Spying and Surveillance

US Police Spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

US Police Spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

Police in the US city of Boston unjustly spied on thousands of social media posts and specifically targeted Muslims and African Americans claims the ACLU

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The US Government Just Destroyed Our Privacy While Nobody Was Paying Attention

Posted by on March 27, 2018 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
The US Government Just Destroyed Our Privacy While Nobody Was Paying Attention

The CLOUD Act will also allow the U.S. to enter into agreements that allow the transfer of private data from domestic servers to investigators in other countries on a case-by-case basis, further globalizing the ever-encroaching surveillance state. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, which has strongly opposed the legislation, listed several consequences of the bill, which it called “far-reaching” and “privacy-upending”:

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Edward Snowden Leaks New Documents Showing That The NSA Worked “Urgently” To Target Bitcoin Users

Posted by on March 24, 2018 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Edward Snowden Leaks New Documents Showing That The NSA Worked “Urgently” To Target Bitcoin Users

New leaks from Edward Snowden, has just released documentation showing that the NSA worked ‘urgently’ to target bitcoin users.

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Responsibility Deflected, The CLOUD Act Passes

Posted by on March 24, 2018 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Responsibility Deflected, The CLOUD Act Passes

The CLOUD Act – a piece of legislation which may erode privacy protections around the globe – was passed by the Senate recently.

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AnyVision’s Facial Recognition Cameras Are Being Installed In “Smart Cities” Everywhere

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
AnyVision’s Facial Recognition Cameras Are Being Installed In “Smart Cities” Everywhere

AnyVision claims their facial recognition technology can detect, track and recognize any person of interest with more than 99% accuracy. Their video also claims they can identify marathon runners in real-time.

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Boston Police Waste Taxpayer Money Violating Law Through Illegal Surveillance Of Citizenry

Posted by on February 10, 2018 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Boston Police Waste Taxpayer Money Violating Law Through Illegal Surveillance Of Citizenry

Boston Police effectively broke the law by illegally surveilling social media users for years to conduct online surveillance in 2014, 2015, and 2016, without telling the city council

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First They Came For Free Travel: ICE Agents Will Access Massive License Plate Database in Real Time

Posted by on February 3, 2018 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
First They Came For Free Travel: ICE Agents Will Access Massive License Plate Database in Real Time

The Verge reported Friday, U.S. will now be privy to a capacious database of license plates — data reaped by private corporations in the course of standard operations by automated license-plate readers.

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Kentucky House Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

Kentucky House Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

The Kentucky House unanimously passed a bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations.

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Russia Planning National Biometric Database For Banking Next Year, Expanding Worldwide Trend

Posted by on December 30, 2017 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Russia Planning National Biometric Database For Banking Next Year, Expanding Worldwide Trend

Biometric database is set to commence soon to access Russian financial services.

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Confirmed: New York City’s Public WiFi Stations Are Spying On You With Cameras

Posted by on December 11, 2017 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Confirmed: New York City’s Public WiFi Stations Are Spying On You With Cameras

A group of activists discovered that the WiFi devices have front-facing cameras, and have taken it upon themselves to cover the cameras with Post-It notes to cover them up. However, a LinkNYC team subsequently began sweeps to remove them … and so a front-lines privacy battle has ensued.

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Fed Gov’t Just Admitted It Will Continue Warrantless Spying—Even If Congress Votes to Stop It

Posted by on December 9, 2017 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Fed Gov’t Just Admitted It Will Continue Warrantless Spying—Even If Congress Votes to Stop It

Officials are claiming that spying and surveillance programs won’t end anytime soon

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Connecticut About To Implement Expanded Drone and Surveillance Program

Posted by on December 2, 2017 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Connecticut About To Implement Expanded Drone and Surveillance Program

The surveillance network is being expanded in Connecticut.

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US Police Covertly Spy on Innocent Citizens with Military Hardware

Posted by on November 29, 2017 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
US Police Covertly Spy on Innocent Citizens with Military Hardware

Dozens of police departments across the US are using special devices to track suspects without warrants.

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They Thought She Was Insane Before Doctor Finds RFID Chip In a Sex Trafficking Victim

They Thought She Was Insane Before Doctor Finds RFID Chip In a Sex Trafficking Victim

Human trafficking remains a major problem worldwide, and it’s not just pimps and escaped convicts involved. It’s politicians, the elite, wealthy businessmen, your neighbours, and oftentimes the people that you’d least expect. There was an astonishing 35.7% increase in the amount of human trafficking victims in the U.S. between 2015 and 2016, and that’s just the known number of victims. This begs the question: Are we getting better at finding them, or are an increasing number of people being forced to sell their bodies? Sadly, statistics suggest the latter. Technology has played an integral role in finding these victims in recent years; however, technology can also enable human trafficking through the dark net and even through the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips

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DHS Wants To Develop Advanced Facial Recognition Technology For Use In Airports and Border Checkpoints

Posted by on November 4, 2017 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
DHS Wants To Develop Advanced Facial Recognition Technology For Use In Airports and Border Checkpoints

Biometric scanners, including facial recognition, in airports would be a huge step towards a surveillance state

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