Privacy Archive

NSA Uses Fake Facebook To Spread Malware

As our privacy continues to be invaded by the out-of-control NSA, more details continue to surface about their questionable actions. Released by Edward Snowden, a new report reveals that the agency has repeatedly posed as Facebook in order to install malware capable of spying on

Government Corruption: The Habit Of Denying And Covering Up

The United States government has had its fair share of bad press over the years, they aren’t new to being accused of corruption, having committed outrageously unjust acts against innocent and most often peaceful individuals, take Waco, Ruby Ridge, Philadelphia, Kent State, and the

Filming Police Is (Your) Right

Are you allowed to film the police? Well, many federal courts have upheld the right of citizens to record their interactions with police officers from your phone or camera. Also, police officers have no reason to expect any level of privacy when they are

Killer drone flight: Video of UK’s autonomous drone released

The UK’s BAE Systems have unveiled footage of the unmanned combat drone, Taranis, on its maiden flight. While it hails the drone – capable of self-selecting targets – as “inspiration for nation,” activists are urging to ban the use of its auto-kill mode. Defense

Farmer Sentenced to 3 yrs in Prison Thanks to Help from Predator Drone

Rodney Brossart, a farmer from North Dakota, is the first American citizen to be sentenced to prison with the assistance of a predator drone. Brossart was sentenced to three years in prison, of which all but six months was suspended, for a June 2011

U.S. Security Officials Insist Snowden Is Russian Spy

A U.S. Congressmen revealed on NBC Sunday that an investigation is underway to determine whether Edward Snowden was aided by Russia in the theft of top-secret U.S. National Security Agency files. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, publicly stated that

Google Buying Up Robotics Companies

Google is looking to incorporate militarized robotic technology into their boundless web of internet surveillance (purportedly depersonalized and only used for market research, although they have given personal information to the government before). Although these companies have done extensive work for the military, the

Hooked On Spying: More Damning NSA Revelations

It seems that government officials can’t begin to justify one public relations disaster before falling head first into the next one. In the latest batch of damning revelations from the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) spy program, PRISM,  it certainly seems as though things

NDAA Passed While Media Preoccupied With Robertson Controversy

Many people have been in a frenzy over the controversy of a certain popular reality show, but while this was going on, last Thursday, the US Senate passed the NDAA, National Defense Authorization Act.  The vote passed 84-15, with all of the nay votes

Hacked Webcams, And The “Rise of Cyber-Terrorism”

Some of us have been covering up our webcams, and other computer and laptop cameras for ages, fueled by the paranoid thought of being watched by an unknown party. Some individuals however have no worries or suspicions, and see no need to cover up