Surveillance / Intrussion


The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

By Olivia Donaldson Foundation for Economic Education February 15, 2017   The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written     Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like most people, your phone is at your […]


A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia

By James Bovard Mises Institute February 7, 2017   A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia   When it comes to mindless excess in the war on terror, it is difficult to compete with the 70+ fusion centers bankrolled by the Department of Homeland Security. They began to be set up around the nation shortly […]

A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia

The Biometric ID Grid: A Country-by-Country Guide

The Biometric ID Grid: A Country-by-Country Guide

By James Corbett The Corbett Report February 2, 2017   The Biometric ID Grid: A Country-by-Country Guide     In last week’s report on India’s demonetization disaster I began to connect the dots between demonetization, the push for a cashless society, and the biometric identification schemes that will eventually tie everyone’s fingerprints, iris scans, and […]


Australia Aims To Be The First Country To Process Air Travelers Via Biometrics Nationwide

Australia Aims To Be The First Country To Process Air Travelers Via Biometrics Nationwide

By Nicholas West Activist Post January 27, 2017   Australia Aims To Be The First Country To Process Air Travelers Via Biometrics Nationwide     Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a plan that could make Australia the world’s first country to implement a nationwide “contactless” system for processing its air travelers. As The Sydney Morning […]


Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?

By Chris Morran Consumerist January 24, 2017   Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?     If the police serve a search warrant on your home, you know, but if law enforcement searches your cloud-stored files, you’ll probably have no idea — and companies like Microsoft are currently […]

Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?

New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

By Activist Post January 18, 2017   New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State     On January 15th, acTVism Munich hosted a live video conference called “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” which featured a live interview with Edward Snowden, among other notable activists, whistleblowers and experts […]


US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media December 28, 2016   US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How     The end of the year is approaching, and data concerning government abuses of power has begun pouring in. According to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report, government’s requests for Facebook account data […]


HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

By Seth Schoen Electronic Frontier Foundation December 24, 2016   HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds   This was a great year for adoption of HTTPS encryption for secure connections to websites. HTTPS is an essential technology for security and privacy on the Web, and we’ve long been asking sites to turn it on […]

HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

By Derrick Broze Activist Post December 21, 2016   U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution     The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a damning new report on law enforcement’s growing use of ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance tools.  On Monday, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a new report that […]


Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 6, 2016   Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On   “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon […]

The Illusion of Freedom: The Police State Is Alive and Well

Starting Tomorrow, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant

Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media December 1, 2016   Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant     On Thursday, December 1, a vital Supreme Court order is set to go into effect that dramatically expands the surveillance power of federal agents. The impending alteration to Rule 41 of the Federal […]