Article Source Facebook’s user data gathering prowess has been common knowledge for some time now, but one journalist’s impromptu experiment suggests it is even more ubiquitous and pervasive than previously believed. Nick Whigham, a reporter for […]
Article Source Verizon recently reiterated plans to launch 5G internet service in the United States by the end of 2018, equipping so-called “Smart Cities” with the latest and greatest data speeds to date. But the […]
Article Source Tomorrow, a Nebraska law goes into effect that puts limitations on the storage and sharing of information collected by Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state. The new law […]
What does it mean to live in a surveillance state? Fault Lines investigates the fallout over the NSA’s mass data collection programs in the U.S. and abroad.
Article Source On July 9th, President Trump’s announced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, and who has already begun facing intense scrutiny over issues such as […]
Article Source Officials with the top maker of electronic voting machines have come out and admitted that back-door remote-access software was installed on at least “some” equipment after initially denying it. As reported by Motherboard, […]
Article Source Tires are supposed to leave tracks – not track us. Someone should tell the tire companies. Who aren’t telling us about the tracking devices they’re embedding in the tires they’re selling to us […]
Facebook tagged 65,000 users as interested in treason. The Resident breaks down the madness.
Article Source On Saturday, a Kentucky law went into effect requiring police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. The new law not only establishes important privacy protections at the […]
Article Source Last week, DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen celebrated US independence by publishing an op-ed in the Washington Post calling on Congress to pass an Orwellian surveillance law. The measure, Senator Ron Johnson’s “S.2836 – Preventing Emerging Threats Act of […]