TAG: privacy

All the Creepy Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

John W. Whitehead – Today, there’s little room for indiscretions, imperfections, or acts of independence—especially not when the government can listen in on your phone calls, monitor your driving habits, track your movements, scrutinize your purchases and peer through the walls of your home.

Smart Meters: How To Get Them Removed

Catherine J. Frompovich – The most egregious of all problems with ‘smart meters’ is the apparent adverse health effects from the electromagnetic radiation they send into personal homes.

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

Common Core – The Business Side of the New Modern Global Education System

Jamie Lee, Contributor Waking Times Editor’s Note: This is part II of James Lee’s series on the state of modern education. Part I can be found here. “We are not speaking of education in the narrower sense, but of that other education in virtue from youth upwards, which makes a man eagerly pursue the ideal

The NSA Ruse – Imposed Transparency Programming

Zen Gardner, Guest Waking Times If it’s not obvious enough already, the world is being stealthily submersed into a fishbowl mentality. Apparently we are all being watched. Or so they say. Pretty clever meme if you ask me, further imposing an even deeper subconscious relinquishing of privacy and personal freedom. The more they pound on

“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

Internet Freedom – Get Free Access to Anonymous VPNs Via University Project

Torrent Freak Waking Times  As citizens around the world endure Internet censorship of all types, a Japanese university has stepped in to level the playing field. Whether you’re in Iran or China and blocked from YouTube, Twitter or Facebook, or in the UK desperate to get back on The Pirate Bay, KAT or H33T, a

5 Crypto-Currencies You’ve Never Heard Of

J.P. Hicks, Contributing Writer Waking Times Since the theft of depositors in Cyprus, Bitcoin has reached amazing new heights in both popularity and value. Over a $1 billion of Bitcoins are now in circulation. People all over the world are beginning to realize the value of financial anonymity and the utility of using crypto-currencies. Peer-to-peer

Airport Scanners in 2014 – Fear and the End of Privacy

Katherine Carroll, Green Med Info Waking Times Terrorism – or the perceived threat of it – has turned democracies into paranoid armed camps in which the state feels justified in assuming that every citizen is a potential terrorist.” – John Naughton We are the last ones to board the flight to LA. It’s not the

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