A Muslim Marine’s Trauma: I Was Set Up, Arrested and Acquitted
While stationed at Quantico, I was arrested for a crime for which I was later acquitted. But the scars of that ordeal stayed with me for years after.
Big Tech Companies Meeting With U.S. Officials on 2020 Election Security
Security teams from Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft met with members of the F.B.I., Department of Homeland Security and others on Wednesday.
The Comey Circus Rolls On
The true moment of reckoning is always just around the corner.
Justice Dept. Is Said to Open Criminal Inquiry Into Its Own Russia Investigation
The move is likely to open the attorney general to accusations that he is trying to deliver a political victory for President Trump.
How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age
After two officers came to a Pacific Northwest community, longtime residents began to disappear — a testament to the agency’s quiet embrace of big data.
‘I Am Always Asked if I Am Afraid’: Activist Lawyer Takes On Putin’s Russia
Amid attacks on her husband and herself, Lyubov Sobol has become the face of a revived Russian protest movement.
Jacob Wohl Is Charged With a Felony in California
Mr. Wohl, 21, a conservative operative who has promoted politically motivated conspiracy theories, was charged with selling an unregistered security.
Judge Rules Terrorism Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights
A ruling on Wednesday called into question the constitutionality of a major tool the F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security use for screening potential terrorism suspects.
https://vimeo.com/329806075!.?.!In all facets of life, personal information is accumulated and also evaluated by companies that create different outcomes– security is not just excellent or poor, helpful or damaging, but it is never ever neutral. These three brief movies were developed to raise awareness regarding exactly how huge organizations use information as well as how these practices impact life chances and also choices. We require to think about these ramifications, and critically take a look at the reasoning as well as techniques within huge information systems that underpin, make it possible for, as well as speed up monitoring. These 3 brief movies guessing monitoring futures as well as the effects of linked as well as deeply embedded surveillant systems on our daily lives were produced as component of a global multiphase job on Big Data Surveillance, by the Surveillance Studies Centre. Planned as public education tools to trigger conversation and extend understandings of monitoring, trust fund, and also privacy in the digital age, each film focuses on a different element of huge information surveillance and the tensions that show up when the human is translated by the machine. Each movie elevates problems in our understandings of count on and also surveilled relationships: Blaxites, highlights issues that emerge when different information systems are attached. A Model Employee analyzes information ownership and the demand to make a system’s
depend on. Frames reveals the troubles in relying on sensor data and facial recognition to
interpret human behaviour. See the other 2 movies below: https://www.sscqueens.org/projects/screening-surveillance Blaxites is a film that adheres to the tale of a girl whose celebratory social media sites message impacts her accessibility to essential medicine. Her efforts to circumvent the system leads
to even extra alarming repercussions.
City Defends Surveillance of Protesters
Lawyers for New York City defend new antiterror surveillance policy that allows police to videotape political demonstrations and save tapes on file; deny city is compiling dossiers on individual protesters; judge is case is Charles S Haight Jr, wh…
Senators Call for Surveillance Inquiry
A bipartisan group of senators on Monday signed a letter asking the inspector general for the intelligence community to carry out a “full accounting” of the government’s surveillance powers.
Of the approximately $130,000 Gov. George Pataki of New York has sent to campaigns outside his state, about a third has gone to state Senate candidates in New Hampshire.
You can’t get into Iowa or New Hampshire without us finding out.
Andrew McCabe Asks Justice Dept. Whether Grand Jury Rejected Charges
The request was the latest development in the saga of Mr. McCabe, the former deputy F.B.I. director and a frequent target of President Trump’s who is now under criminal investigation.
Justice Dept. Rejects Andrew McCabe’s Bid to Avoid Charges
The move would typically foreshadow an indictment of Mr. McCabe, a longtime target of President Trump, but it is not clear whether prosecutors have asked a grand jury to vote on one.
California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says
A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said.
https://vimeo.com/146507119!.?.!8/12/15 11am-1pm we are organising a pop
up cinema event at Bill Douglas Cinema in Exeter. ‘One Campus Under CCTV’will certainly showcase option of incredible shorts from filmmakers all over the world. The themes are surveillance and voyeurism as well as the occasion will involve target market communication, drinks and also shocks. The very best 1.5 hrs you will have on Tuesday ever before!
The Squires of Surveillance
Maureen Dowd Op-Ed column imagines Vice Pres Cheney and Defense Sec Donald Rumsfeld holed up in Rumsfeld’s Mount Misery retreat, cozily mining data from illegally bugged conversations and hoping ‘Junior’ Bush is not falling for Iraqi contrition ta…
The author of “Reading Lolita in Tehran” on writing under the eye of a watchful government.
Senator John Kerry is spending a week campaigning, hitting Iowa, Nevada and New Hampshire, prompting talk of a second attempt at the White House.