Smile, You’re On Candid Camera: Cops Have Half Of All Americans On Facial Recognition Database

Smile, You’re On Candid Camera: Cops Have Half Of All Americans On Facial Recognition Database
But That’s Not Even My Good Side: Cops Have Half Of All Americans In Their Facial Recognition Database We read a lot about the intrusion of the surveillance state in a general sense, the fears we have about the ways our rights are being violated through 007-like activities that have become alarmingly routine. Activities like local, state and FBI use of Stingray devices to scoop up all cell phone activity in a particular area, or the Snowden revelations about the NSA doing the same greedy hoover routine only a much grander scale with our email and phone calls.… Read the rest

Just Because You’re Paranoid: ACLU Doc Dump Reveals Cops Disturbingly Routine Surveillance

Just Because You’re Paranoid: ACLU Doc Dump Reveals Cops Disturbingly Routine Surveillance
Kalifornia Kops Surveillance Secrets Revealed: ACLU Exposes Routine Police Harassment And Observation So you say that, as an American citizen and/or a freedom-loving person you are apprehensive about how much of our data is being scooped up by Big Brother? Especially since the high water mark of the Snowden revelations has rolled back leaving the law virtually unchanged and the same bent law enforcement types running things?… Read the rest

“Online Persona Management Services” to Allow CIA, etc., to Control Social Media Conversations

“Online Persona Management Services” to Allow CIA, etc.,  to Control Social Media Conversations
Is Your New Chat Buddy a CIA Agent? Put Away Your Tinfoil Hat–Your New Online Pal Might Really Be a CIA Agent So that faceless online buddy of yours, the one who agrees with all your political positions–did it ever occur to you that he or she might be working for the CIA? It sounds like the kind of thing the true tinfoil hat wearers of internet yore espouse, but there is a growing body of evidence that the agency, the military, and its operatives are infiltrating every corner of the internet by setting up false accounts in order to control conversations about everything from the political process to overseas adventurism to the economy.… Read the rest