It's not happening--at least not yet. But the prospect of a globe-spanning, 'round-the-clock robo-spy collaboration is very real, and very close.
Articles tagged "surveillance"
At least, the Feds are willing to talk about how they want to spy on Americans.
The Chinese social media app is 300 million strong and growing. It's also really fun. But how safe is your data?
Tuesday was a sad day for America. It was the day a little bit of freedom died.
That thing up there has been trailing you for what feels like the past week. If only there were legal recourse to see the drone buzz off and out of your life for good.
British authorities are struggling with ways to access data from a growing number of sources using a technique called Deep Packet Inspection.
On Wednesday, the government announced that Barrett Brown, a man who became a very public talking head for Anonymous, is facing up to 100 years in jail.
Are you wearing your tin foil hat yet?
Twitter just released its second ever transparency report, and guess what? It's insanely transparent.
No matter how many fantastical blog posts he has to write, John McAfee will win your attention.
Team BlackSheep trolls the French police with a quadcopter.
On Friday, the Senate passed an extension to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Amendments Act of 2008. You know, the one that lets the Feds spy on you without a warrant.
Get out your tinfoil hats, ladies and gentlemen, because those Patriot Act-era measures that let the Feds spy on unknowing citizens were worse tha we thought.
Crime syndicates are in the process of driving rhinos, elephants, and tigers into extinction. Can the latest anti-poacher tech save their hides?
Your kids are watching you.
So a bunch of kids are whining about having to wear radio frequency identification tags at high school. And their parents are all, oh, 'civil liberties are being violated', blah blah blah, 'religious freedoms' something 'Orwellian surveillance'. Thin…
There are a lot of upsides to living in our always on, ever connected world. Watching YouTube videos on your pocket computer. Watching YouTube videos in an airplane that's flying through the air. Heck, even watching YouTube videos while sitting on yo…
Border security will never die. Federal budgets and immigration waves may both be on the wane, but hey, no matter. The U.S-Mexico border-industrial complex continues booming apace, with some even saying there's no end in sight in pushing to build up
The hall monitor model was bound to fail. Think about it. You give a student an orange sashes, a rule book and a badge and expect them to keep the peace. But what about said student's friends? They'll get away with murder with their insider connectio…
Today in the department of bad ideas, we have a pair of San Antonio high schools that's decided to tag its students with RFID chips so that they can track their every move on campus. Starting this fall, the Northside Independent School District will
It's insane enough on its own, but let's move past the fact that the NYPD had a quasi-secret group "tasked with spying on Muslims":http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2012/06/06/n-j-lawsuit-targets-nypds-muslim-surveillance/ -- not just individuals, but