Surveillance State

Government Eyes Are Watching You: We Are All Prisoners of the Surveillance State

Source: The Rutherford Institute June 18, 2018 John W. Whitehead “We’re run by the Pentagon, we’re run by Madison Avenue, we’re run by television, and as long as we accept those things and don’t revolt we’ll have to go along with the stream to the eventual avalanche…. As long as …

DHS

HART: Homeland Security’s Massive New Database Will Include Face Recognition, DNA, and Peoples’ “Non-Obvious Relationships”

Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation June 7, 2018 By Jennifer Lynch So why do we know so little about it? The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is quietly building what will likely become the largest database of biometric and biographic data on citizens and foreigners in the United States. The …

Surveillance State

Is Orwell’s Big Brother Listening To You? Of Course – Now We’re Inviting His Uncles & Cousins to the Party

Source: New Paradigm by Richard Eno The Facts: Invasive technology provided to us by big corporations to ‘enhance our lives’ is becoming ubiquitous within our homes. These corporations have proven to be insincere and untrustworthy about their agenda and their promises to respect our privacy. ·         Reflect On: Passively supporting …

Surveillance State

How the Feds Use Transportation Funds to Spy on You

Source: Mises Wire May 22, 2018 Mike Maharrey A recent announcement by a local transit authority in Virginia sheds light on how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are building a massive, intrusive surveillance network built on America’s transportation system. The Greater Richmond Transit …

Surveillance State

The Department Of Homeland Security Plans To Compile A List Of All Bloggers, Journalists And “Social Media Influencers”

Source: The American Dream June 3, 2018 by Michael Snyder Many were hoping that once Barack Obama was out of office we would see less of this Big Brother surveillance nonsense, but instead it seems to be getting even worse.  In fact, the Department of Homeland Security has just announced …

Surveillance State

The FDA has approved the first digital pill

Source: Privacy Watch May 4, 2018 by Isabelle Z. It’s every thinking person’s worst nightmare: A digital pill. The prospect of ingesting risky pharmaceuticals combined with tracking microchips that transmit biological data from your body might sound like something we won’t need to worry about for a long time, but …

Surveillance State

Bill Gates Funding Web of Satellites For Global Real-Time Surveillance

Image Credit: Version Daily Source: New Paradigm by Nicholas West The emergence of low-cost micro satellites has spawned a global surveillance arms race: the familiar problem-reaction-solution paradigm upon what all other arms races are built. It is a topic that I began covering last year when I detailed the little-known …

Privacy

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, …

Surveillance State

SCARY: Computer experts show how easy it is to hack off-the-shelf smart devices like baby monitors and home security cameras

Source: PrivacyWatch April 13, 2018 by Frances Bloomfield Is anyone truly secure in their home? That may not be the case in a world where bridges are being connected by rapidly improving technology. And with off-the-shelf smart devices becoming increasingly common features in homes, it seems that it’s easier than …

Police State

The Slippery Slope to a Constitution-Free America

Source: The Rutherford Institute April 9, 2018 John W. Whitehead “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”—Benjamin Franklin The ease with which Americans are prepared to welcome boots on the ground, regional lockdowns, routine invasions of their privacy, and …