civil liberties


Police Body Cameras To Be Equipped With Facial Recognition

By Nicholas West Activist Post July 19, 2017   Police Body Cameras To Be Equipped With Facial Recognition     Given the steady roll-out of biometrics in banking, personal computing, and travel as of late, it seemed to be just a matter of time before police were equipped the latest biometric ID technology. Defense One reports that, Device-maker Motorola will work with artificial […]

Police Body Cameras To Be Equipped With Facial Recognition

New Invasive Measures Are Coming To Your Local Airport

New Invasive Measures Are Coming To Your Local Airport

By Derrick Broze Activist Post June 30, 2017   New Invasive Measures Are Coming To Your Local Airport     The federal government will soon begin searching through travelers’ books at the airport as airlines test out fingerprint scans. Next time you choose to take a flight in the United States, you will not only be given […]


Security…or Surveillance? The Edward Snowden Interview

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 21, 2017   Security…or Surveillance? The Edward Snowden Interview   What does former NSA analyst turned whistleblower Edward Snowden have to tell us about liberty? About trading a little freedom for government promises of security? Does he feel that his historic release of government documents showing how the […]

Security...or Surveillance? The Edward Snowden Interview

Japan Imposes Sweeping Pre-Crime Surveillance Law Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

Japan Imposes Sweeping Pre-Crime Surveillance Law Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

By Nicholas West Activist Post June 16, 2017   Japan Imposes Sweeping Pre-Crime Surveillance Law Ahead Of 2020 Olympics     With the latest spate of terror attacks we are beginning to witness supposedly democratic countries take increasingly tyrannical positions in the name of security. Yesterday, Germany made it clear that they were willing to eradicate […]


U.S. Marshals Scan Passenger Retinas to Board Flight: “Like Everyone Else, I Complied”

U.S. Marshals Scan Passenger Retinas to Board Flight: “Like Everyone Else, I Complied”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com February 28, 2017   U.S. Marshals Scan Passenger Retinas to Board Flight: “Like Everyone Else, I Complied”     During the war on terrorism, Americans compromised their liberties to fight for freedom. Now, during the war on immigration, Americans will again be compelled to sacrifice liberties for American sovereignty. In the […]


How to Survive an Encounter with the Police

By The Rutherford Institute February 11, 2017   How to Survive an Encounter with the Police   As the nation’s law enforcement agencies have become more militarized and trained to view the citizenry as enemy combatants who must comply with any and all police orders, encounters between police and members of the public have become […]

John W. Whitehead - How to Survive an Encounter with the Police

A Billion Dollars of Federally Funded Paranoia

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 […]


Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court

By Kate Tummarello Electronic Frontier Foundation February 6, 2017   Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court     The Supreme Court already has a list of digital civil liberties issues to consider in the near future, and that list is likely to grow. If confirmed, President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill […]

Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court

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 […]


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 […]

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

Google’s Jigsaw to Be Used to Undermine Alternative Media?

Google’s Jigsaw To Be Used To Undermine Alternative Media?

By Kurt Nimmo Activist Post October 6, 2016   Google’s Jigsaw To Be Used To Undermine Alternative Media?   In this premier episode of The Geopolitical Report with Kurt Nimmo, we examine Google’s Jigsaw, an emerging technology that will be used on the internet to counter speech and ideas considered “extremist” by the global elite. […]


Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave ‘No Place to Hide’

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 13, 2016   Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave ‘No Place to Hide’ The Intercept publishes instruction manuals detailing how to build and use cell phone surveillance devices     The technology manufacturing company Harris Corporation has fought to keep the public from knowing about how its […]

Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave 'No Place to Hide'

Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore's "Incomprehensible" Police Spying

Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 25, 2016   Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying ‘The surveillance program itself is a privacy nightmare come to life and precisely what we have warned against for years,’ civil liberties group says     Revelations that Baltimore police are spying on residents from the air—which the department […]


McCain’s Nightmare – Dr. Kelli Ward For US Senate

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute August 5, 2016   McCain’s Nightmare – Dr. Kelli Ward For US Senate     When she fired back at Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) that the policies he has supported directly led to the rise of ISIS, Senate hopeful Dr. Kelli Ward set off alarm bells in interventionist circles. […]

McCain's Nightmare - Dr. Kelli Ward For US Senate