SURVEILLANCE

“Universal Surveillance”: Is This What Britain’s ‘Snoopers Charter’ Will Be Used For Eventually?

Friday, December 2, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Graham Vanbergen Global Research December 01, 2016 One should wonder where the universal surveillance system dubbed the ‘snoopers charter’ installed by Britain’s government is heading for eventually. Recently described by Edward Snowden in tweets as the “most intrusive and least accountable surveillance regime in the West” and its “a comprehensive record of your... »

Boston Police Department Set To Join Trend Of Using Internet Surveillance Tech

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Joe Wright ActivistPost.com DECEMBER 1, 2016 A whole host of reasons are being given to justify the increased surveillance and data mining of social media and the wider Internet itself: terrorism, suicide prevention, precrime detection of violence and other illegal acts, and even teenage alcohol abuse. This is being done at the federal... »

Starting December 1, Feds Can Hack Millions Of Devices With One Warrant

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Shaun Bradley ActivistPost.com NOVEMBER 30, 2016 On Thursday, December 1, a vital Supreme Court order is set to go into effect that dramatically expands the surveillance power of federal agents. The impending alteration to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure softens the legal requirements for obtaining search and seizure warrants... »

WikiLeaks Releases Info on German Inquiry Into BND Surveillance, Work With NSA

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 01.12.2016 WikiLeaks released on Thursday 90 gigabyte of information on German parliamentary inquiry into surveillance of the country’s foreign intelligence agency Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) and its cooperation with the US National Security Agency (NSA). MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The inquiry was set up after revelations of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden exposed the US global... »

Merkel to Greatly Expand Intelligence Services, Domestic Spy Network

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
By Paul Martin

by CHRIS TOMLINSON BreitBart.com 29 Nov 2016 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed plans to rapidly expand the scope and size of Germany’s intelligence services including its domestic spy agency. Citing cyber attacks and the ongoing situations in Syria and Ukraine, the German Chancellor made the case that the intelligence agencies must cooperate with... »

‘Beacon for despots everywhere’: Britain’s ‘extreme’ surveillance bill becomes law

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 29 Nov, 2016 Britain’s intelligence services have officially been given the most wide-ranging and privacy-invading mass surveillance powers in the world, according to critics, after the Investigatory Powers Act became law on Tuesday. The legislation, dubbed the ‘snooper’s charter,’ authorizes the government to hack into devices, networks and services in bulk, and allows... »

Britain’s “Snooper Charter”: U.K. Parliament Approves Unprecedented Hacking and Surveillance Powers

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Ryan Gallagher Global Research November 26, 2016 A few years ago, it would have been unthinkable for the British government to admit that it was hacking into people’s computers and collecting private data on a massive scale. But now, these controversial tactics are about to be explicitly sanctioned in an unprecedented new surveillance... »

Facebook Undermines US Values by Creating China Censorship Tool – Congressman

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 23.11.2016 A plan by US-based Facebook to develop a censorship tool that would enable the social-media company to return to the Chinese market sacrifices American values, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee, Eliot Engel, said Wednesday. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A post to Engel’s Twitter account stated: “Concerned that... »

Surveillance company cuts half its staff after losing Twitter & Facebook access

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 23 Nov, 2016 CIA-backed Chicago tech company Geofeedia’s hand was forced after Facebook, Instagram and Twitter cut ties with them for their part in helping law enforcement surveil protesters. As a result, Geofeedia let go of 31 of its roughly 60 employees. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) discovered in September that at... »

Privacy Rights of Americans: Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) Sues FBI for Details on “Next Generation Biometric Data”

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
By Paul Martin

Controversy Surrounding “Next Generation Identification” By Statewatch Global Research November 22, 2016 Privacy Organization Says FBI Director Shows “Reckless Disregard” for Privacy Rights of Americans The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has sued the FBI to obtain a secret agreement with the Department of efense about “Next Generation Identification,” a biometric database containing detailed... »

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