(Arjun Walia) A new move out of India requires all citizens to have their fingers printed, and their eyes scanned in order to use public services like schools, grocery stores, the bank, or anything that fits in that same category.
(Zero Hedge) The Cambridge Analytica scandal was never really about Cambridge Analytica.
(MassPrivateI) Detroit officials have been using the Macomb County Communications and Technology Center (COMTEC) to spy on everyone since 2013.
(Jayson Veley) Our society has reached a point where it is now more difficult to think of things that are truly private than it is to think of things that are not. Indeed, virtually every new piece of technology has the ability to infringe on your privacy rights to one degree or another. Now, it […]
(Carolanne Wright) “Google styles itself as a friendly, funky, user-friendly tech firm that rose to prominence through a combination of skill, luck, and genuine innovation. This is true. But it is a mere fragment of the story. In reality, Google is a smokescreen behind which lurks the US military-industrial complex.” ~ Nafeez Ahmed, “How the CIA […]
(ZeroPointNow) Facebook has abandoned it’s fake news ‘fact checkers‘ program to label articles reviewed by Snopes and Politifact as ‘disputed,’ after the program backfired a little over a year after inception. Related: Fact Check Fail or Deliberate Lie? Snopes Gets It Wrong on Story about Warrantless Searches Source – ZeroHedge by ZeroPointNow Te company pointed to a slowdown […]
(photo source: nymag) (John W. Whitehead) Just in time for Christmas, the Deep State wants to give America the gift that keeps on giving: never-ending mass surveillance. Related: Interview With Cypherpunk Privacy VPN – Protecting Internet Users Against Surveillance Source – ZeroHedge by John W. Whitehead, December 11th, 2017 I’m not referring to the kind of surveillance carried […]
(Aaron Kesel) I recently spoke with a representative from Cypherpunk Privacy about their Virtual Private Network (VPN) service and what separates them from other VPN companies; their answer was a passion for privacy, security and fighting against surveillance. Related: Here’s How to Protect Your Privacy From Your Internet Service Provider Source – Activist Post by Aaron Kesel, August […]
(Mac Slavo) Last month Alt-Market.com founder Brandon Smith warned that Bitcoin may not be all that it’s cracked up to be in terms of its purported anonymity: Related Are the “Shadow Brokers” (Hacktivists) Exposing the Cabal’s Cashless Society Scam? Source – SHFT Plan by Mac Slavo, August 24th, 2017 For years, one of the major original selling points of bitcoin […]
(Josie Wales) It’s no secret that Google already monitors its users’ online shopping activity, but now it will follow them out of their homes and keep a close eye on every interaction they make. The tech giant announced a new system to track users’ in-store credit card purchases Tuesday in a statement published on the […]
(Brett Tingley) As the ubiquity of surveillance cameras increases in cities worldwide, it’s going to get a lot harder to remain anonymous in public. Science fiction has predicted this eventuality for some time and already, police agencies around the globe are using facial recognition software to automatically identify individuals in crowds. In a worrying and […]
Image Source. (Amul Kalia) We pay our monthly Internet bill to be able to access the Internet. We don’t pay it to give our Internet service provider (ISP) a chance to collect and sell our private data to make more money. This was apparently lost on congressional Republicans as they voted to strip their constituents […]
(D. Samuelson) Millions of Americans bow down to their smart phone, tweeting, typing and texting their politics, social grievances, emotional explosions, insecurities, purchases, investments, health concerns, musical tastes, children’s photos, travels, food cravings, collaborations, loves, hates and just about anything else imaginable. Most users know, and may not care, that the data they share is […]
Related A Thank-You From Edward Snowden — “Make no mistake, my friends: There is injustice in this world, but it will not last forever.” https://youtu.be/mmZpMqMxo2Q Released on December 5th, 2016 Related SNOWDEN: Solution To ‘Fake News’ Is Critical Thinking, Not Censorship — It’s Time to Become Masters of Discernment _________________________ Stillness in the Storm Editor’s […]
(RT) A new report published by the Intercept reveals the FBI’s wide-ranging powers from the surveillance of journalists to the treatment of informants after the investigative news site acquired a trove of confidential FBI documents. Related The Oxymoron War on Terror – The Greatest Hypocrisy of Our Time Source – The Daily Sheeple by RT Staff Writers, […]