Facebook Stores Facial Recognition Data For Every User – How To Opt Out Now
The days when you could be “anonymous” on the Internet are long gone. Social media networks like Facebook are a lot of fun, but you should expect to have absolutely zero privacy while using them.
Privacy Groups Applaud Senator Rockefeller’s “Do Not Track” Bill
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) has introduced a new “Do Not Track” bill to Congress that aims to hold companies accountable for collecting information on consumers after they’ve expressed a desire to opt out.
As The Sun Awakens, NASA Keeps A Wary Eye On Space Weather
Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that’s new to human history.
Congress Wants to Crack Down On Anonymous Prepaid Cellphones
A new law would require ID at the time of purchase of prepaid cell phones to allow law enforcement to track their users
Intelligence Agencies Warn Terrorists May Use Explosive Breast Implants
British intelligence service MI5 has discovered that Al Qaeda female suicide bombers are getting explosive charges inside their breasts
Lawmakers Push Forward On National ID Card
Lawmakers are proposing a high-tech biometric national identification card that would be required for all employees in the United States.
RU Police Declare War on BitTorrent Sites, Operators, and Users
Head of Moscow’s Police Economic Crime Dept proposed that file-sharers should be treated in the same way as criminal counterfeiters
Scientists Find New Way To Generate Electricity
Coated carbon nanotubes could replace combustion engines and turbines
How Your Twitter Account Could Land You in Jail
On the afternoon of September 24, 2009, Pennsylvania State Troopers, their guns drawn, broke down the door of room 238 of the CareFree Inn on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. The crime? Tweeting with a deadly weapon.
Schools Use Webcams To Spy On Students At Home
A suburban Philadelphia school district used the webcams in school-issued laptops to spy on students at home
Internet Censorship Protest Shuts Down Australian Gov Website
Hackers protesting government censorship of the Internet have shut down several Australian government websites in a demonstration.