Day: March 5, 2019

US could soon end mass phone surveillance program exposed by Snowden

US could soon end mass phone surveillance program exposed by Snowden

Engadget The Wall Street Journal Endgaget | Source URL The program used to collect billions of call logs per day for the NSA. The US government might put an end to the controversial NSA phone surveillance program Edward Snowden exposed by the end of 2019. Republican congressional national security adviser […]

Fire departments are ‘going dark’ and becoming secret public safety organizations

Fire departments are ‘going dark’ and becoming secret public safety organizations

Mass Private I | Source URL Across the country fire departments in Connecticut, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Illinois have begun encrypting their radio transmissions, effectively turning them into secret public safety organizations. The latest fire department to ‘go dark’ and hide its communications from the public is the Denver Fire Department in Colorado. […]

Google Employees Uncover Ongoing Work on Censored China Search

Google Employees Uncover Ongoing Work on Censored China Search

The Intercept Futurism Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL Google employees have carried out their own investigation into the company’s plan to launch a censored search engine for China and say they are concerned that development of the project remains ongoing, The Intercept can reveal. Late last year, […]

China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Blocks 23 Million Purchases of Train and Plane Tickets

China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Blocks 23 Million Purchases of Train and Plane Tickets

John Hayward | Breitbart | Source URL The UK Guardian reported on Friday that China’s “social credit system,” a vast surveillance network and database system designed to punish Chinese for poor citizenship, has blocked travelers from buying 17.5 million airplane tickets and 5.5 million train tickets. The social credit system […]

Haunting pics reveal secret Soviet ‘mind control’ radar left abandoned and rusting in Chernobyl wasteland 33 years after world’s worst nuclear disaster

Haunting pics reveal secret Soviet ‘mind control’ radar left abandoned and rusting in Chernobyl wasteland 33 years after world’s worst nuclear disaster

Nicola Stow | The UK Sun | Source URL The massive Duga radar – dubbed the “Russian Woodpecker”- is hidden in a forest in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone HAUNTING photographs reveal a secret “mind control” radar that’s been left to decay in Chernobyl wasteland 33 years after world’s worst nuclear […]