Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Whistleblowers discuss dataveillance at the NSA with GBTV

Related: NSA Whistleblower Thomas Drake Prevails Against Charges in Unprecedented Obama Admin Crackdown 3/21/2012

Rival PA lawmakers finding common ground in debate over tracking private information

".. the so-called "REAL ID ban," Senate bill No. 354, which passed by overwhelming majorities in both houses, is one of a number of privacy bills that have come before the Legislature during the 2011-2012 session, creating, at times, odd bipartisan bed-fellowships."

Monday, April 30, 2012

"Big Data, Innovation, Competitive Advantage & Privacy Concerns"

Mike Dean: Voter ID -- what lurks in Minnesota's proposed amendment

U.S. GPO achieves milestone in the production of the e-passports [RFID]

Commentary: The Empire Strikes Back: "Attack of the Drones"

"As with just about every freedom-leeching, technology-driven government policy inflicted on us by Congress and the White House in recent years, from whole-body scanners in airports to RFID chips in our passports and drivers licenses, the mass introduction of drones into domestic airspace has one main goal: to empower the corporate state by controlling the populace and enriching the military industrial complex. In the meantime, all you can do is keep your eyes on the skies. As Singer noted, “There’s no stopping this technology. Anybody who thinks they can put this genie back in the box—that’s silliness.” 
- John Rutherford at The Rutherford Institute