Keep clicking on a face to enlarge the image. Spooky!
In the test, the demonstrator swiped a finger over the smartphone's fingerprint sensor to authenticate himself as the pre-enrolled account owner and to launch a credit card app.
President Obama's deal with House Speaker Boehner is neither democratic nor republican. It is Soviet styled tyranny!
We're fast approaching a time when law enforcement will no longer need to ask you for your identification - your physical self, and the biometric data therein, are all that will be required to identify you.
Following Facebook's decision to implement biometric facial recognition software, Google has acquired a company to boost its facial recognition capabilities; the search giant recently purchasd Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition (PittPatt)...
The CIA was sanctioned by a federal court Monday and ordered to reimburse the ACLU for legal fees expended trying to obtain evidence that the agency tortured terror war prisoners during the Bush administration.
"We only deal with people we're interested in stopping..."
VIDEO explaining what Smart (Spy) Meters actually do, and how to make sure that you do not get one of these.
The latest gizmo attaches to officers’ iPhones and turns them into biometric face scanners. The scanners have already been street tested in Massachusetts. Pretty soon cops all across the US will be using them to ID suspects.
About 5 pm PST, The Desert Freedom Press learned that under the current “emergency”, Police Chief Jeff Gilbert has suspended ALL officers who filed criminal and ethical complaints against him.
The so-called “biometric” technology, which seems to take a page from TV shows like “MI-5″ or “CSI,” could improve speed and accuracy in some routine police work in the field. However, its use has set off alarms with some who are concerned abou
DARPA, in a nutshell, wants to know about how stories or narratives or whatever might like to call them influence human behavior.
"Uncontrolled search and seizure is one of the first and most effective weapons in the arsenal of every arbitrary government...Among deprivations of rights, none is so effective in cowing a population, crushing the spirit of the individual and p
A controversial piece of facial recognition technology (and a PopSci “Best of What’s New 2010” alum) is rolling out in police stations across the country this fall, and naturally not everyone is happy about it.
Mr. Babeu says his deputies will start using the gadget try to identify people they stop who aren’t carrying other identification. (In Arizona, police can arrest people not carrying valid photo ID.) Mr. Babeu says it also will be used to verify...
With voice biometrics phone banking authentication, real time fraudsters detection and private banking security among other benefits accrue. It could also help in government and homeland security, and other secure access to many services.
It’s rumored that Google plans on acquiring the San Francisco based loyalty card service called Punchd Labs Inc., or Punchd. The move by the search engine giant is most likely an attempt to bolster their NFC payment system Google Wallet.
Chongqing city, China, is about to get a giant Orwellian surveillance network of half a million cameras that will spy on areas like street intersections, parks, and neighborhoods. Cisco is rumored to be one of the key pieces in the network...
Rather than a specific initiative to deport known criminals, this is looking more and more like a sweeping move toward a Big Brother total surveillance grid.
The biggest United States ISPs have agreed to allow the entertainment industry to demand that they filter, disrupt, and potentially block users suspected of infringing on intellectual property.
The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and several other organizations released documents from a FOIA lawsuit that expose the concerted efforts of the FBI and DHS to build a massive database of personal and biometric information.
John Kinnucan, the expert-networking firm founder whose public refusal of an FBI request to wear a wire presaged a dozen insider-trading arrests, said he expects to be charged himself.
2010, it seems, was a landmark year for federal snooping. According to the U.S. courts systems’ annual report on law enforcement wiretaps, federal law enforcement requested 1,207 intercepts placed on phones and electronic communications last year, ne
Microsoft has been granted a patent for technology that acts as a wiretap of sorts for Internet communication, allowing governments or other law-enforcement authorities to record the data without detection.
Department hopes to use drones in emergency situations by January
Politicians going to prison is always a wonderful site to see. Is this a growing trend or the the beginning of the end of dirty politicians in the Windy City. In this special report we pose this question on the streets of Chicago.
Something like OpenWatch could help solve a major problem for investigative reporting in an age when newsrooms are shrinking
The dominant search engine's Transparency Report shows that in the six months to last December, British intelligence agencies, police and other government bodies asked it to hand over data 1,162 times. In raw numbers of requests, the United States
As of Feb. 28th 2011 my Oklahoma biometric driver’s license became invalid. I have been cited for driving with an expired license and I am going to court.
Skype allows customers to communicate over Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platforms. And because it is encrypted, Skype, which was recently purchased by Microsoft for $8.5 Billion, is used by many businesses today for their international phone c