Surveillance

Germany Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
By June 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Germany Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns

Today Germany broke the news to the world that they will cancel a national contract with Verizon Communications. This comes as part of the continued fallout from revelations by Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, who leaked the truth that American intelligence agencies have been routine accessing global data provided by telecom […]

Police Say DRONES Continue To Appear At Crime Scenes

Police Say DRONES Continue To Appear At Crime Scenes

Police have been reporting that drones are showing up more and more at crime scenes. The trend began earlier this year, but police say that far from slowing down, it has gotten much worse. This highlights the problem of rampant drone ownership and the potential abuses of the devices. Furthermore, it is serving as a […]

Killing Theft: Senate’s Proposal to Disable Stolen Cell Phones
By May 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Killing Theft: Senate’s Proposal to Disable Stolen Cell Phones

In a debate that shows us how much influence technology has over our society, lawmakers have begun discussing the possibility of mandating an added “kill switch” to cell phones. This switch would allow people to remotely disable their cell phone and wipe it of all personal data. Privacy has become a serious concern among many […]

More Than Half of Google’s Revenue is From the U.S. Military and Government

More Than Half of Google’s Revenue is From the U.S. Military and Government

The creeping Google militarization is beginning to lear to the massive company being termed “Big Brother Inc.” by critics. Google is increasingly positioning itself to become an indispensable U.S. military contractor, and those of a Big Brother approach to government. Late last year, Google purchased Boston Dynamics, the inspiration for the fictional “Massive Dynamics” corporation in J.J. Abram’s […]

Police Are Already Using a ‘Live Google Earth’ To ‘Watch Crime As It Happens’ In Some Cities
By April 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Police Are Already Using a ‘Live Google Earth’ To ‘Watch Crime As It Happens’ In Some Cities

Police are testing what’s being smoothed over as a “Live Google Earth”. The purpose, they explained, is to “watch crime as it happens.” According to the Center for Investigative Reporting, in Compton last year, police quietly began testing a new system that enabled them to watch every car and person in real time. Every crime […]