Surveillance & Spying


DARPA's Autonomous Microdrones Designed To Patrol Inside Houses (VIDEOS)

By: Nicholas West | Techswarm – As drone expert, P.W. Singer said, “At this point, it doesn’t really matter if you are against the technology, because it’s coming.” According to Singer, “The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting. You can use these things anywhere, put them anyplace, and the target will never even

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

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

Public School Students Are The New Inmates In The American Police State

By: John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute | “Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning. From metal detectors to drug tests, from increased policing to all-seeing electronic surveillance, the public

60 Police Departments Testing Drones In The US; More To Come As “Public Grows Comfortable”

By: Joe Wright | Anyone who was called crazy for shouting from the rooftops back in 2005 when the first sign of drone testing in the United States was uncovered appears to have been vindicated.  Small comfort as we are finally coming face to face with the consequences of our apathy. North Dakota made international

Garbage Trucks To Begin Recording License Plates For Law Enforcement (VIDEO)

By: Kristen Anderson, Activist Post | Don’t feel like your privacy is invaded enough? Hoping that the government will begin collecting more of your personal data? Good news! Garbage trucks may soon hit the streets fitted with license plate readers in the San Francisco Bay Area. These handy scanners will sweep the streets at least

New Yorkers Without “Enhanced” ID Could Face Travel Restrictions From Homeland Security

By: John Galt, Activist Post | It has been speculated by those who have been researching the ongoing encroachment of the national security state that it would be fully implemented through  a range of restrictions that would make it all but impossible to engage with modern society if one is “non-compliant.” Enter the “enhanced” driver’s

Drones On A Leash - Could ''Tethered Drones'' Increase Safety Or Expand Permanent Surveillance?

By: Jason Erickson, Tech Swarm | Although drones have been all but welcomed into American skies by the U.S. government, the devil still remains in the details. The proliferation of drones for hobby, commercial, or law enforcement has faced some significant setbacks, while still marching forward as though it’s inevitable that drones will be part

Global Movement To Raise Awareness Of Covert Harassment And Surveillance (VIDEO)

On this week’s episode of Real Politik James speaks with Peter Mooring, founder and director of STOPEG, or Stop Electronic Weapons and Gangstalking. A computer software engineer, Mooring established STOPEG after enduring a severe electronic harassment-gangstalking campaign beginning in the late 1990s. Peter explains the harassment he experienced, how he now works to raise public

Government Wants RFID Tracking Chips Implanted In Welfare Recipients

By: Mac Slavo | – Implantable RFID tracking chips. You know, to stop terrorism. And to keep tabs on all the welfare queens, in order to keep tax dollars accountable. There will be other rationales, too. But really, governments just want to do all the spying they can within their power – and right now,

Windows 10 Can Collect Your Data For Gov't Agencies - What To Do (VIDEO)

By: Heather Callaghan | Activist Post – Windows 10 OS – the ultimate Big Brother? Of the 14+ million people who have recently installed Microsoft’s new Windows 10, there haven’t been many complaints until now. The system is said to run more efficiently, but apparently someone only recently read the tome of a service agreement.

Kuwait Mandates DNA Database For All Residents

  By: Brandon Turbeville | Activist Post – Never a country known for its human rights and civil liberties, Kuwait is now attempting to take the lead in the Gulf for the country most integrated with the technological control grid and biometric surveillance state. This is because the small nation recently announced the passage of

Leaked Documents Show FBI, DEA, And Army Can Control Your Computer

By: Carey Wedler | AntiMedia – Leaked emails from an Italian-based hacking company reveal that government agencies engage in surveillance more invasive than previously thought, spending millions of dollars on spyware and malware software to accomplish their questionable goals. Tellingly, their use of the product places them squarely in the same category as other repressive

Exposed: Establishment-Funded ‘Security Network’ Spying On Users

By: Thomas James | Acclaimed News – An experiment by a Swedish researcher reveals that an online network used to ensure secure Internet communications may itself be under surveillance. Tor is free open source software and a popular open network used to anonymize communications on the Internet. In 2013 it received more than $1,800,00 in funding

French Spying Double Standard

No one likes to be the subject of surveillance, but the fact is that we all are. But France is a special case, as was Germany a few months ago. Neither of these two Eurpean countries enjoys being snooped on by the NSA, but they do exercise their own power to spy with unlimited might

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