Privacy Matters

Sh*t the FBI says

Brilliant.

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

For spot-on information about how to protect yourself from FBI manipulation, watch this (less entertaining, extremely informative) video:

Mueller: FBI not motivated by concerns over what is "politically correct"

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

FBI Director Robert Mueller told Senator Dick Durbin that he is cleaning up the Islamophobic training Wired's Spencer Ackerman exposed last year.

Michigan State Police says it has the best biometrics tech in nation, apart from FBI

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

According to the Michigan State Police, the agency possesses the most advanced biometrics technology in the nation, apart from the FBI.

DHS makes covert CCTV available to local police

The Department of Homeland Security hosts a website called "Responder Knowledge Base" where it advertises a wide variety of military, law enforcement and first responder tools. Local and state law enforcement are authorized to buy any of these technologies with DHS funds. You can see a whole host of these tools here.

The following pieces of equipment enable covert video surveillance; James Bond-like, they are made to look like everyday objects.

Have you seen any of these in real life? 

Cageprisoners on GITMO and indefinite detention

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

Court: NSA can keep secret its relationship with Google

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer. And, per the conversation above, we can't guarantee that this cookie trail won't lead to the NSA.

Their big government contracts, our privacy nightmare

The first in a series on the Wikileaks Spyfiles.

University of California San Diego students and faculty might be surprised to learn that their school has an "advanced technology research" relationship with a corporation engaged in extensive Internet snooping. 

Advocacy groups to the Senate: SECURE IT not viable, threatens privacy, civil liberties

A long list of advocacy groups representing diverse interests (see full list at bottom) sent the following letter to Senators, outlining concerns about SECURE IT, the Senate's version of so-called "cyber security" legislation. 
 
May 14, 2012
 
Dear Senator,
 

"Pray for peace; train for war."

Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer.

"The notion that the United States, with a tiny minority of the world's population, has the right to dominate other countries is profoundly authoritarian and profoundly anti-democratic." -- Andy Thayer, Chicago anti-war activist.

Immigration advocate to be charged with human trafficking

From the Joe Callahan defense committee:

Sign up for email alerts // Contact us

Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer