Surveillance / Intrussion


Beware: Video-Jackers Can See Everything You Type On Your Smartphone

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist August 12, 2016     In a great example of the fact that not every USB charging station is as innocent as it looks, security researchers have identified a new, easy way for attackers to digitally eavesdrop on your smart phone when you think you’re charging it — and watch everything […]

Beware: Video-Jackers Can See Everything You Type On Your Smartphone

Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide

Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 3, 2016   Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide The US is a top exporter of invasive surveillance tools, according to Privacy International     Offering a groundbreaking glimpse of the global surveillance industry—the tools it employs, the extent of its reach, and the accountability it largely evades—human […]


Afraid of Technology? Here’s the One Rule to Follow

By Cathy Reisenwitz Foundation for Economic Education July 28, 2016   Afraid of Technology? Here’s the One Rule to Follow   Remember last year when people freaked out about Facebook’s image recognition capabilities? Well hold onto your shoes, luddites, because now Facebook’s got drones. Yep, but the company isn’t dropping bombs or mixtapes. Facebook is […]

Afraid of Technology? Here's the One Rule to Follow

In Privacy Win, Federal Judge Rejects 'Stingray' Evidence for First Time

In Privacy Win, Federal Judge Rejects ‘Stingray’ Evidence for First Time

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams July 13, 2016   In Privacy Win, Federal Judge Rejects ‘Stingray’ Evidence for First Time “Absent a search warrant, the government may not turn a citizen’s cell phone into a tracking device”     For the first time, a federal judge has thrown out evidence obtained by police without a […]


Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

By Catherine Frompovich Activist Post July 8, 2016     If everyone, who is so enthralled with technology, would wake up to what really is going on in cyberspace utilizing computer networks to surveil and undermine your personal space and rights, especially what’s going on with Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating platform, we could take back […]

Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

Meet the Senators Who Earlier Today Voted to Destroy Your Civil Liberties

Meet the Senators Who Earlier Today Voted to Destroy Your Civil Liberties

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg June 22, 2016   Meet the Senators Who Earlier Today Voted to Destroy Your Civil Liberties     Yesterday, I published a post warning about an amendment to be put up for a vote in the U.S. Senate that would severely harm the civil liberties of American citizens. I was very […]


A Week in the Life of the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 22, 2016   “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you’ve been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you’ve likely missed the latest […]

Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies

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Orlando: The New 9/11?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 21, 2016   Last week America was rocked by the cold-blooded murder of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Unlike the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Orlando shooter appears to be a lone gunman who, while claiming allegiance to ISIS, was not actually […]


Privacy Takes Major Hit as Court Rules No Warrant Needed for Cell Location Data

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams June 1, 2016   Privacy Takes Major Hit as Court Rules No Warrant Needed for Cell Location Data The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals used the ‘third-party doctrine’ to rule that cellphone location data is not protected by the Fourth Amendment     In a major setback for privacy advocates, […]

Privacy Takes Major Hit as Court Rules No Warrant Needed for Cell Location Data

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 30, 2016   Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers Absent action by Congress, the rule change will go into effect in December     The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday quietly approved a rule change that would allow a federal magistrate judge to issue […]

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI 'Sprawling' Hacking Powers