Privacy

Protect yourself from blackmail: Cover your webcam, expert warns

Source: Privacy Watch July 12, 2018 by Zoey Sky Owning a laptop or computer doesn’t automatically mean that your information is safe from prying eyes. According to a report, hackers can now use webcams to secretly take footage of unsuspecting victims. These hackers then use the videos for blackmail. If …

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All Your Data Are Belong to Them

Source: The Corbett Report April 14, 2018 James Corbett It’s shocking, shocking, I tell you! Apparently, and I’m just learning this from some breaking news headlines so bear with me, but apparently Facebook has not been on the up and up when it comes to protecting their users’ privacy. Incredible, …

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5 Privacies You Didn’t Know You Lost

Source: The Corbett Report March 23, 2018 James Corbett We all know that privacy is a thing of the past, right? Pfff. The government spying on everyone? That’s yesterday’s news. But if you think you’ve heard it all when it comes to the obtrusive police state panopticon, you’ve got another …

Collectivism

New Defense Clandestine Service Blends Civilian and Military Operations

Written by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D The federal government is expanding the spy network, this time by adding an intelligence agency at the Department of Defense. The Defense Clandestine Service (DCS) is now active and operating under the Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). According to the organization’s website, DCS’s mission …

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“The NSA Is Lying”: U.S. Government Has Copies of Most of Your Emails Says NSA Whistleblower

DemocracyNow.org – National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney reveals he believes domestic surveillance has become more expansive under President Obama than President George W. Bush. He estimates the NSA has assembled 20 trillion “transactions” — phone calls, emails and other forms of data — from Americans. This likely includes copies …

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Cell Phone Privacy

Stalkers Exploit Cellphone GPS “Phone companies know where their customers’ cellphones are, often within a radius of less than 100 feet. That tracking technology has rescued lost drivers, helped authorities find kidnap victims and let parents keep tabs on their kids.” But the technology is frequently abused. Wall Street Journal …

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Personal Privacy

Who Is Watching You? Nine Industries That Know Your Every Move “Don’t kid yourself. Real privacy no longer exists in this country. We’ve long had government organizations collecting data that paints a pretty clear picture of what we do with our time. Thanks to advances in technology, however, there are …

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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)

ACLU Challenges Unconstitutional Spying Law In July 2008, Congress capitulated to the White House’s demands and scare tactics by passing the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, giving the NSA even more power to spy on Americans without warrants than it exercised under its illegal surveillance program. The ACLU is asking …