Facial recognition tech is rocketing ahead of laws that can control it

“Many Americans don’t realize they’re already in a facial recognition database,” Jennifer Lynch, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said Wednesday in a hearing on the technology. Addressing Senator Al Franken and the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, Lynch pointed out that there is a painful disconnect between how little personal […]

NATO-Commissioned Report Says Killing Hackers Is Basically OK

(GIZMODO)   Cyber-warfare is all well and civilized when it’s confined to a tit-for-tat hacking of banks, but it’s got the potential to spiral out of control real fast. To try and prevent that, and save the world from a hacked-WoW-account-induced apocalypse, NATO’s commissioned a set of international laws to try and make cyber-warfare more…civilized. Despite how it […]

Anonymous hackers cripple Aussie government websites

ShareThis Anonymous hackers cripple Aussie government websites –Hackers took 10 sites offline, said more attacks are imminent [<g>] 25 Jul 2012 International hacking group Anonymous took at least 10 Australian government websites offline in a series of escalating attacks over proposed changes to privacy laws. The Australian arm of the group has warned it will […]

1991 Book Predicts School Shootings By Drugged Individuals In Order To Disarm Public

Does this seem familiar? From the pages of Milton William Cooper’s 1991 book Behold A Pale Horse: “The government encouraged the manufacture and importation of firearms for the criminals to use. This is intended to foster a feeling of insecurity, which would lead the American people to voluntarily disarm themselves by passing laws against firearms. […]

Max Keiser on OWS, Financial Repression, Confronting Obama & Copyright Laws

http://piratemyfilm.com http://maxkeiser.com http://wearechange.org Luke Rudkowski interviews Max Keiser at Bryant Park after Max was done taping his TV show, The Keiser Report. http://wearechange.org/donate http://twitter.com/lukewearechange Uploads by wearechange              

Britain planning new Internet snooping laws

ShareThis Britain planning new Internet snooping laws 01 Apr 2012 The British government wants to expand its powers to monitor email exchanges and website visits, The Sunday Times newspaper reported. Internet companies would be instructed to install hardware to allow the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) — Britain’s electronic “listening” agency” — to go through “on […]

Flashback: Germany could stop woman’s unemployment benefits if she refused job at brothel

A 25-year-old waitress who turned down a job providing “sexual services” at a brothel in Berlin faces possible cuts to her unemployment benefit under laws introduced this year. Prostitution was legalised in Germany just over two years ago and brothel owners – who must pay tax and employee health insurance – were granted access to […]

Medical bills can wreck credit, even when paid off

Mike and Laura Park thought their credit record was spotless. The Texas couple wanted to take advantage of low interest rates, so they put their house on the market and talked to a lender about a mortgage on a bigger home in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs. Their credit report contained a shocker: A $200 medical […]

Obama Re-Election Credited With Burst of Gun Sales

From NBCDFW.com Gun sales are booming across Texas, and some buyers say their growing belief that President Barack Obama’s re-election is inevitable is fueling their race to bear more arms. So brisk have sales been that the rush has created a nationwide shortage of firearms and ammunition, the Star-Telegram reports. Fort Worth gun shop owner […]

Muslim women must remove face veils as their signatures are witnessed under new Aussie laws

Muslim women in Australia’s most populous state will have to remove veils to have their signatures officially witnessed under the latest laws giving New South Wales officials authority to look under religious face coverings. New South Wales state Attorney General Greg Smith said in a statement on Monday that beginning April 30, officials such as […]