Privacy Matters

A "suspicious activity reporting" app or a spy app?

Like the West Virginia fusion center before it, the Delaware spy center -- officially the Delaware Information and Analysis Center (DIAC) -- "now offers a mobile app to report suspicious activities in real-time by attaching a photo, sending location information, or entering details about suspicious vehicles or persons," says a press

Video shows journalist John Knefel's arrest at OWS

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Journalist John Knefel was arrested while reporting on the September 17, 2012 Occupy Wall Street anniversary. In the video above, you can see a white shirt NYPD officer pull him off the sidewalk and into the street, where he's arrested.

DHS has a cell phone sniffer? And more technology news

Everyone who attended OWS with a cell phone had their identity logged, says security expert

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What's going on with the New York City subway system?

Contrary to the company's August 13, 2012 claim, evidence suggests that Cubic Corporation, a defense and transportation services company, manages sales of TrapWire to US law enforcement through a McClean, VA based firm, Abraxas Applications.

It's time to end the war on drugs in Massachusetts

Mysterious surveillance equipment at Occupy Wall Street one year anniversary

The NYPD deployed multiple TARU surveillance teams throughout the streets on Monday as activists gathered for a one year anniversary celebration of the Occupy Wall Street movement. The TARU (which stands for Technical Assistance Response Unit) teams filmed protesters with handheld cameras, moving throughout crowds and following shortly behind the white shirted police officers who swept in to make arrests.

FEMA website, US Trademark Office contradict Cubic's TrapWire denial

Big news in national detention, targeted killing and spying cases

Indefinite detention, targeted killing and warrantless wiretapping are hot issues in the courts this week. Here's the latest:

Terror Tuesday: Adding many more drones to the volatile mix

How can a tawdry, doltish video posted on YouTube inflame so many people in more than twenty countries?

There’s the match and then there is the fuel.

Al-Qaeda has claimed that the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi was undertaken to avenge the killing-by-drone of Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Libi.

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