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Over 200 Million People Are caught in American Facial Recognition Dragnet

You are probably participating in the facial recognition database whether you want to or not. Most likely, your visage is there to be easily identified, without your consent, even if you’ve never committed a crime. Using the vague criteria of “law enforcement purposes”, the United States has more than 200 million Americans filed away in various facial recognition databases.  If you have a driver’s license or any other government ...Read full article...

Google Cars grabbed Locations of Phones, PCs

by Declan McCullagh CNETNews July 26, 2011 Google’s Street View cars collected the locations of millions of laptops, cell phones, and other Wi-Fi devices around the world, a practice that raises novel privacy concerns, CNET has confirmed. The cars were supposed to collect the locations of Wi-Fi access points. But Google also recorded the street addresses and unique identifiers of computers and other devices using those wireless networks and ...Read full article...

Cybersecurity: The Takeover of the Internet

By Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda May 1, 2010 In the United States, a recent version of a bill was passed by the House Of Representatives, which will give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) complete dominion over the web. The bill includes the creation of a new sector of internet security which will include the training, research and coordination of cyberspace. It allows the National Institute of Standards ...Read full article...