Samsung New “SmartTV” collects users’ speech as part of its voice command interface, may pass it on to third parties, even if it’s “personal” or “sensitive.” Policy informs users the company will “collect, use, share, and store information” gathered by the device, Samsung warns customers to watch what they say around the TV. “Please be aware if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among data captured and transmitted to a third party through Voice Recognition.
themselves to expired foodstuffs discarded by a supermarket guilty of theft. The convicts claim to be 'freegans' trying to live outside of a consumerist society.
Brandon Duncan, who raps as Tiny Doo, spent eight months in jail on "gang conspiracy" charges from several shootings in San Diego . Prosecutors admit he wasn't at the scene of the crimes,they have no evidence linking him to the shootings , has no criminal record, says he had no knowledge of the crimes. But the district attorney charged him because he raps about shootings.
Norwegian lawmakers are working on a bill to introduce a national ban on begging in the streets and even want to extend it by proposing jail for helping the homeless with money, food or shelter.
Jonathan Hardin, 31, Louisville police officer, suspended without pay following his arrest on charges of first- and fourth-degree assault, official misconduct, wanton endangerment and false swearing, accused of pushing and striking a boy across the fac at middle school cafeteria "without justification," The officer charged the juvenile with menacing and resisting arrest, despite having no probable cause, believed the child to have cut the lunch line.
Killed By Police has logged at least 91 people killed by police in the month of January alone. At least 1,106 killed in 2014. FBI collects their statistics only from reports voluntarily given to them by law enforcement agencies. 750 agencies, or 4 percent, out of 17,000 law enforcement entities across the United States offered this data to the FBI.
Commissioner Bill Bratton: The SRG (Strategic Response Group) will be tasked with handling certain situations, designed for dealing with events like protests, or incidents like Mumbai or Paris,” responding to protests and terrorist attacks require "overlapping skills." “They’ll be equipped with all the extra heavy protective gear, long rifles and machine guns.
Police in Groveland, Florida responding to a burglary alarm that was accidentally tripped upon Jean Guirand’s return home with his family, entered the house without announcing themselves, and upon seeing the 11-year-old held her down at gun point, pressed their knees down onto her back and yelled at her threateningly, as though she could somehow be a burglar.
Teachers once graded students [only] on traditional math or English skills, they now judge attributes such as grit, gratitude or being sensitive to others. Districts are changing their report cards to reflect the new Common Core State Standards.”
San Francisco deputy public defender Jami Tillotson was arrested on Tuesday outside a courtroom in the city’s Hall of Justice after officers say she resisted arrest and interfered with a police investigation. Tillotson says she was just doing her job and advising her client of his right not to be questioned without an attorney present.
A New York cop was caught on camera drawing his gun at a group of teenagers playing in the snow and holding them on their knees, after responding to calls of disturbance. Police deny that the officer acted inappropriately. While admitting that "the video looks terrible," New Rochelle Police Department claims it's taken "out of context."
Law is a weapon in the hands of the government for use against the American people. The Barrett Brown case proves that despite all facts, the government can convict whomever it wants of whatever it wants. This power is now being used to shut down independent journalism. Those who “have nothing to hide” have much to fear.
Towels, robes, and bed sheets, are now being tracked by a number of hotels with a small embeddable R.F.I.D. microchip thereby identifying when any inventory ends up missing.
Surveillance footage from Vanguard Middle School in Baltimore shows a school police officer beating a 13-year-old girl with a baton during a scuffle involving two other students in October. All three girls were hospitalized with injuries they sustained from the officer,
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw Palm Beach County: If you see protesters, and you can’t back up, stopping will make you an easy target for violence. If you are driving it is up to them to move, so sit as low as possible in your car and accelerate forward. If you run over protesters, your safety comes first, they shouldn’t have been there in the first place, important not to stop. If they are injured, they brought it on themselves.”
Beginning in 2016, passengers attempting to pass through a federal TSA checkpoint will be subject to requirements of the REAL ID Act. TSA will put higher scrutiny on travelers’ identities, and will only accept a federal passport or a “REAL-ID” card, which is issued by the states to meet federal requirements. Passengers will not be allowed to fly through an American airport without submitting to the advanced federal specifications.
French government producing a poster that is supposed to help identify potential jihadists , one suggestion that giving up baguettes is a telltale sign, claim that someone is being radicalised by Islamist fanatics include alarm bells such as losing interest in sports, rejecting members of their family and changing eating habits.
Provisions of the legislation would expand Canadian Security Intelligence Servicepowers to "disrupt terrorism offenses and terrorist activity;" make it easier for law enforcement agencies to carry out preventive detentions, allow them for longer time, make it easier to federal agencies to share information, give law enforcement agencies power "to disrupt terrorism offenses and terrorist activity.
Spain's Council of Ministers has developed a new strategic plan to combat radicalization, extremism and the spread of jihadism, a statement from the country's Internal Ministry said Friday. will target three areas Spain, outside of Spain, as well as internet. The plan would have three points of action before, during and after the process of radicalization,
Police Commissioner Bratton: new 350 cop unit, Strategic Response Group, dedicated to "disorder control and counterterrorism protection capabilities" against attacks like hostage situation in Sydney, NYPD's Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence John Miller said was an inevitability in NYC. dealing with events like recent protests, equipped with extra heavy protective gear, long rifles and machine guns, sometimes necessary in these instances."
Federal, state and local governments can take your belongings, whether or not you have done anything wrong. Attorney General Eric Holder announced earlier this month that he was “suspending” federal government participation in certain forms of asset forfeiture, did nothing to address state forfeiture laws, which account for greatest amount of forfeiture activity.
Dr. Udo Ulfkotte, editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, one of Germany’s largest newspapers: he accepted news stories written and given to him by the CIA and published them under his own name. Much the deception was to drive nations toward war. Corruption of journalists and major news outlets by the CIA is routine, accepted, widespread in media, journalists who do not comply cannot get jobs at any news organization, their careers cut short.
The Drug Enforcement Administration abandoned an internal proposal to use surveillance cameras for photographing vehicle license plates near gun shows in the United States to investigate gun-trafficking, the agency's chief said Wednesday.
Billionaire Bill Gates called for “a kind of global government” this week, arguing that the creation of such a system “badly needed” in order to combat an array of issues ailing the planet major issues such as “climate change.”
Mississippi the poorest state in the union. Over 24% of its population lives in poverty. The state refused to accept free federal money that would expand its Medicaid program under Obamacare. Mississippi now wants to prevent a doctor from offering his services to the poor, free of charge, take his license away.
State and local law enforcement officialsencouraged to submit face prints, fingerprints, retina scans, photos of tattoos and scars, and DNA collected from people arrested nationwide to FBI’s central database. Those state and local officials can also search against the FBI’s biometrics store, if they want to identify someone.
proposal by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to include screening of passengers' social media accounts in security control procedures at airports will severely infringe freedom of speech; Joe McNamee, Executive Director of European Digital Rights.
Representative Mike Honda (D-CA) has introduced a bill for consideration of the new Congress which would prohibit the ownership of certain types of body armor for civilians. H.R. 378 would make it a crime to own Type III body armor which would be punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
The Drug Enforcement Administration has been collecting information about millions of people in the US with a semi-secret networks of automated license plate-readers. Its main purpose is for enabling law enforcement to take people's money without charging them of any crime.
Internal Revenue Service is considered to be a Bureau of the Department of the Treasury; like the Federal Reserve, it is not part of the Federal Government (Diversified Metal Products v. IRS l. CV-93-405E-EJE U.S.D.C.D.I.; Public Law 94-564; Senate Report 94-1148, pg. 5967; Reorganization Plan No. 26; Public Law 102-391), was incorporated in Delaware in 1933, are in fact a collection agency for the Federal Reserve, because they do not collect any taxes for the U.S. Treasury. All funds collected are turned over to the Federal Reserve. IRS, the Fed, the IMF, the UN are criminal private corporations that are responsible for destroying economy of USA and many other countries.
US military looks to enable drones to hunt in ‘coordinated packs’ with minimal human supervision. The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) will host a number of meetings in March to discuss how aircraft could work together to find, identify and engage targets with fewer humans controlling them.
San Francisco police say they are now investigating a cell phone video that has surfaced, showing a SF Police officer shoving a paralyzed man and attempting to tip him out of his wheelchair. Fortunately, the man seen in the wheelchair, Bo Frierson was wearing his seatbelt or he would have been thrown to the concrete without the ability to brace for the fall. -
The legislation covers offences such as demonstrating outside parliament buildings or strategic installations after parliament approved Public Security Law last month. The bill is heavily criticised by opposition parties and human rights groups as an attempt by the government to muzzle protests over its handling of Spain’s financial crisis.
America is now a closed-mind country. Minds are closed by ideological agendas, by narrow private interests, and by the view that only conspiracy kooks dissent from official explanations. Dissent and protest are gradually being criminalized. The government does not succeed all at once, but gradually step by step. Before too long we will have to believe the most fantastic stories or be arrested. That is the path that government and ideologues have us on.
Edward Snowden, former contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked thousands of pages of previously classified NSA intelligence documents: Apple's iPhone has "special software" that authorities can activate remotely to be able to gather information about the user. Apple said the company has never been involved with the NSA in the creation of backdoor software for any of the company's products.
A TSA agent convicted of stealing more than $800,000 worth of goods from travelers said this type of theft is “commonplace” among airport security. Almost 400 TSA officers have been fired for stealing from passengers since 2003, used X-ray scanners to locate the most valuable items to snatch. “I could tell whether it was cameras or laptops or portable cameras or whatever kind of electronic was in the bag.”
Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy. San Diego-based rapper Tiny Doo has already spent eight months in prison, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted under a little-known California statute that makes it illegal to benefit from gang activities.
United States intelligence community funded, nurtured and incubated Google as part of a drive to dominate the world through control of information. Seed-funded by the NSA and CIA, Google was merely the first.
The United States has admitted that an Australian man detained in Guantanamo for "material support for terrorism" is innocent; Reuters.
4 Chengguan, the most hated police-inspectors in China, beaten to death by angry people in Wenzhou City, after they killed a man with a hammer trying to take pictures of their violence towards a woman, a street vendor.
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