Year: 2019

Silicon Valley’s final frontier for mobile payments — ‘the neoliberal takeover of the human body’

Silicon Valley’s final frontier for mobile payments — ‘the neoliberal takeover of the human body’

MarketWatch | Source URL Ditching credit cards for facial recognition will remove the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate America Aram Sinnreich recently went grocery shopping at a Whole Foods Market in his hometown of Washington, D.C., and realized he had left his wallet at home. He had […]

U.S. Federal Judge Rules Terrorist Watchlist Is Unconstitutional

U.S. Federal Judge Rules Terrorist Watchlist Is Unconstitutional

Newsweek | Source URL U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ruled Wednesday that the federal government’s watchlist of “known or suspected terrorists” is unconstitutional. The list, which contains over 1 million people, was challenged by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and 23 American citizens who said they were wrongly placed […]

Trump Admin Is Considering Using Amazon Echo And Apple Watch To Determine If Citizens Should Own A Gun

Trump Admin Is Considering Using Amazon Echo And Apple Watch To Determine If Citizens Should Own A Gun

The Daily Caller | Source URL The Trump administration is considering a proposal that would use Google, Amazon and Apple to collect data on users who exhibit characteristics of mental illness that could lead to violent behavior, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The proposal is part of an initiative to […]

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear

Ravie Lakshmanan | The Next Web | Source URL Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a comprehensive range of tools for face detection, analysis, and recognition in images and videos. It’s one among several […]

Chip implanted in obese people’s brains will zap them when they think about food

Sophie Curtis | The UK Sun | Source URL Six morbidly obese people have agreed to take part in a clinical trial of a brain chip that zaps them when they think about food. The chip, known as a responsive neurostimulation system (RNS), was originally developed by medical technology company […]

Activist Post Applies For NewsGuard’s Coveted “Conspiracy” Blacklist

Activist Post Applies For NewsGuard’s Coveted “Conspiracy” Blacklist

Activist Post Response To NewsGuard’s Request About Editorial Practices By Activist Post Editors Activist Post is being considered for NewsGuard’s exclusive “conspiracy” news blacklist. They recently contacted us about our editorial practices to see if we qualify for this great honor. For those who don’t know, NewsGuard is creating warning […]

Chinese State Media Announces 2.56M ‘Discredited Entities’ Prevented From Purchasing Plane Tickets Under Social Credit System

Chinese State Media Announces 2.56M ‘Discredited Entities’ Prevented From Purchasing Plane Tickets Under Social Credit System

Chris Menahan | Information Liberation | Source URL This is the system our ruling oligarchs are trying to implement in America. China restricted 2.56 million discredited entities from purchasing plane tickets, and 90,000 entities from buying high-speed rail tickets in July: NDRC #socialcredit pic.twitter.com/4zAwJ7hrBn — Global Times (@globaltimesnews) August 16, […]