SURVEILLANCE

Warrantless Stingray Surveillance Deemed Unconstitutional, Proving Cops Are Breaking The Law

Monday, March 7, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Claire Bernish ActivistPost.com MARCH 6, 2016 Thanks to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the warrantless use of cell-site simulators, known as Stingrays, is now considered a violation of the Fourth Amendment. “Police should now be on notice,” said staff attorney Nate Wessler of the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, as The... »

Department Of Justice Recruits Social Media Firms To Fight “Online Radicalization”

Saturday, March 5, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Derrick Broze ActivistPost.com MARCH 5, 2016 For the third time since December 2015, the Obama administration has met with social media companies to discuss fighting the spread of online extremism. On February 23, the U.S. Department of Justice met with officials from Facebook, Twitter, and Google to discuss how online social media firms... »

FBI Access to iOS to ‘Pave Way’ for Every Gov’t to Break Into Any Device

Thursday, March 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 03.03.2016 Forcing Apple to weaken the encryption of the iPhone involved in a terrorism probe would create the so-called FBIos, a precedent letting government access any device, the Pirate Party of New Zealand, advocating human rights in the digital age, told Sputnik Thursday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A legal battle is unfolding between US... »

UK Spying Laws Give Government Access To Your Entire Internet History

Thursday, March 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Michaela Whitton ActivistPost.com MARCH 3, 2016 Two years after Edward Snowden’s revelations, which included details about the U.K. government’s own blanket surveillance operations, authorities are champing at the bit to update laws on what data spies and police can access — and under what circumstances. Hailed by the Home Secretary Teresa May as... »

Police surveillance powers expanded in new ‘snoopers’ charter’

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 1 Mar, 2016 Police powers will be extended in the new draft of the ‘snoopers’ charter’ to enable them to access people’s web browsing histories and to hack into phones. The revised Investigatory Powers Bill published on Tuesday defies criticisms from three separate parliamentary committees by expanding the most controversial powers, including the... »

Meet The Bogus Technology The Government Will Use To Frame You

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

By James Corbett ActivistPost.com MARCH 1, 2016 What happens if the facial recognition cameras get it wrong? Or the “visual microphone” detects the wrong sound? Or the emotion-reading or crime-predicting technology of the near future is just quackery, designed to frame anyone the government wants to convict? Sadly, this isn’t sci-fi fantasy; it’s the... »

UK Readies Police State Bill to End Internet Privacy

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

Bill will force Apple to rewrite its iOS from the ground up Kurt Nimmo Prison Planet.com March 1, 2016 The British government is pushing the Investigatory Powers Bill, or Snoopers’ Charter, that will effectively end internet privacy. The proposed legislation targets popular chat and message services such as WhatsApp, iMessage and FaceTime, outlaws end-to-end... »

Germany’s New Citizen Monitoring Spyware May Be Creepier Than NSA’s

Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 27.02.2016 The new spyware Trojan virus recently approved by Germany’s Interior Ministry may actually steal personal photos and notes stored on Germans’ phones and laptops. The German government’s new computer virus intended for spying in criminal cases has drawn scrutiny because of its potentially unlimited abilities. While privacy-invading measures imposed by the United... »

Obama to allow NSA to share contents of intercepted phone calls and emails with other intelligence agencies

Saturday, February 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

Under current rules the NSA must screen messages and remove the personal information on innocent Americans before sharing it The proposed regulation changes would allow agencies such as the CIA and FBI to access unedited emails and phone calls gathered by the NSA Civil liberties advocates criticized the relaxed regulations By ANTON NILSSON DAILYMAIL.COM... »

We Just Found Out The Real Reason The FBI Wants A Backdoor Into The iPhone

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Jake Anderson via TheAntiMedia.org, ZeroHedge.com 02/24/2016 On the face of it, The FBI vs Apple – the feverish momentum of American technocracy accelerating into the cavernous Orwellian entrenchment of the surveillance state - boils down to a single locked and encrypted iPhone 5S, used by radical jihadist Syed Rizwan Farook. However, as we... »

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