Posts Tagged ‘Surveillance’

Schools Are Pushing the Boundaries of Surveillance Technologies

February 27, 2020 By Mona Wang and Gennie Gebhart A school district in New York recently adopted facial recognition technology to monitor students, and it is now one of a growing number of schools across the country conducting mass privacy violations of kids in the name of “safety.” The invasive use of surveillance technologies in […]

Cities Create New Ways To Expand Neighborhood Surveillance Programs

By MassPrivateI Cities and towns are creating new ways to expand neighborhood surveillance programs known as police cam-share programs. An article in The Baltimore Sun revealed that the Baltimore County Council wants more businesses and homeowners to purchase CCTV surveillance equipment. The bill would create a voluntary private security camera registry for property owners with […]

Street Level Surveillance: Top 4 Technologies and Strategies to Stop Them

February 12, 2020 By Michael Boldin State and local government agencies act as integral parts of the national surveillance state though Information Sharing Environment (ISE) and fusion centers. Learn about 4 leading technologies and 4 steps that can be taken in the states to stop them. SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show Archives Subscribe and Review […]

FBI Director Admits To Congress That Surveillance of Trump Campaign Was ILLEGAL

The 2016 surveillance on a member of President Donald Trump’s campaign team during the Obama administration was in fact illegal, FBI Director Christopher Wray admitted to Congress last week. President Donald Trump stunned the world in March 2017 when he accused former President Obama of “wire tapping” Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign. Terrible! Just […]

‘Stop your cyber intrusion & surveillance,’ China tells US after indictment of Chinese military in Equifax hack

The US Department of Justice has formally charged four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army of stealing personal data of some 147.9 million Equifax customers after getting access through a software vulnerability which the company failed to patch. The Chinese government denied any involvement in the Equifax hack, saying its civilian and military personnel “never […]

These Activists Use Makeup To Defy Mass Surveillance

Anyone who happened to be loitering in the London borough of Greenwich on the evening of 16 January may have spotted a strange sight. Ten or so individuals, faces daubed in brightly painted patterns, winding their way in complete silence through rain-slicked streets, passing the borough’s sleek residential new-builds and empty redevelopment sites. But this […]

Byproduct of Iran Conflict: Increased Surveillance and Detained Iranian-Americans

By Derrick Broze While the world anxiously watches the situation in Iraq unfold, it’s important to understand domestic byproducts of the ongoing military conflict between the United States and Iran. Specifically, the tensions between the two nations have lead to an increase in the questioning of travelers of Iranian descent who attempt to cross U.S. […]

Angela Merkel test pilots China style internet surveillance (Video) — The Duran

The Duran Quick Take: Episode 425. via Angela Merkel test pilots China style internet surveillance (Video) — The Duran Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2020/01/07/angela-merkel-test-pilots-china-style-internet-surveillance-video-the-duran/ Hits: 15

In an era of Big Tech censorship, Big Pharma intoxication and Big Government surveillance, Soleimani’s death is a "win" for no one… especially not Americans

(Natural News) To those who are celebrating the death of Qasem Soleimani, I ask this simple question: How does his death make you better off in America? The First Amendment in America is just as dead as Soleimani, and no one in government — not even Trump — is lifting a finger […]

2019: Facial Recognition And Corporate Surveillance Become Commonplace

2019 will go down as the year facial recognition and corporate surveillance became commonplace. I wrote approximately thirty-three different facial recognition stories last year and the majority of them dealt with facial recognition surveillance of the public. From Walgreen’s, Nestle, and Coors using Iris-tracking cameras to Home Depot and Lowe’s using facial recognition cameras […]

Don’t repeat the Macabees’ mistake — safety through solidarity, not surveillance

This week, Jewish people around the world will light Hanukkah menorahs and commemorate the Maccabees, Jewish rebels who fiercely resisted the anti-Semitic violence of the Greek empire. According to the Book of Maccabees, in the year 168 BC, the Hellenistic emperor Antiochus brutally conquered Jerusalem. His troops massacred the Jewish people and ravaged the center […]

NSA Allowed To ‘Unmask’ US Citizens Without Surveillance Warrant: US Court

A US court of appeals ruled on Wednesday that the US government may collect information about a US citizen without first obtaining a surveillance warrant, as long as it was done so inadvertently while legally monitoring a non-national abroad, according to Reuters. The appeal in question was brought by Agron Hasbajrami, a […]

Nullification News: 2nd Amendment, Asset Forfeiture, Surveillance, Defend the Guard

By Michael Boldin The 2020 “Nullification Season” is getting underway. In this episode, Michael Boldin gives the latest reports of efforts in the states to protect the 2nd, take on the NSA and mass surveillance, end asset forfeiture, resist unconstitutional wars. Path to Liberty, Fast Friday Edition: December 13, 2019 SHOW LINKS: JOIN TAC Show […]

Underwater espionage: Can fish be used for underwater surveillance?

(Natural News) If the Pentagon is going to get its way, then chances are, it’s Nemo who’ll soon do the finding for the U.S. military. According to a statement published in its website, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) – the Department of Defense‘s experimental research arm ?– says it is looking to […]

Surveillance drones to monitor holiday period

Enjoy yourself, citizen. We’re not watching. Photo: DRW Privacy experts have hit out at reports that Victorian Police plan to operate camera surveillance drones on public beaches over the upcoming holiday period. This announcement follows concerns over increases in drone-related surveillance in public spaces across Australia, including at sporting events, CBD locations, beaches and more. […]

FBI Didn’t Tell Surveillance Court That Carter Page Was "Operational Contact" For CIA With "Positive Assessment"

Authored by Chuck Ross via National Interest, The FBI failed to inform surveillance court judges that Carter Page was an “operational contact” for the CIA for years, and that an employee at the spy agency gave the former Trump aide a “positive assessment,” according to a Justice Department report released Monday. The finding is included […]

FBI Didn’t Tell Surveillance Court That Carter Page Was ‘Operational Contact’ For CIA With ‘Positive Assessment’

The report said the FBI “omitted” information it obtained from another U.S. government agency about its prior relationship with Page. The agency approved Page as an “operational contact” from 2008 to 2013, according to the report. “Page had provided information to the other agency concerning his prior contacts with certain Russian intelligence […]

All vessels in north Indian Ocean under Iran’s surveillance: Commander

Tasnim – A senior commander said Iran’s Navy is keeping a constant watch on each and every vessel cruising in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean. Iran has established a base in the southeastern coastal region of Pasabandar to track maritime movements in the northern areas of the Indian Ocean, Deputy Chief of Iran’s […]

U.S. Tech Companies Prop Up China’s Vast Surveillance Network

Critical pieces of China’s cutting-edge surveillance state share a connection. They came from America. Some of the biggest names in U.S. technology have provided components, financing and know-how to China’s multibillion-dollar surveillance industry. The country’s authoritarian government uses those tools to track ethnic minorities, political dissidents and others it sees as a threat […]

Amnesty International: Google & Facebook’s “Surveillance-Based” Model Threatens Human Rights

By Mac Slavo Amnesty International has said that the “surveillance-based” business models of tech giants like Google and Facebook threaten human rights. Big tech has been known to collect private data, censor speech on behalf of the government, and financially punish dissenters by disallowing advertising. Amnesty International has gone public with its scathing commentary about […]

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