EU wants to snoop on Skype to combat terrorist threat – report

Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Paul Martin February 06, 2015 The EU agency for judicial cooperation says the bloc needs to develop a common approach to lawfully intercept services like Skype and Viber, to help keep track of European militants arriving back home from the Middle East. The measures were outlined in a Eurojust report, which was discussed by a... »

Mass Surveillance, Secrecy and “Intelligence Sharing”: Prism and Upstream. The Illegality of UK-US “Bulk Collection”

Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Binoy Kampmark Global Research February 07, 2015 “The world owes Edward Snowden a great debt for blowing the whistle, and today’s decision is a vindication of his actions.” – Eric King, deputy director of Privacy International, Feb 6, 2014 It is a relationship seemingly beyond question – the sharing of intercepted data between... »

64 Percent Of News Reporters Believe That Obama Is Spying On Them

Friday, February 6, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder February 5th, 2015 Is it okay for Barack Obama to spy on reporters? Is it okay for government spooks to record their calls, monitor their online activity and collect their emails whenever they want? Well, according to a shocking new poll conducted by Pew Research, 64 percent of investigative journalists... »

Former NSA director: The govt. spies on “interesting” – not “bad” – people

Thursday, February 5, 2015
By Paul Martin Thursday, February 5, 2015 Michael Hayden laughs about gov’t surveillance, of Americans. thinks their should be no oversight: In a speech at Washington and Lee University, Michael Hayden, a former head of both the CIA and NSA, opined on signals intelligence under the Constitution, arguing that what the 4th Amendment forbids changed after... »

Digital Electronic “Internet of Things”(IoT) and “Smart Grid Technologies” to Fully Eviscerate Privacy

Monday, February 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Prof. James F. Tracy Global Research February 02, 2015 The “Internet of Things” (IoT) and Smart Grid technologies will together be aggressively integrated into the developed world’s socioeconomic fabric with little-if-any public or governmental oversight. This is the overall opinion of a new report by the Federal Trade Commission, which has announced a... »

Canadian Spy Program “LEVITATION” Illustrates “Giant X-Ray Machine Over All Our Digital Lives”

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Paul Martin

By John Queally Global Research January 29, 2015 Newly released documents contained in the archive of materials leaked to journalists by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that Canada’s spy agency, the Communications Security Establishment, has been operating a covert, mass surveillance program designed to monitor the downloads of millions of Internet users around the... »

Researchers Seek to Track Mental Health Through Social Media…(Calling George Orwell!!)

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Paul Martin

Joe Wright Activist Thursday, January 29, 2015 The Feds have made their intentions known about conducting surveillance on a range of social media platforms covering everything from political speech, activist assembly, and even health. In tandem with corporate data harvesters, open public forums like Twitter and Facebook can provide a wealth of knowledge... »

U.S. spies on millions of cars

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By Paul Martin

DEA uses license-plate readers to build database for federal, local authorities By DEVLIN BARRETT Jan 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has been building a national database to track in real time the movement of vehicles around the U.S., a secret domestic intelligence-gathering program that scans and stores hundreds of millions of... »

Edward Snowden: Apple iPhone with Secret iFeature Allows Government to Spy on You

Sunday, January 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Aaron Mamiit Tech Times January 24,2015 Edward Snowden, the infamous former contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked thousands of pages of previously classified NSA intelligence documents, reportedly thinks that Apple’s iPhone has “special software” that authorities can activate remotely to be able to gather information about the user. “Edward never uses... »

Privacy is dead and it’s never coming back, Harvard professors say:dystopian world portrayed by a group of Harvard professors at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday.

Friday, January 23, 2015
By Paul Martin Jan. 23, 2015 Imagine a world where mosquito-sized robots fly around stealing samples of your DNA. Or where a department store knows from your buying habits that you’re pregnant even before your family does. That is the terrifying dystopian world portrayed by a group of Harvard professors at the World Economic Forum in... »

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