A Mississippi county has illegally held inmates in jail for as long as a year without appointing counsel or presenting cases to a grand jury, the American Civil Liberties Union argues in a lawsuit. “The county must set reasonable limits on the amount of time someone can remain in jail without a lawyer and without charges,” Brandon Buskey, staff attorney at the ACLU.’
Australia’s senate endorsed new anti-terror laws; grant its intelligence agency right to spy on citizens with a warrant, journalists and whistleblowers “recklessly” exposing special ops face 10 years in jail. Person may never know which investigation he allegedly obstructed, put on trial for because it is a secret.
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order. U.S. officials are in talks with the two companies.
Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy announced official civilian slavery, via press release, headlined “The Government has extended the list of community service under martial law,”defines the term “labor service” to mean that the people [will be] involved without mandatory consent, subject to enforcement operations.
David Cameron told the U.N. that "non-violent extremism" is just as dangerous as terrorism must be eradicated using all means at the government's disposal. He references 9/11 and 7/7 Truthers as examples of the type of extremism that must be dealt in a similar fashion to ISIS.
Jordanian scientist created automated lip-reading system that can decipher speech with average success rate of 76 per cent, with advances in computer vision, pattern recognition, and signal processing, suggest computers will be able to read lips accurately enough to raise questions about privacy and security.
Buenos Aires tax agency used drones to identify 200 mansions, 100 swimming pools not declared by their owners. The unmanned aircraft flew over exclusive neighborhood near Buenos Aires, took images of luxury houses on lots registered as empty. Owners of the properties told to pay hefty fines on tax evasion.
Barack Obama was elected President of the United States on the strength of one fact. As a US Senator in Illinois, he voted against George W. Bush’s war against Iraq. Had Obama not done that, he would never have attracted the attention necessary to become a serious candidate for the presidency.
The Canadian government warns its citizens not to carry cash to the USA .Over $2.5 billion has been confiscated from Canadians traveling to the USA, funding the police who grab it.
surging internet-based alternative media has arisen to challenge the elite’s narratives. neoconservatives, panicked by alternative media’s success, have evidently a coordinated propaganda campaign,t rying to persuade the publicalternative media is not just foreign, but tied to “enemy” countries as Russia and Iran.
U.S. Secret Service is considering implementing pedestrian checkpoints and bag searches on sidewalks of the district outside the White House.These warrantless “screenings” could take place several blocks away from the White House grounds, law enforcement officials told the New York Times.
Sweeping new anti-terror laws to be introduced to Parliament on Wednesday will give ASIO the power to kill suspects in extreme circumstances, such as self-defence or to protect the lives of others. Preachers who incite “hate speech” can be jailed for up to five years.
Washington, DC is littered with surveillance devices designed to trick surrounding mobile phones into logging onto signal-lifting networks, thereby allowing for tracking or call-monitoring purposes.
Google announced on Thursday that its next-generation installment of Android – the world’s most popular mobile operating system, with roughly 1 billion users – will encrypt all user data on smartphones, preventing law enforcement from accessing personal data.
“Google makes 80 percent of its money collecting information about people, storing it, indexing it, building profiles of people to predict their interests and behavior, selling those profiles to advertisers, and others,”is almost identical to the National Security Agency or GCHQ,”Assange told BBC.
Australian police carried out largest “counter-terrorism” operation in country’s history based on vague allegations “random acts” of violence planned. 500 state police, Australian Secret Intelligence agents raided 15 homes. News outlets forewarned so they could have journalists and camera crews on the scene.
Dutch Organization for Applied Scientific Research, developed smart cameras for use at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. These cameras designed to recognize “suspicious behavior,” such as running, waving your arms, or sweating, things commonly found in the stressful environment of an international airport.
Michigan mother says that she is devastated because Kalamazoo County is foreclosing on her home after brain bruises from a car accident caused her to miss a single tax payment two years ago. Deborah Calley paid cash for her home in 2010. offered to pay her back taxes, county has said that it is now too late.
Snowden “I routinely came across the communications off New Zealanders. NSA plugged into undersea Southern Cross cable, which “carries majority of Internet traffic between New Zealand and rest of the world.” allow access to data from Australia, and via Australia to large parts of Asia.
The Center for Disease control is a rogue institution engaged in the destruction of the health of the American population . . .
Russell Pearce, the first vice-chair of the state’s Republican Party resigned from his statewide position after calling for the forced sterilization of women on welfare. “You put me in charge of Medicaid,first thing I’d do is get birth-control implants, or tubal ligations,” test recipients for drugs and alcohol.
Upland resident Fernand Bogman: "It's hard for me to pour bucketss of water to keep grass, green,"the city, disagrees, charged Bogman $1,238 in fines also faces a misdemeanor for failing to follow city code. Code enforcement cited Bogman for failing to maintain his lawn ordered him to take action.
Marijuana has become pretty normal in America. people still getting dragged off to jail for possession. According to FBI estimates, about 750,000 people were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in 2012. The vast majority of them were for simple possession.
Current U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in reference to spying and drones: We are in that brave new world, and we are capable of being in that Orwellian world, too. Two former Supreme Court Justices – Souter and O’Connor also warned of dictatorship.
Dressed in full combat camouflage fatigues, masked men, speculated to be working for Lear Asset Management, spotted repelling out of an unmarked black helicopter destroying medical marijuana crops on a legal farm. Local law enforcement is remaining pretty quiet about the raids .
The US government allegedly threatened Yahoo with daily fines of $250,000 if the company failed to hand out user information under NSA's PRISM surveillance program, Yahoo informed on its blog
Public e prepared to trade civil liberties for security because they have accepted the myth trading civil liberties they will be safer. We are less free. Every liberty guaranteed in the Bill of Rights violated by the Bush, Obama administration. Have come to the point to expect the government to spy on us.
Los Angeles, California police officers shot unarmed 24-year-old Ezell Ford six times in the back August 11, less than two weeks after August 2 killing of Omar Abrego. The autopsies of both Ford and Abrego have been placed on a “security hold” by the Los Angeles Police Department.
A company that makes tactical equipment for police to use in riots is manufacturing a new ‘non-lethal’ weapon designed to temporarily blind targets. The Z-RO non-lethal compliance weapon system will obstruct a person’s vision for 10 to 15 minutes.
Imagine an ID card that remembers all of your personal records. This one card serves as your driver’s license and a catch-all that includes information about your health insurance, tax payments, and bank accounts.it’s a MasterCard.
Swiss media reports indicate Switzerland would grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden if he agrees to testify about foreign espionage activities within Switzerland.
Spanish government spending nearly €1bn on riot gear for police units as protest groups prepare a string of demonstrations. Riot equipment ranging from shields to stab vests.truck-mounted water cannon, groups across Spain are predicting a season of protests.
Official statements from the Russian government indicate that the president and foreign minister continue to rely on the good will of “our Western partners” to work out a reasonable diplomatic solution to the trouble in Ukraine caused by Washington. Not only is there no evidence of this good will in Western capitals, the hostile measures against Russia are increasing. Moreover, hostile measures are on the rise even though their main effect is to disadvantage Europe.
Hitachi to produce a biometric banking authentication device which scans the vein patterns in customers' finger tips - the VeinID. infra-red lights scans the user's fingers and will allow to access online accounts and make payments without need for a PIN or password. Said more secure.
Some companies giving their employees free meals. IRS is questioning whether they should be taxed for the perk. has added company-provided meals to its list of top tax priorities for next year. If the meals are ruled taxable, the cost of the food would be considered income to the employee. Employers would owe payroll tax and the employee would have to pay up as well. IRS had no comment.
Television is a weapon of mass deception, social and cultural distortion, and mass mind control."Control the manner in which a man interprets his world," "and you have gone a long way toward controlling his behavior." That's exactly what television does. It controls and shapes our perception of the world.
I had just finished a conversation with a local reporter comparing the events in Ferguson, Missouri with the disproportionate arrests of black people in Shreveport, Louisiana, for nonviolent offenses, when I noticed the driver had taken an interest in my phone call.
According to the lawsuit, police approached Chaumtol Huq outside of Ruby Tuesday’s and instructed her to “move along.” She explained to the officers that her husband was escorting their children to the bathroom inside, and she was waiting for them to return. At that point, “without any legal basis, [one officer] grabbed Ms. Huq, turned her and pushed her against the wall and placed her under arrest.”
A “cell site simulator” also known as a Stingray is a mobile device that fits inside a car and tricks phones into connecting with it. It can scoop up records of every cellphone call, text message and data transfer within a half-mile radius. Peoples records scooped up don’t know it. Police Department says it doesn’t store data about innocent people, won’t explain technology that sorts through data.
A federal judge is mulling whether to hold Microsoft in contempt of court for defying orders to give US government e-mails stored on an overseas server. The case is the nation's first testing Obama's position that any company with operations in the US must comply with warrants for data, even if the content is stored overseas. US believes e-mail on a Microsoft server in Dublin, Ireland is associated with narcotics trafficking.
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