Ben Makuch

State of Surveillance

Barrett Brown Went to Prison Again for Talking to Me

The Anonymous journalist was arrested for speaking with Motherboard and spent three days in prison before being released Monday afternoon.
Ben Makuch
5.1.17
russia

Vladimir Putin Wants an Arctic Air Army for 2015

Vladimir Putin’s new years resolution is a new Russian war machine for the Arctic.
Ben Makuch
1.1.15
DIY

The DIY Cannons Used by Syrian Rebels Are Getting Sophisticated

They're not exploding turkey deep fryers anymore.
Ben Makuch
12.18.14
Canada

The Canadian Government Cares About Climate Change, Sort Of

At least when it comes to the energy industry.
Ben Makuch
12.18.14
Canada

The Canadian Business of War: CANSEC

You looking for a new F-35? Smart rifle to geo target the enemy? CANSEC has you covered.
Ben Makuch
12.16.14
hackers

The Steel Rooms Helping Cops Fight Cyber Crime

Storing seized cell phones is a lot harder than you think.
Ben Makuch
12.12.14
ISIS

American CENTCOM Is Targeting ISIS "Electronic Warfare" Garrisons

Whether it's trying to stop Terrorist Twitter or hackers is unclear.
Ben Makuch
12.10.14
war

Watch ISIS Surveillance Drones Film the Battlefields of Aleppo

Just another piece of war tech the insurgents are wielding.
Ben Makuch
12.9.14
Canada

Canada Wants 'Submarine Escape Training' For Its Shitty Subs

It's supposed to be reassuring to Canadian sailors serving on rusting, crashing subs.
Ben Makuch
12.4.14
Canada

A Canadian Apology For the New @Canada Twitter Account

One Canadian is #sorrysorry about it.
Ben Makuch
11.26.14
videos

This Is What American Airstrikes on ISIS Look Like

US CENTCOM just posted five new bombing videos in one go.
Ben Makuch
11.22.14
Canada

The Canadian Army Will Train To Kill In An Environmentally Friendly Gun Range

The new “green” range makes unloading a clip onto a target environmentally kosher.
Ben Makuch
11.20.14
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