As part of the Beyond the Border initiative, the U.S. and Canada are strengthening cybersecurity cooperation. In a move that received little attention, both countries recently announced a joint cybersecurity action plan. Cyber threats know no nationa
The Petraeus scandal is receiving intense media scrutiny obviously due to its salacious aspects, leaving one, as always, to fantasize about what a stellar press corps we would have if they devoted a tiny fraction of this energy to dissecting non-sex
Government surveillance of citizens' online lives is rising sharply around the world, according to Google's latest report on requests to remove content and hand over user data to official agencies.
How many times did you go online today? Did you update your Facebook status? Do a web search? Order a new pair of shoes?
Coming soon to a St. Petersburg neighborhood near you: an armored truck that you cannot miss and that cannot miss you, at least not with the four cameras mounted behind bullet-resistant glass, pointed in all four directions.
Baltimore announces city-wide surveillance roll out that records passenger conversations on city buses
Two Iranian jets recently tried and failed to shoot down an unarmed MQ-1 Predator drone flying a surveillance mission over the Persian Gulf, the Pentagon disclosed Thursday.
A Microsoft patent filing reveals a system that uses Kinect to charge per-viewer licensing fees.
Robotic assassination campaigns directed from the Oval Office. Cyber espionage programs launched at the president's behest. Surveillance on an industrial scale.
About 450 school students will be wearing electronic devices that will track how often they come in contact with one another at school — and on their day off during Election Day — to help researchers track how the flu may be spread among them.
Marked with signs to alert passengers that open mics are picking up every word they say, the first 10 buses with the new surveillance equipment began operation towards the end of October. Eventually, officials say they will expand the program
On the surface, it’s all about protecting Russian kids from internet pedophiles.
Dozens of outraged residents attended a Houston METRO board meeting yesterday to express their disgust at how TSA workers were used to interrogate passengers on buses during a so-called “anti-terror” exercise last week.
In latest case to test how technological developments alter Americans' privacy, federal court sides with Justice Department on police use of concealed surveillance cameras on private property.
Although land, sea, and aerial [unmanned vehicles] are available, for the purpose of survival ‘hobbyist’ surveillance from an aerial vehicle is the best option.
The creepy cameraman we saw last month entering a college and video recording into random classrooms reemerged as “surveillance camera man” where he continues to wreak havoc on random citizens on the streets in what appears to be Seattle.
Why should tyrannical, oppressive governments have all the fun with advanced technology? How many of you reading this knew that for about $1,000 (about the cost of a good AR-15) that you could buy all the parts you needed to build your own drones?
Within the next year or two, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will instantly know everything about your body, clothes, and luggage with a new laser-based molecular scanner fired from 164 feet (50 meters) away.
The National Security Agency (NSA) says Americans should trust them to use their surveillance powers only for good.
Department vows not to use unmanned craft “randomly”
These are interesting times to say the least. Whether We the People like it or not, the world is changing rapidly, especially concerning how the citizenry is governed. As I have said before on several occasions, a strong government is necessary to
Under the rubric of combating international terrorism, the United Nations is calling for pervasive and widespread internet surveillance, Declan McCullagh reported on Monday.
Verizon customers should be ticked off about the company's practice of selling user data to marketers.
How Fear of Cyber Attack Could Take Down Your Liberties and the Constitution
Months after a congressional report stated that controversial X-ray body scanners are a waste of money, the TSA has begun removing them from major airports.
Now video you'll see on just one station--and it may include pictures of you!
Traffic-light tickets have ticked off a gazillion drivers, some of whom have had to fork over $500 for running a light. Now there’s a way for you to throw a monkey wrench into that money-making machine.
The U.S. government has spent up to $1.4 billion of taxpayer money since 2003 to create “threat fusion centers” under the guise of fighting terrorism.
Thanks to a cash infusion from the Obama administration, motorists in Connecticut and Massachusetts may see police spotters on overpasses, looking for people who are texting while driving. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that those t
There was a time when we the people could expect privacy in our homes, in our conversations, in our everyday lives. As you’ll see in this video, your right to privacy has ended. Vast amounts of what you would assume to be your private information is