passengers were forced to enter train station by TSA goons who swarmed them on platform