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Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission

By Against Crony Capitalism June 24, 2015   Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission       We’ve written about some smart TVs and their ability to essentially surveil your living room. But if you have Chromium installed on your laptop you may have to worry about your computer doing the same thing. (Not […]

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Former NSA Director Michael Hayden: It’s ‘Cool!’ That Congress Has Not Restrained Mass Surveillance

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 17, 2015   Former NSA Director Michael Hayden: It’s ‘Cool!’ That Congress Has Not Restrained Mass Surveillance     Almost four months after ludicrously claiming to be an “unrelenting libertarian” while on stage with Ron Paul Institute Board Member Andrew Napolitano, Michael Hayden — whose rotation through high-level […]


Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams June 16, 2015   Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers Leicestireshire police planted series of ‘strategically placed cameras’ at outdoor concert under guise of crime prevention   Just in time for facial recognition technology to lose its few privacy allies in the U.S., police in the U.K. demonstrated just […]

UK police used facial recognition technology to scan the faces of 100,000 concertgoers in Leicestireshire over the weekend. (Photo: Tom Blackwell/flickr/cc)

Slave or Rebel? Ten Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up to Tyranny 2

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 8, 2015   Slave or Rebel? Ten Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up to Tyranny     “Until they become conscious, they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled, they cannot become conscious.”—George Orwell The more things change, the more they stay the same. […]

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FBI Operating Mysterious Surveillance Flights in US: Investigation

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams June 2, 2015   FBI Operating Mysterious Surveillance Flights in US: Investigation Intelligence agency hid activities behind more than a dozen fake companies, investigation finds     The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is flying small planes equipped with video and cellphone surveillance technology around the country and hiding […]

The FBI is using a fleet of small aircrafts, like the Cessna, to operate surveillance missions around the U.S., the Associated Press reports. (Photo: anttler/flickr/cc)