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Surveillance cameras equipped with thermal imaging allow police to identify people by their gender, body size and color of their skin

Surveillance cameras equipped with thermal imaging allow police to identify people by their gender, body size and color of their skin

Mass Private I | Source URL BriefCam’s “Transforming Video into Actionable Intelligence” allows law enforcement and retailers to secretly identify people by their gender, body size, color, direction, speed and more.  BriefCam’s Video Synopsis version V allows police and retail stores to use surveillance cameras to identify individuals and cars in real-time. […]

Google accused of manipulation to track users

Google accused of manipulation to track users

Phys.org | Source URL Seven European consumer groups filed complaints against Google with national regulators Tuesday, accusing the internet giant of covertly tracking users’ movements in violation of an EU regulation on data protection. The complaints cited a study by the Norwegian Consumer Council that concluded the Internet giant used […]

U.S. Silently Passes And Signs Bill To Create New Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL A bill silently passed through Congress and to U.S. President Donald Trump’s desk that was signed right before Thanksgiving last week, which would re-designate the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) into a new agency called the Cybersecurity and […]

Google’s Duplex AI chat bot that ‘rings restaurants to make bookings for you’ is rolling out to Pixel owners in the US

The Daily Mail | Source URL Google has released its artificial intelligence chat agent, Duplex into the wider world despite initial criticism over the technology. Google has expanded the remit of the chat agent, which can arrange appointments over the phone from a ‘small set of trusted users’, to a […]

Bloomberg’s role-playing workshops convince the public to accept self-guided police drones equipped with microphones

Mass Private I | Source URL Bloomberg is spending six million dollars on a “Mayors Challenge” that will put microphones in police drones. According to an article in WPFL 89.3, Bloomberg Philanthropies wants the Louisville Kentucky Police Department to send out self-guided aerial drones equipped with ShotSpotter microphones across the […]

Pentagon’s ‘lost’ trillions went to people connected to US military-industrial complex: Ron Paul

Press TV | Source URL Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has said that “the Pentagon’s lost trillions have nothing to do with defense, adding that the “money propping up the high lifestyles of those connected to the military-industrial complex.” Dr. Paul, a three-time American presidential candidate and […]

New Documents Reveal CIA Spied on Congress, Whistleblowers

New Documents Reveal CIA Spied on Congress, Whistleblowers

Sharyl Atkinson | The Epoch Times | Source URL Newly declassified documents reveal the CIA—which is supposed to be strictly limited in the types of surveillance and other secret operations it conducts on U.S. soil—routinely monitors U.S. government computer systems. That information is contained in two formerly secret letters of […]

National bike share data program allows DOT’s to identify scooter and bike share users in real-time

Mass Private I | Source URL A recent article in Smart Cities Dive revealed that the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (DOT) will be partnering with Remix, Lime and Spin to create a mobility data standard for ride shares. A ‘mobility data standard’ is just a fancy way of saying a real-time scooter and bicycle tracking standard. […]

New Documents Reveal CIA Considered Reviving MK Ultra-like Programs

Derrick Broze | The Conscious Resistance | Source URL Documents released to the American Civil Liberties Union detail how the CIA considered using a controversial psychotropic drug as a ‘truth serum’. The American Civil Liberties Union has released documents from the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of Medical Services detailing a […]

Companies keep losing your data because it doesn’t cost them anything

Cory Doctorow | Boing Boing | Source URL Data breaches keep happening, they keep getting worse, and yet companies keep collecting our data in ever-more-invasive ways, subjecting it to ever-longer retention, and systematically underinvesting in security. Why does this keep happening? Because it’s affordable. In 2014, Home Depot breached more […]

FLASH OF MIGHT Why laser weapons will be the future of warfare as Pentagon announces massive funding boost for ‘directed energy’ missiles

Jon Lockett | The UK Sun | Source URL The state-of-the-art weaponry has been the US Department of Defense’s dream for decades, but now has been deemed the time to make that dream a reality THE Pentagon is to plough tens of millions into developing state-of-the-art laser weapons – to […]

Strange Looking ‘Tesla Tower’ In Texas Aims To Transmute Electricity Wirelessly

Strange Looking ‘Tesla Tower’ In Texas Aims To Transmute Electricity Wirelessly

Arjun WaliaCE | Collective Evolution | Source URL Is it possible to transmit electricity wirelessly? Some claim yes, that this type of technology was not only utilized in ancient times, like in Egypt for example but also by 19th-century scientists and mystic Nikola Tesla. Although Tesla has become quite a […]

USSOCOM, Army look to biometrics industry for new technologies for SOF of the future

A Request for Information (RFI) on methods of continuously authenticating user identity by a person’s distinctive characteristics using software-based biometrics or behavioral profiling is being sought by the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), Huachuca Division, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Meanwhile, under a continuing Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), the US Special […]