There Are 73 Airport Employees On Terror Watchlists… How Will They Properly Screen Syrian "Refugees"?
A Pipboy for the pre-apocalypse
Crackas With Attitude gained access to a portal for law enforcement that grants access to arrest records and other sensitive data, including what appears to be a tool for sharing information about active shooters and terrorist events, and
As the widespread use of encryption starts to make surveillance more challenging, one of the nation's fusion centers has a proposed solution: More informants.
I spent most of my adult life in and around the military as a uniformed officer or contractor.
"C.B.P.'s own records paint a disturbing picture of lawlessness and impunity, in which the agency continually operates without any regard for accepted best practices, and agents commit widespread abuses knowing they won't be held accountable,
Big Brother is alive and well at US border crossings.
But very few arrests are made at checkpoints. For example, only about 800 of the 120,939 immigrant apprehensions made by the Border Patrol in the Tucson Sector in fiscal year 2013 were made at checkpoints. That's 0.67 percent.
To fly on domestic flights. A decade ago, the U.S. government issued stricter standards for state-issued IDs, including drivers licenses. But four states have refused to comply: Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire and New York.
With terrorist-inspired attacks on the rise, the federal government may revise the unused successor to the Bush-era color alerts.
On September 24, I gave a keynote presentation at Purdue University about the NSA, Edward Snowden, and national security journalism in the age of surveillance. The organizers live-streamed my talk and promised to provide a link
ID checks were a common response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, but they'll soon be obsolete. You won't have to show your ID, because you'll be identified automatically. A security camera will capture your face, and it'll be matched with
The next time you're thinking of throwing away a used boarding pass with a barcode on it, consider tossing the boarding pass into a document shredder instead. Barcodes and QR codes can hold a great deal of information,
A rural New Hampshire library decided to install Tor on their computers and allow anonymous Internet browsing. The Department of Homeland pressured them to stop.
Rebecca Gordon's piece today triggered a little repressed memory of mine of a trip I took in 2003. Arriving at the airport, I turned my suitcase over to the ticket agent, only to be told that it had been singled out for special inspection.
A Texas 9th-grader makes an electronic clock and brings it to school. Teachers immediately become stupid and call the police....
Russia and US Homeland Security Agree on Something for Once
When the sheriff in Franklin County, Ky., posted a flier on Facebook asking local drug dealers to snitch on their competition, the response was more than a little incredulous.