A US official has denied Iranian claims that an American drone was shot down in the country's east, while Nato suggested the unmanned aircraft merely crashed.
America has indeed become the new battleground in the war on terror. In light of this, you can rest assured that there will be no restoration of the civil liberties jeopardized by the USA Patriot Act and other equally subversive legislation. Instead,
LONDON - British judges ruled on Monday that Julian Assange, founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, could take his year-long fight against extradition to Sweden to the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land.
An attorney for Pvt. Bradley Manning, has a couple of high value targets on his list of dream witnesses: namely, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Senate "representatives" have voted to let Obama and future Republican Presidents haul your progeny, yourselves and your parents off to Guantanamo without charges or trial and to detain you and your loved ones for life
WikiLeaks has just released the Spy Files – a trove of almost 300 documents from these companies that shine a light into this industry. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, we tracked down yet more material – used to create an online database that
A February report by the American Civil Liberties Union estimated that Chicago had 10,000 surveillance cameras. Let’s now figure on another 4,000 or so.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange launched the website’s new project Thursday, the publication of files it claims shows a global industry that gives dictatorships tools to spy on their citizens.
Amazon is acting as Big Brother. This individual situation may, by itself, seem trivial (and in one way, it is), but it's a piece of a bigger problem.
“You need two things for a dictatorship to survive — propaganda and secret police,” said Rep. Christopher Smith (R-N.J.), who proposed to restrict the sale of surveillance technology overseas. “Both of those are enabled in a huge way by the high-tech
The rootkit belongs to a company called Carrier IQ and it seems that it has low-level access to the system that allows it to spy on pretty much everything that you do with your handset. This, on the face of it, seems like an extremely serious breach
An Android app developer has published what he says is conclusive proof that millions of smartphones are secretly monitoring the key presses, geographic locations, and received messages of its users.
In my Feb. 16 article ''Facebook & Google are CIA Fronts,'' I argued that Facebook and Google data mine information about you. This is now public knowledge.
Telecommunications giant Sprint has announced the launch of its Wireless Emergency Alerts program that will deliver messages from the federal government directly to millions of Americans as part of a system set to become mandatory on all new cellphon
Taxi drivers have been told they need to install the £460 devices by 2015 or face having their licenses revoked. The microphones, accompanied by CCTV cameras, will activate once the ignition in the car is turned on and will remain recording for 30 mi
With the rise of identity theft, corporate tracking, and the ability of “Big Brother” to access our private data, it is more important than ever for Internet users to be aware of how past and future data can be erased and controlled more effectively.
The Supreme Court should rule that under the 4th Amendment, police must get a warrant before tracking a suspect using GPS surveillance.
Credit Suisse AG, Switzerland's second-largest bank, has begun notifying certain U.S. clients suspected of offshore tax evasion that it intends to turn over their names to the Internal Revenue Service, with the help of Swiss tax authorities.
If you doubt that we are rapidly getting to the point where the government will monitor every breath you take and every move you make, just read the rest of this article. The truth is that the government is watching you more closely than ever, and th
HR 1505, the "National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act." This monstrous bill empowers the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to confiscate to itself tens of thousands of acres of land across the US northern border. This is for "national
But a judge ruled on Thursday that the former Minnesota governor's concerns about modesty, personal freedom and constitutional rights were misplaced when he filed a federal lawsuit in St. Paul last January.
The wave of civil unrest that has swept the globe over the past year has prompted the Department of Homeland Security to step up its monitoring of Twitter and other social networks in a bid to pre-empt any sign of social dislocation within the United
Police in London possess a surveillance technology that sounds like something straight out of science fiction: a mobile GSM device that pretends to be a cellular tower, tricking nearby phones into connecting to it, then intercepting all their communi
More than a year after the FBI busted a Russian spy ring, the bureau is releasing surveillance videos, documents and photographs from the investigation that led to one of the biggest spy scandals since the end of the Cold War. The trove, the bureau s
A Department of Homeland Security-funded surveillance drone deployed against insurgents in Afghanistan that can also be used to tase suspects from above has been unveiled by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s office and will be operational within a mont
In North Scottsdale this morning for at least 3 hours that we know of, all commercial vehicles were forced to exit. The SPD has not been available or returned communications. City Council staff is now investigating. (UPDATE KFYI Talk Show)
You knew it was only a matter of time...
Looking through walls is no longer something we read about in comic books or watch in Superman movies. MIT presented a new radar technology that would allow humans to see through a solid wall.
I guess the TSA guys are jealous somebody other than them is copping a feel.
Top-ranking Obama administration officials, including the U.S. copyright czar, played an active role in secret negotiations between Hollywood, the recording industry and ISPs to disrupt internet access for users suspected of violating copyright law,