Tag: surveillance

Should We Fear or Embrace Brain Wave Sensing Technology?

Should We Fear or Embrace Brain Wave Sensing Technology?

Video – These videos show two novel products that use brain wave sensing technology, but should we be concerned about mental surveillance?

By October 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Big Brother Is Watching You: Paranoia, Surveillance, and the Drug War

Big Brother Is Watching You: Paranoia, Surveillance, and the Drug War

Brian Macaulay, The Fix Waking Times Police have new tech to help them predict and enforce the law better than ever—but that also means enforcing the racial bias of drug arrests faster than ever, too. “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you,” wrote Joseph Heller in 1961’s Catch-22. At the time, this comic statement […]

By August 28, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
5 Big Brother Technologies for Tracking and Surveilling Children

5 Big Brother Technologies for Tracking and Surveilling Children

Terence Newton, Staff Writer Waking Times Without much of a mentionable public debate about the implementation of police state surveillance and tracking technologies in our society, we are quickly moving into an era where personal liberty and privacy do not exist. For those of us who grew up without being monitored and tracked everywhere we […]

By August 13, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
How Your Local Library Can Help You Resist the Surveillance State

How Your Local Library Can Help You Resist the Surveillance State

Melissa Morrone, Waging Nonviolence Waking Times A woman was trying to apply for a job at a major retailer. She had to fill out an online form that prompted her to create a username and password, and then enter personal information down to the last four digits of her Social Security number.“How do you know […]

Spying, Prying & Lying: The Rise of Global Digital Surveillance

Spying, Prying & Lying: The Rise of Global Digital Surveillance

Patrick Henningsen, New Dawn Waking Times “Books have been written about [US] President Eisenhower’s famous farewell warning in 1961 about the ‘military-industrial complex,’ and what he described as its ‘unwarranted influence.’ But an even greater leviathan today, one that the public knows little about, is the ‘intelligence-industrial complex.’” – Michael Hirsh, National Journal1 In our interconnected […]

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

Bruce E. Levine, AlterNet Waking Times Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination. Young Americans—even more so than older Americans—appear to have acquiesced to the idea that the […]

On the Outskirts of Crypto City — The Architecture of Surveillance

On the Outskirts of Crypto City — The Architecture of Surveillance

Ingrid Burrington, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times In a small park next to the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Md., signs explain rules about photographs one can take — and illustrate the kind of photo one isn’t allowed to take. (WNV/Ingrid Burrington)Mass surveillance has an image problem. The visual references commonly used to portray […]

By January 9, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
How Can Your Phone Be Tracked?

How Can Your Phone Be Tracked?

Aaron Jackson, Guest Waking Times Most of us are aware that our phones contain a GPS (Global Positioning System) chips, but how much can they really track our phones? The NSA assembled a team called Geolocation Cell or Geo Cell, with analysts and technicians from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with the intent of tracking people geographically in real […]

By October 9, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Mind Control and the New World Order

Mind Control and the New World Order

Len Kasten, New Dawn Waking Times On 28 November 1953, at 2 am, a man crashed through a closed window and fell to his death from the 10th floor of the Statler Hotel in New York City. He was identified as Frank Olson, a bacteriologist with the US Army Research Center at Fort Detrick, Maryland. […]

By September 24, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
“Sharing” and the Surveillance Society

“Sharing” and the Surveillance Society

Barbara Alice Mann, Reality Sandwich Waking Times Anyone who ever had The Scarlet Letter inflicted on her in high school is well aware of the lynchpin of Puritan violence: the omnipresent eye, watching, watching, watching to censor all inner thoughts, vague transgressions, or other fleeting expressions, even before they formulate consciously. The worst part of being Hester […]

How Can You Resist the Age of Drones?

How Can You Resist the Age of Drones?

Ken Butigan, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times On Monday President Obama nominated his counterterrorism chief, John O. Brennan, to head the Central Intelligence Agency. Though some civil liberties groups and other critics have raised questions about Brennan’s involvement in the CIA’s practice of torture during the Bush administration, relatively less has been said about his […]

By January 11, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
How to Evade Government Surveillance and Stay Anonymous Online

How to Evade Government Surveillance and Stay Anonymous Online

Chris Dougherty, Contributing Writer Waking Times Why stay anonymous online? In today’s society there are people and automated devices that are recording your deepest, most private thoughts and activities. Each day we voluntarily divulge the most intimate details of our lives through social networking accounts, email, banking apps, online games and more. In addition, governments and corporations can censor and block our […]

By January 4, 2013 41 Comments Read More →
Is Privacy History? Top 5 Ways You Are Being Digitally Monitored and Catalogued Daily

Is Privacy History? Top 5 Ways You Are Being Digitally Monitored and Catalogued Daily

Waking Times What if somebody told you that you were being monitored inside and outside your home 24 hours a day? Would you believe them? Most people wouldn’t. However reality is often scarier than fiction. Chances are if you’re reading this, you likely live in a nation that utilizes the following tracking methodologies that have […]

By December 11, 2012 31 Comments Read More →
Spirit Tap – How the Manipulators Steal Your Fight

Spirit Tap – How the Manipulators Steal Your Fight

Zen Gardner Ever wonder about all these rousing freedom fighting movies and “outnumbered little guy gets back” scenarios? Don’t they seem counter-productive to the cause of the contained control world we’re being shoe-horned into by the hour? In a world of manipulation and social engineering, why would so many heavily promoted dramas regarding rebellion against […]

By December 1, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Biometric Surveillance Meets Nanotechnology

Biometric Surveillance Meets Nanotechnology

Anne Gordon, RN Waking Times Are we living in the last days of being wild and ‘natural’ humans?  We take for granted that our thoughts are private, owned by us, and always will be. The other day, I took some photos of wild geese in Canada, but when I blew up the photos, I was […]

By November 3, 2012 8 Comments Read More →