Shawn Musgrave

Donald Trump

Twitter Election Bots Hide Tons of Reply Spam Behind Boring Themed Accounts

From food to zombies, boring accounts are being used to blow up the mentions of Twitter influencers.
Shawn Musgrave
11.4.16
politics

Drone Company Misled Military into Buying UAVs that Were Basically Toys: Lawsuit

A drone retailer claims that Prioria Robotics bilked the Army by selling a substandard drone that could be outflown by many hobby drones, which are far cheaper.
Shawn Musgrave
11.3.15
politics

Los Angeles Police Have Spent a Year Figuring Out How to Use Their Drones

The units remain under lock and key awaiting clear policies on how they’ll be used in operations.
Shawn Musgrave
10.1.15
Internet

Florida Cops Couldn't 'Survive' Without Hacking Team's Spy Tools

One of the largest sheriff’s departments in the country gushed over Hacking Team, released emails show.
Shawn Musgrave
9.21.15
politics

An Army Contractor Misplaced Four $500K Drones for Eight Months

Oh, and then an audit of an audit found a fourth drone missing.
Shawn Musgrave
8.5.15
police

Hacking Team Gave Spyware Demos to Police Agencies Across the Nation

The interest is notable in a time when law enforcement have expanding surveillance toolkits but unclear oversight requirements for these new technologies.
Shawn Musgrave
7.29.15
News

Hacking Team Had Ties to Local Police Departments Across the US

Cops from Miami to Duluth on Italian firm’s distribution lists, hacked emails show.
Shawn Musgrave
7.24.15
News

Homeland Security Admits $360 Million Drone Program Can't Meet Its Goals

The inspector general hammered Customs and Border Protection on drone program oversight.
Shawn Musgrave
7.15.15
politics

I've Spent 2.5 Years Trying to Get the NYPD to Talk About Its Drone Program

Seven months after I filed a lawsuit against the NYPD, the court at last has recognized that the police have never given solid reasons for keeping drone records from the public.
Shawn Musgrave
6.26.15
News

Inside 'Liberty City,' Homeland Security's Site for Testing Urban Drones

The goal at the drone evaluation site is to impress public safety officials.
Shawn Musgrave
6.19.15
politics

Boston Police Set Up 'Drone Shields' Along the 2015 Marathon Route

Naturally, the plan flirted with net guns.
Shawn Musgrave
4.22.15
politics

What the ATF Could Learn from 'Bob's Burgers' About Drones

Bob’s commitment to getting his money’s worth seems a fitting model for ATF.
Shawn Musgrave
4.1.15
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