Posts Tagged: government surveillance

links for 2008-02-07

FBI wants palm prints, eye scans, tattoo mapping – CNN.com Note this is not for criminals – they want this for EVERYONE. Guess what FBI? Fuck you. (tags: datamining privacy surveillance policestate) Officials plan streetcar comeback Fun. This is interesting (tags: Indianapolis local traffic travel)

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Information Awareness Office (IAO)

Information Awareness Office (IAO): A project of the Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The IAO is responsible for a controversial project at the Pentagon called Total Information Awareness, run by former Reagan aide and convicted criminal John Poindexter. Total Information Awareness is a master database of corporate databases, collecting information on anyone and

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government “Big Brother” database

Great — our government is using the new Homeland Security measures to build a “Big Brother” database to track what you purchase. Geek News: Pentagon confirms development of “Big Brother” test database The Pentagon confirmed the development of a prototype database to track consumer and business transactions under an initiative called the Total Information Awareness

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FBI and customer discount cards

According to Fox News: Store Customer Cards a Source for FBI? So you have a secret craving for Little Debbie peanut butter bars and a penchant for Kendall-Jackson merlot? While that customer loyalty card at the supermarket might perceivably save you a few pennies at the checkout counter, your buying habits could end up in

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Spy on your neighbors for the Federal Government

Okay, check out this unbelieveable shit… you can sign up to spy on your neighbors for the Federal Government. “Operation TIPS will be a national system for reporting suspicious, and potentially terrorist-related activity. The program will involve the millions of American workers who, in the daily course of their work, are in a unique position

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