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15 Signs That We Live During A Time Of Rampant Government Paranoia

How does it feel to live under a government that is getting even more paranoid with each passing day?  Yes, we live in a world that is becoming increasingly unstable, but that is no excuse for how ultra-paranoid the federal government has become.  Today, every single one of us is viewed as a “potential threat”


DHS Drones Equipped To Eavesdrop On Americans

The US Department of Homeland Security already has an arsenal of drones to be deployed for whatever the agency deems fit, but the actual capabilities of those vehicles exceed what many Americans may expect. The unmanned drones being used inside of the United States right now can’t shoot Hellfire missiles like their overseas counterparts. They


Half The World's Population Will Have Chip-Based National Electronic Identity (eID) Cards By 2018: Study

By: Techswarm - Leading identity analyst firm Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that in five years time half of the world's population will have a chip-based National eID card, including near-complete regional coverage in Europe. Asia, with its vast population, is expected to dominate the market accounting for more than 60% of all National eID cards


Bluetooth Spying Beacons Uncovered In LA And Chicago

By: Massprivatei - Devices identical to those secretly planted in New York City phone booths have been installed in public spaces in Los Angeles and Chicago. The Bluetooth devices known as “beacons” were installed in bus benches in Los Angeles and train stations in Chicago. Additional information obtained suggests that the devices were also installed


Mass Surveillance Destroys Freedom

It's longstanding. It's institutionalized. It's lawless. It has nothing to do with domestic or foreign threats. Or anything related to national security. America's only enemies are ones it invents. It spies globally. It watches everyone. It monitors allies. It's for control. It's for economic advantage. It's to be one up on foreign competitors. It's for


The Roll Out Of The Hitler Youth Movement Through The Common Core Invasive Data Mining Of Our Children

Support for Common Core educational standards has dropped as awareness of the program has spread over the past year to new polling results. The people of this country are speaking out, they are sick and tired of the intrusiveness of the Common Standards and the egregious violations of our children’s civil liberties including their (and their parents)


DHS Is Using Surveillance Drones To Spy On Americans

  By: massprivatei.blogspot.com - The Department of Homeland Security flew drones equipped with video cameras over the United States--away from border and coastal areas--for 1,726 hours from fiscal 2011 through this April, according to the Government Accountability Office. The report, written by Brittany M. Hughes, concludes that aerial drones were indeed flown outside of approved and


Twitter Opens Entire Database To MIT - How Will It Be Used?

By: Nicholas West , Activist Post - Predictive technology is exploding, in stealth, across the virtual landscape. The arrival of Big Data initiatives by government, as well as a massive industry of data brokers is not only putting privacy at risk, but is offering those with access to the information unprecedented ways to ...


Surveillance Cameras Will Soon Be Reading Our Lips (VIDEO)

By: massprivatei.blogspot.com - A Jordanian scientist has created an automated lip-reading system that can decipher speech with an average success rate of 76 per cent. The findings, in conjunction with recent advances in the fields of computer vision, pattern recognition, and signal processing, suggest that computers will soon be able to read lips accurately enough to


Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying

By: Kim Zetter, wired.com The National Security Agency has some of the brightest minds working on its sophisticated surveillance programs, including its metadata collection efforts. But a new chat program designed by a middle-school dropout in his spare time may turn out to be one of the best solutions to thwart those efforts. Prompted by Edward


Nowhere To Hide As Minority Report-Style Facial Recognition Technology Spreads Across America

What is our society going to look like when our faces are being tracked literally everywhere that we go?  As part of the FBI's new Next Generation Identification System, a facial recognition database known as the Interstate Photo System will have collected 52 million of our faces by the end of 2015.  But that is


Facebook Poses A Threat To Every American

Participation on Facebook could prove very dangerous to your future well-being. There is a reason that Facebook is aligned with both the CIA and the NSA. I have several credible sources who tell me that all data posted on Facebook goes into series of cataloged files which culminates with each person being assigned a “Threat Matrix


The Era Of Widespread Biometric Indentification And Microchip Implants Is Here

Are you ready to have your veins scanned every time you use your bank account?  Are you ready to use a "digital tattoo" or a microchip implant to unlock your telephone?  Once upon a time we read about such technologies in science fiction novels, but now they are here.  The era of widespread biometric identification


Revealed: Google Reads Your Email Before You Do

  By: Thomas R. Burke and Jonathan Segal, www.usatoday.com - Once the fact was out, the internet giant tried to get a judge to help them hide it again. Back in February, in a San Jose courtroom, a bombshell was dropped that could have been erased from the public record. It turns out that Google,


Your Photo Could Be Included In The FBI’s New Facial Recognition Database

By: Lucy Westcott, thewire.com If you're applying for a job in the near future, there's a chance you could end up on the FBI's imminent new facial recognition database alongside criminals, whether you like it or not. According to information obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the database, known as Next Generation Identification (NGI), will for


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