“The public should take notice,” Sethi, of the ACLU, told Motherboard. “These programs may be coming to a theater near you.”
The facial recognition pilot program launched last week by US Customs and Border Protection, which civil liberties advocates say could lead to new potentially privacy-invading programs, is just the first of three biometric experiments that the feds are getting ready to launch.
In two weeks the Science Museum is hosting You Have Been Upgraded, a festival exploring the future of human enhancement. The four day event will cover everything from brain hacking to digital implants, and will transport visitors to a future where a mysterious super-corporation, Unlimited Enhancement Technologies (UNET), has elevated biotechnologists to rock-star status.
By Anthony Gucciardi
McDonald’s is admittedly losing money fast each and every month as consumers reject their GMO-laden ‘food’ products. In an effort to become ‘more hip’ to the emerging trends in the marketplace, McDonald’s is ‘going natural’ — but watch as they assault a reporter after he asks what’s in their McNuggets.
By Mike Adams
As Michael Snyder points out in a timely article at The Economic Collapse Blog, California is rapidly reverting back to the desert it was once.
A powerful new surveillance tool being adopted by police departments across the country comes with an unusual requirement: To buy it, law enforcement officials must sign a nondisclosure agreement preventing them from saying almost anything about the technology.
By Kate Munsch
Two police officers were shot and wounded during a protest rally in Ferguson, Missouri, early on Thursday, hours after the city’s police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing U.S. Justice Department report finding his force was rife with racial bias.