Bill Gates Backs Plan to Surveil the Entire Planet From Space

EarthNow is a new company looking to provide satellite imagery and live video in virtually real-time. Its unsettling pitch describes a network of satellites that can see any corner of the globe and provide live video with a latency of about a second. And a look at the startup’s top investors gives a lot of … Continue reading Bill Gates Backs Plan to Surveil the Entire Planet From Space

Fitbit Was Recalled Due To Mysterious EMF WiFi Symptoms, Complaints Mounting

  A compelling article links mysterious EMF-related symptoms like rashes, erratic pulse, nausea, pain, headaches and dizziness to Fitbit. . It uses WiFi (radiation) to track people’s every step and movement, how many calories burned, miles walked, and even tells time. This information also beams out to a personal account where the user can log-in and … Continue reading Fitbit Was Recalled Due To Mysterious EMF WiFi Symptoms, Complaints Mounting

Google Employees Are Livid About Company’s ‘Evil’ Military Partnership To Build AI For Drones

There's a motto at Google: "Don't be evil." Today, more than 3,000 Google employees fear their company is on the verge of breaching that code by helping the U.S. military improve its spy drone software. According to The New York Times, some 3,100 Google employees, "including dozens of senior engineers," have signed a letter to company CEO … Continue reading Google Employees Are Livid About Company’s ‘Evil’ Military Partnership To Build AI For Drones

Video reveals how AI will team up with CCTV to predict your every move

Nvidia is striving to create a creepy, all-knowing surveillance system unlike any other.The company's 'Metropolis' intelligent video analytics system combines always-on CCTV with complex machine learning artificial intelligence. The platform can constantly process and contextualise data from a network of over a billion cameras, the company claims. In a new video, Nvidia outlines how its enormous camera … Continue reading Video reveals how AI will team up with CCTV to predict your every move

FBI Director Comey lands in New Zealand for top-secret ‘Five Eyes’ spying conference

FBI Director James Comey arrived in New Zealand on Sunday ahead of a conference, although officials were being cagey about the exact nature of his visit. Comey disembarked from a Gulfstream jet after touching down at the Queenstown Airport. A spokeswoman for New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said New Zealand's government is hosting a conference this … Continue reading FBI Director Comey lands in New Zealand for top-secret ‘Five Eyes’ spying conference

More Dangerous Than The NSA? The Massive Spy Agency You Haven’t Heard Of

If you’re one of the countless Americans who was distraught to learn of the revelations made by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, the mere idea that there might be yet another agency out there - perhaps just as powerful and much more intrusive - should give you goosebumps. Foreign Policy reports that the … Continue reading More Dangerous Than The NSA? The Massive Spy Agency You Haven’t Heard Of

Online Freedom of Speech May Be in Peril: Pew

Negative interactions on the Web -- trolling, cyberbullying, harassment and just plain nastiness -- have become commonplace, and this situation is likely to remain unchanged or worsen over the next decade, suggests a report the Pew Research Center released Wednesday. Pew and Elon University last summer polled more than 1,500 technology experts, academics, and business and … Continue reading Online Freedom of Speech May Be in Peril: Pew

Pentagon’s DARPA Hopes Bitcoin Technology Can Help Protect Nukes

(DARPA) - The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking into engaging blockchain technology used by the cryptocurrency bitcoin for securing nuclear weapons and surveillance satellites.Blockchain tech was originally designed to track and accurately process the transfer of bitcoins, serving as a kind of recorded timeline of the activities of the virtual currency. Timothy Booher, … Continue reading Pentagon’s DARPA Hopes Bitcoin Technology Can Help Protect Nukes

Mass US Surveillance Has People Scared to Express Online Views

A newly published study suggests that many Americans are afraid to express controversial views online due to fears of government surveillance. The study, conducted by Wayne State University’s Elizabeth Stoycheff, found that people who were “primed with information” about government surveillance prior to questioning were much less likely to disclose political views, and were reluctant to … Continue reading Mass US Surveillance Has People Scared to Express Online Views