Chicago cops ask Google for details of ALL smartphones in a 100-yard radius of a crime scene - but judges say police cannot use geofencing data to 'rummage where they please'
Snowden's Inevitable Pardon
Pentagon scientists say "talking laser" that beams messages directly into your head coming soon
State Department Illegally Monitored Trump Jr., Hannity, Ingraham, Posobiec And Others From Kiev: FOIA
But the controversial phone metadata program played little role in the terror-fundraising case at issue, the long-awaited ruling says.
Four US states have just announced they'll sign up to the revamped system.
It took 33 years but Robocop is now here. Well, not exactly, but the rise of the police state fueled by advancements in technology have given birth to a heads up display equipped helmet sure to please the most anxious of peace officers.
Drones may be seeing more use by police forces, but they're still limited by short flight times, and the need for certified operators.
As remote learning creates more distance between school districts and students, school and state officials are clinging to control however they can.
Colleges that are reopening campuses this fall understand outbreaks of COVID-19 are certainly possible on school grounds and in the surrounding communities.
For the people overseeing nationwide vaccination initiatives in developing countries, keeping track of who had which vaccination and when can be a tough task.
Google and Apple partnered on the system, which is technically called "contact tracing" but goes by the less intimidating "exposure notification."
... After Spotting a BB Gun
Tracked via an app that only allows them to visit "approved" businesses.
An internal Secret Service document describes the purchase of Locate X, a product that uses location data harvested from ordinary apps.
Some interesting things to note about the false-statements charge which former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith is pleading guilty today.
What has the public learned about Fusion Centers since the recent BlueLeaks hack was released over a month ago? Not a lot.
Purdue University engineers have a built a website (cam2project.net ) that gathers live video and images from about 30,000 network cameras in more than 100 countries and they are using to monitor and analyze COVID-19 social distancing.
Can the government place cameras and monitoring equipment on a private citizen's land at will, or conduct surveillance and stakeouts on private land, without probable cause or a search warrant? Indeed, according to the U.S. Supreme Court
Camera-equipped street lamps were supposed to gather traffic data; instead, their video footage went to police. Now lawmakers are pushing back.
Anyone who doesn't realize that total surveillance, control and enslavement are where this is heading isn't paying attention.
Being involved in online privacy on a daily basis at cryptohippie.com, we saw where things were headed and decided that we had to warn people. Still, I had hopes that the progress of evil would be somehow derailed, at least partially. Sadly, that has
Shortly after launching a new contact-tracing program in Ontario, a top Google executive said in a blog post published Friday that 20 US states and territories (roughly 45% of the country's population) are "exploring" using the tool Google built with
ODNI recently refused to answer if U.S. spy agencies monitor lawmakers, saying any admission could reveal methods.
We've known for several years that Chinese authorities collect DNA samples from their people, but they've recently ramped up their efforts in a way that is concerning observers around the world.
Pandemic maps are all the rage, these days, but the latest one from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a little different; instead of viral hotspots, it displays a plague of official snoopiness, arranged by location and sortable by technolog
So how do we protect ourselves against unauthorized third parties building facial recognition models to recognize us wherever we may go?
National ID cards have been atop the command-and-control political wish list for decades. In the 1990s, Republican Congresses shot down efforts to move toward national identification cards.
Testing will soon begin in poverty-stricken parts of Africa for a biometric ID which will also be your payment system and vaccine record.
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a new assessment titled "Privacy Impact Assessment for the CBP License Plate Reader Technology," outlining the agency's plan to combine its database on license plate images with ones from local and sta