Reading Time: < 1 minute You know you give up privacy on Facebook. But what about when you go to the doctor, make a phone call, open a bank account or shop for groceries? Felicia King tells WhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schechtman why everything short of using cash and an old passport for ID could be leaving yourself open to having your privacy invaded.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The FBI will be developing software to enable its agents to collect fingerprints and pictures of anyone they encounter. This personal material could then be compared to the Bureau’s massive biometrics database. What could possibly go wrong with this?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Is there anything you can still do on your computer without Facebook or Google or the NSA looking over your shoulder?
Reading Time: 6 minutes In his essay in this new collection, a law professor warns about the creep of the security state, from catching criminals to trying to anticipate who might commit a crime.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A federal judge ruled Monday that the government’s bulk collection of phone data probably violates the Constitution. His 68-page ruling has withering words about the NSA, calling the data collection “Orwellian.” You can read his full ruling here.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Just for fun…..
Reading Time: 2 minutes Who says nobody listens to you?
Reading Time: 8 minutes If, as his supporters contend, Obama is a good, caring man whose instincts are right, why has he not taken any of these modest steps to rein in surveillance excesses? A checklist of options.
Reading Time: 5 minutes When a country is truly run by a handful, how can they ever let up on surveillance? They can’t, and won’t. But we can make them do it. However, not if we wait for instructions from the establishment.
Reading Time: < 1 minute RT Television interviews WhoWhatWhy editor-in-chief about breaking news on NSA internet surveillance.