Apple Could Spy on iPhone Users and Provide Real-Time Reports to the Police

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Bogdan Papa Softpedia Apple is one of the largest tech companies in the United States that have been involved in user spying scandals, with many accusing the firm of working with the government on snooping on customers and providing law enforcement with access to their data.  Cupertino, on the other […]

Is your printer spying on you? Full list of manufacturers who use secret ‘tracking dots’ revealed

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Big name manufacturers who employ invisible yellow dot spy code revealed. James Billington IB Times When NSA contractor Reality Winner allegedly printed out a trove of top secret government information, little did she know that a hidden feature within the printer called tracking dots could forensically lead authorities straight back […]

TSA to travelers: Is that a cookie or a bomb?

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Tony Biziak Sacramento Bee Federal airport security officials have begun asking travelers to take books and food out of their carry-on luggage, prompting some fliers to complain about a further invasion of the limited privacy they have left at checkpoints. Transportation Security Administration officials say they are taking the steps […]

China intensifies its Orwellian policies with the world’s biggest DNA database

Frances Bloomfield NaturalNews Beginning in the early 2000s, the Chinese Ministry of Public Security has been building a searchable, national DNA database as part of their police information project, Golden Shield. As of 2015, the “Forensic Science DNA Database System” has amassed over 44 million “miscellaneous data entries” from more […]

Wolf signs Real ID law, expects new licenses in 2019

Michael Bryant Philadelphia Inquirer HARRISBURG – Gov. Wolf on Friday signed legislation that brings Pennsylvania into compliance with the 2005 Real ID law enacted following the Sept. 11 terror attacks. That law requires driver’s licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and to be issued to people who prove […]

Google Is About to Start Tracking Your Offline Behavior, Too

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Josie Wales The Antimedia It’s no secret that Google already monitors its users’ online shopping activity, but now it will follow them out of their homes and keep a close eye on every interaction they make. The tech giant announced a new system to track users’ in-store credit card purchases […]

Flight attendants to use augmented reality to read our emotions

News.com.au FLIGHT attendants may soon be able to read our emotions using augmented reality. Well, that’s what Air New Zealand is hoping for. In a collaboration with Dimension Data, the airline is exploring how the Microsoft HoloLens — augmented reality smart glasses — can enhance its in-flight customer service. In […]

Five Things That Happened During Oklahoma’s 2017 Legislative Session

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Jacob Mccleland & Nomin Ujiyediin KGOU Oklahoma’s legislative session came to a close on Friday, as lawmakers passed a nearly $7 billion budget. Republicans, who hold a large majority in both the House and Senate, needed Democratic support to pass revenue-raising measures, but negotiations crumbled over the weekend. To fill […]