Category Archives: Big Brother

DEA secretly tracked Americans’ calls for over a decade, document reveals

Washington Times | January 17, 2015

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A new document reveals that the U.S. Department of Justice secretly kept track of Americans’ calls to foreign countries for more than a decade to track drug trafficking and other criminal activities.

1975 Video: CIA Admits to Congress the Agency Uses Mainstream Media to Distribute Disinfo

Truth Stream Media | January 14, 2015

By Melissa Melton

It has been verified by a source who claims she was there that then-CIA Director William Casey did in fact say the controversial and often-disputed line “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false,” reportedly in 1981.

Google Wants to Store Your Genome

MIT Technology Review | November 6, 2014

By Antonio Regalado

Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch. Have genomes? Store them with us.

Facebook data requests from world governments climb by 24pc

Silicon Republic | November 5, 2014

Social network Facebook’s second report charting data requests from world governments has shown that across the board, requests have increased by 24pc, with requests from Ireland also having increased.

I’m terrified of my new TV: Why I’m scared to turn this thing on — and you’d be, too

Salon | October 30, 2014

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From facial recognition to personal data collection, this thing is downright scary — and so are the implications

Ex-CBS reporter: Government agency bugged my computer

New York Post | October 27, 2014

By Kyle Smith and Bruce Golding

A former CBS News reporter who quit the network over claims it kills stories that put President Obama in a bad light says she was spied on by a “government-related entity” that planted classified documents on her computer.

Report: Half the World’s Population Will Have Chip-Based National ID Cards by 2018

PR Newswire | October 23, 2014

Leading identity analyst firm Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that in five years time half of the world’s population will have a chip-based National eID card, including near-complete regional coverage in Europe. Asia, with its vast population, is expected to dominate the market accounting for more than 60% of all National eID cards issued between 2014 and 2018.