Editor’s Note: This article by Jose about the blocking of personal bank accounts in Venezuela made me think about how the “Patriot” Act put similar rules in place here in … Read the rest
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Editor’s Note: When I watch the Yellow Vest protests in France, and now in other parts of Europe, I can’t help but wonder if this is where
More than 1,400 Google staff, many journalists, and human rights organizations are calling on Google to halt its controversial project called Dragonfly.
You’re being watched constantly, at least if you have a cell phone with apps on them. A recently published report showed how seemingly innocuous apps were gathering … Read the rest
China is deploying emotional surveillance technology that mines data from the minds of its citizens. Essentially, they’re data mining by reading their brains.
The light-weight sensory helmets … Read the rest
Atlanta airport’s Terminal F has become the “first biometric terminal” in the United States.
And Detroit is next…
As of December 1, Delta Airlines rolled out biometric … Read the rest
China’s social credit system is in full swing and has already blacklisted more than 15 million Chinese residents from travel. Is it coming soon to the U.S.?… Read the rest
Editor’s note: The riots in France have been all over the news and we’ve watched many beautiful, historic places being destroyed. While the whole thing supposedly started in reaction to … Read the rest
In New York (the state, not just the city) there’s a rather Orwellian gun bill on the table that would require would-be firearm purchasers to turn over … Read the rest
A long-held federal hemp ban has finally been lifted in the United States thanks to provisions in the newly reconciled Farm Bill.
In case you haven’t heard, … Read the rest
Over the past few months, there has been a steady uptick in the number of countries dumping significant portions of their dollar holdings. This is causing many … Read the rest