News School Plans To Tag Students With Microchip Bracelets To Encourage 'Good Behaviour'
http://www.prisonplanet.com, Steve Watson
Parents not even informed of proposal as teachers measure up wrists of children.
News New Philadelphia GameStop Policy Requires Customer Fingerprints When Trading In Games
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com, Steve Tawa
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) The big video game retailer, GameStop, is now requiring its customers in Philadelphia, but not in the suburbs, to provide a fingerprint scan on certain transactions.
News CIA Admits Hacking Senate Computers After Months of Denials
http://jonathanturley.org, jonathan turley
In the same week as the State Department report endorsing findings that the CIA lied to Congress and brutalized suspects, the CIA is now admitting that its recent denials of hacking Senate computers was also false.
News Active attack on Tor network tried to decloak users for five months
Officials with the Tor privacy service have uncovered an attack that may have revealed identifying information or other clues of people operating or accessing anonymous websites and other services over a five-month span beginning in February.
News The NSA Nation Moves to the Next Level
by Wendy McElroy
"A US Department of Defense research program is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the supervision of various US military agencies." [Note: Minerva funding is typi
News CIA Admits to Hacking Senate Computers
CIA Director John Brennan has determined that employees "acted in a manner inconsistent with the common understanding" brokered between the CIA and its Senate overseers in hacking into computers used by Senate staffers.
News Communications Between Spouses: Are They Privileged When Wiretapped?
http://www.jdsupra.com, Cheryl Connors
The New Jersey Supreme Court decided that a couple's private communications remain protected under the marital communication privilege pursuant to N.J.R.E. 509 despite those communications being wiretapped by State investigators.
News What? Newsweek: The government owns your DNA. What are they doing with it?
http://www.dailypaul.com, by Ed Thinking
The bad news is that we may not be aware that many states have created biobanks funded by genetic material left over from our screening tests, and, even more surprising, our specimens may be used for purposes we do not fully understand or for which w
News Five tools to protect your privacy online
http://www.sovereignman.com, Simon Black
We've discussed many times beforehardly a month goes by without some major action against Internet users from Obama's 'kill switch', to ACTA, SOPA and PIPA, to stasi tactics against people like Kim Dotcom.
News NYPD Running License Plates, Examining Cellphone Transmissions, Collecting DNA
Investigators are running license plate numbers, scouring social media, examining cellphone transmissions and collecting DNA as part of their investigation into who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge in the middle of the night to plant two bleached-white Am
News Judge says government can access everything in a Gmail account privacy warriors weep
All your emails are belong to us. At least that's what the latest court order from a judge in New York says. The warrant states that the government can access all the content and files contained in a Gmail account.
News What Did US Spy Satellites See in Ukraine?
http://www.lewrockwell.com, Robert Parry
In the heat of the U.S. media's latest war hysteria rushing to pin blame for the crash of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet on Russia's President Vladimir Putin there is the same absence of professional skepticism that has marked similar stampede
News Edward Snowden Speaks about Developing Anti-Surveillance Technology
http://thelibertybeat.com, Derrick Broze
Speaking at the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE) hacker conference, whistleblower Edward Snowden discussed the need for new technologies that combat government surveillance of citizens.
News A Convicted Hacker and an Internet Icon Join Forces to Thwart NSA Spying
http://www.wired.com, Kim Zetter
The internet is littered with burgeoning email encryption schemes aimed at thwarting NSA spying.
News US Military Once Planned on Building Surveillance System on the Moon
http://abcnews.go.com, GEETIKA RUDRA
The United States military once planned to build a surveillance station on the moon
News Exclusive: High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Blackmail Is a Huge...
Exclusive: High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Blackmail Is a Huge Unreported Part of Mass Surveillance
News Police Play NSA: Warrantless Data Collection the New Normal? Don't Cops Have Better Things to Do
Sacramento sheriff's deputies have been playing NSA. They tool around town with suitcase-sized StingRay surveillance devices in their squad cars, scooping up cellphone data from whomever happens to be within a one-mile radius.
News Facebook to Track Television Viewing
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Social media giant Facebook announced they will soon start tracking television habits of Americans. Company leaders will work with Neilsen Ratings to determine what Americans are watching. Facebook will center their studies on viewing carried out on
News Snowden: NSA employees routinely pass around intercepted nude photos
Edward Snowden has revealed that he witnessed "numerous instances" of National Security Agency (NSA) employees passing around nude photos that were intercepted "in the course of their daily work."
News Russia 'to reopen Cold War Cuban listening post used to spy on America'
http://www.dailymail.co, By Leon Watson
Russia has agreed to reopen a major Cold War listening post on Cuba that was used to spy on America, it was reported today.
News Meet CISA Dianne Feinstein's Latest Attack on Privacy, Civil Liberties and the Internet
http://www.prisonplanet.com, Michael Krieger
There's not much good you can count on Congress to accomplish, but when it comes to introducing and passing oligarch protecting, civil liberties destroying legislation, our "representatives" are absolutely relentless in their determination.
News Texas Plans to Fingerprint EVERYONE within the Next 12 Years
http://www.prisonplanet.com, Daisy Luther
The Texas Department of Public Safety might as well be called the Texas Department of Public Invasiveness.
News The Worst Trolls On The Internet Are The Government Trolls
http://www.prisonplanet.com, Michael Snyder
We have all run into them. All over the Internet, there are horrible trolls that seem to delight in making life miserable for other people. But the worst trolls of all are the government trolls.
News UN Report Denounces U.S. Spying Programs
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A new human rights report developed by the United Nations severely criticizes spying programs in the United States and other countries.
Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights stated governments use "de facto coercion" to spy on