Tag Archives: surveillance

Was East Germany a Template for the NSA’s America?

I have long been a fan of Chris Hedges’ take on current politics.  I have commented elsewhere (http://tinyurl.com/mzw6ofv) on my reservations about government interest in data mining but I was beginning to feel Cassandra of Greek mythology.  Few seemed interested … Continue reading

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The Newbie’s Guide to Staying Under the RADAR of the NSA

Some people are really paranoid about being watched by Big Brother.  There are ways to minimize your susceptibility to being monitored.  But, as in the cartoon “Spy vs Spy,” there are always counter-counter-countermeasures being developed.  Dan Stucky makes some good … Continue reading

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Search (and Seizure): Drones in Your Future

Flying Drone Can Crack Wi-Fi Networks, Snoop On Cell Phones 3 comments, 2 called-out+ Comment now Mike Tassey posing with the Wireless Aerial Surveillance Platform, WASP. How do one ex-Air Force official and one former airplane hobby shop owner, both … Continue reading

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30 Reasons to Surrender

This is a growth industry that must be preserved.  Aside from our balance of payments we are educating tomorrow’s governments on how to maintain a firm hand in maintaining order.   All talk radio shows should be recorded to identify … Continue reading

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Reconciling Location Tracking and Privacy +

If you haven’t read 1984 you should at least read its Wikipedia entry (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteen_Eighty-Four).  Along with data mining there is nothing private anymore.  we are all being monitored of necessity IF we want the convenience of  instant communication.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Eye See You!

I know your thoughts The inexorable migration to monitor and control continues. All the benefits of the computer age must be weighed against the loss of freedom occasioned when one is under constant surveillance. I notice that in this century the … Continue reading

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Warrants? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Warrants!

Our Worst Nightmares About the Government Tracking Us Just Came True It’s okay for the government to plant a GPS tracker on the car parked in your driveway, tracking everywhere you go. It doesn’t violate your rights, at all—according to … Continue reading

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