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Human rights organisations win landmark battle against UK mass surveillance

Liberty Human Rights | Source URL The European Court of Human Rights has today ruled that UK laws enabling mass surveillance violate the rights to privacy and freedom of expression. Judges found that: The UK’s historical bulk interception regime violated the right to privacy protected by Article 8 of the European Convention […]

NSA Intelligence Analyst Addresses New York Times Schizophrenic Coverage of Energy Weapons

Karen Melton-Stewart This is an open letter to the media, but especially the New York Times.  I will be addressing your schizophrenic coverage of two issues you pretend are not related but are indeed intimately related. First issue:  In the summer of 2017 the media went crazy covering the assaults upon Diplomatic […]

Police officers given extra training on ‘risks of stalking behaviour’ after potential misconduct in Alice Ruggles murder

Tom Wilkinson | The Independent | Source URL Northumbria Police identifies unsatisfactory performance in handling of complaints by woman later murdered by ex-boyfriend Two police officers will be given further training following an investigation into how they handled complaints from a woman who was subsequently murdered by her jealous ex-boyfriend. Alice […]

‘Organized stalking’ ads on Vancouver transit a mental health concern, experts say

Liam Britten | CBC News | Source URL TransLink says, as a public body, it must accept a certain amount of ‘advocacy advertising’ Mental health experts are troubled that a “delusional” belief system — which leads believers to fear they are constantly being watched or harassed and has even been linked to […]

DARPA Wants Brain Interfaces for Able-Bodied Warfighters

Eliza Strickland | IEEE Spectrum | Source URL The N3 program will create no-surgery-required neurotech that the general public may also find useful Until now, the neuroscience programs at DARPA, the mad science wing of the Department of Defense, have focused on technologies for warfighters who have returned home with […]

Motorola patents a robocop autonomous car that brethalyzes, mirandizes you, calls your lawyer and collects your bail

Cory Doctorow | BOING BOING | Source URL In Patent 10049419, “Mobile law enforcement communication system and method,” Motorola engineers describe “A communication system, comprising: a self-driving vehicle within which to detain a detainee by a law enforcement officer” that locks you up, administers a breathalyzer, reads you your rights, figures […]

9/11/2018: Expose the Treason, Challenge & End Domestic US Fusion Center & Military Terrorism Masquerading as Surveillance

Ramola D | Medium | Source URL For those of us who have found ourselves wrongfully thrust under surveillance by too-well-budgeted and clearly corrupt fusion centers in the wake of 9/11, and wrongfully rolled into non-consensual neuro-experimentation programs being run by a treasonous US Military and Intelligence Community, the betrayals […]

US Air Force to roll out implanted headset device for TEETH dubbed ‘molar mics’ that will allow hands-free radio calls which transmit sound using the jaw bone

The Daily Mail | Source URL The United States Air Force will soon roll out a unique communications system that will be implanted on soldiers’ back teeth.  Sonitus Technologies recently announced their $10million contract with the Department of Defense, which will allow them to continue through their second phase of developing the […]

“Flock Safety” and police cam-share programs encourage neighborhoods to spy on the public

Mass Private I | Source URL A recent article in the Outline reveals that a startup company called Flock Safety is encouraging neighborhoods to spy on each other using wireless cameras. Flock bills itself as “a wireless security system for neighborhoods”. The articles warns, “Flock sells security cameras to neighborhoods, and those cameras then record […]

CIA-Backed Firm Touted Social Media Surveillance of Students to Sell Services to Evanston Police

Emails obtained by Lucy Parsons Labs reveal that Geofeedia touted social media surveillance of middle and high school students by its suburban Chicago police customers in an effort to sell their services to Evanston police. Geofeedia provides law enforcement with tools to monitor social media use by mapping location and […]

Are New York’s Free LINKNYC Internet Kiosks Tracking Your Movements?

Ava Kofman | The Intercept | Source URL LINKNYC KIOSKS HAVE become a familiar eyesore to New Yorkers. Over 1,600 of these towering, nine-and-a-half-foot monoliths — their double-sided screens festooned with ads and fun facts — have been installed across the city since early 2016. Mayor Bill de Blasio has celebrated their ability to provide “the […]

Dulles Airport Surprises Passengers with Facial-Recognition Boarding

Aaron Boyd | NextGov | Source URL Airport officials rolled out the system expecting to increase security and decrease boarding times. Some international travelers can leave their boarding passes and passports in their pockets when flying out of Dulles International Airport thanks to a new facial recognition boarding technology that […]

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Let’s Police Search by Skin Color

The Intercept | Source URL IN THE DECADE after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch. Warning of terrorism threats, the department created a plan to carpetManhattan’s downtown streets with thousands of cameras and had, by 2008, centralized its video surveillance operations […]

Rubio clashes in hall with InfoWars’ Alex Jones, warns him: ‘I’ll take care of you myself’

FOXNews | Source URL Republican Sen. Marco Rubio pointedly warned InfoWars host Alex Jones “I’ll take care of you myself,” during a stunning clash Wednesday ahead of a Capitol Hill hearing on social media.  The warning came after the right-wing conspiracy theorist interrupted an interview, heckling the Florida senator and […]

US Army developing laser system to beam power to drones to keep them in the air indefinitely

Mark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL US Army researchers are developing ‘everlasting’ drones that can stay patrolling the skies indefinitely. Instead of returning to base to recharge their batteries, a laser system could simply ‘beam’ power to them. The US Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center […]

Targeted-Individuals Protest Worldwide — From Chicago to Bangkok, to Warsaw to London, and Far Beyond

Medium | Source URL In 2018, those who’ve been thrust onto the front lines of the battle against the utterly fraudulent, post 9/11 surveillance state, have been taking to the streets in peaceful protest, in record numbers. This week, these worldwide protests culminated in “International Targeted-Individual Day”. From Chicago to […]