“What the record sadly lacks is a discussion of competing considerations regarding the program or the necessity of the program and its costs as related to any net benefit to customers.” ~ Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette
Tragically, the “new” CISPA (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) has again passed the House (288-127 vote) and will now graduate to the Senate, where (hopefully) it will be struck down once more.
While the blather about stealing the Second Amendment was going on, Obama and the Fascists passed CISPA Internet regulation, joining NDAA, "Patriot" Act, HR 347 and other repressive, UNCONSTITUTIONAL "laws" (if they're unconstitutional, they're not a
Using futuristic photo-analysis tools, federal agents on the Boston Marathon case pressed the search Thursday for one or more potential suspects seen on video and considered releasing the images to enlist the public's help in hunting down the bombers
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ANDREA MITCHELL, MSNBC: Congressman briefly, do you think that this will lead to more cameras?
The House is about to vote on the "cybersecurity" bill known as CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.
The bombs were made of 1 1/2 gallon metal pressure cookers filled with ball bearings and nails and a detonation device. They must have been heavy. Why has not one surveillance camera captured someone lugging and struggling with
The influential head of Google, Eric Schmidt, has called for civilian drone technology to be regulated, warning about privacy and security concerns. Cheap miniature versions of the unmanned aircraft used by the military could fall into the wrong ha
"It's really a-- turnkey situation, where it could be turned quickly and become a totalitarian state pretty quickly," he said. "The capacities to do that is being set up. Now ... if certain people set up their network internally in government, they c
Ernie - Here's a video by a guy in New Zealand who does a pretty good job of providing a nutshell explanation of the BC Scam in 38 minutes.Read Letter
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has claimed that agents do not need warrants to read people's emails, text messages and other private electronic communications, according to internal agency documents.
Trends spotted at the 2013 Sea-Air-Space Exposition
PETA says it's actively shopping for a drone to monitor hunters
Finally, some sanity, and from a somewhat unexpected source.
(Email to Publisher) "In support of their recent request to the Arizona Corporation Commission ..., APS has put together an incredible collection of lies." "ReRead Letter
Befitting its status as a "classic," George Orwell's 1984 is frequently mentioned by practitioners of the written arts, usually in a context such as, "Reminiscent of Orwell's 1984, the US government today revealed plans for more scanning of .......
A recent solicitation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) reveals that the agency is seeking a "massive" online database capable of pulling up individuals' personal information, connections and associates.
Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.
The Secret Service was investigating the new Director Julia Pierson's personal information had been hacked and published on a website, another in a string of such incidents including first lady Michelle Obama and CIA Director John Brennan.
Just-released declassified documents reveal new details about government surveillance of peaceful political activism in the name of fighting terrorism:
People in positions of power don't listen to corrective feedback - BUT - here's what I'd say to them if I had the chance.
The device works by pretending to be a mobile phone tower, so devices can connect to it, and law enforcement gets all your data. It's basically a cellular man-in-the-middle attack, with law enforcement being that man in the middle. Yay.
Law enforcement intelligence-processing fusion centers have long come under attack for spying on Americans.
This five-and-a-half-foot robot jellyfish could be the future of Navy underwater surveillance. Seriously. Maybe. Certainly, if a team of engineers from Virginia Tech gets its way.
Federal investigators routinely used a sophisticated surveillance system to scoop up data from cellphones and other wireless devices to track criminal suspects — but failed to detail the practice to judges authorizing the probes.
Despite the pervasiveness of law enforcement surveillance of digital communication, the FBI still has a difficult time monitoring Gmail, Google Voice, and Dropbox in real time. But that may change soon, because the bureau says it has made
Like it or not, the eye in the sky will soon be following your every move, according to Mayor Bloomberg.
The program requires raisin handlers (who process raisins for sale) to give a portion of the crop to the government—often without compensation.
Reporters looking to get close to a crime scene, take video footage of a raging wildfire, or chart the changes in an ecosystem may soon turn to drones, the little flying helicopters used mainly by the military.