Tag Archives: privacy


RFID Tracking Of Students? Electronic Roll Call in Texas Stirs Debate

The eyes of Texas are upon you—if you happen to be a student from San Antonio that is. John Jay High School and Anson Jones Middle School in the Northside Independent... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/12/12

For a free BlackBerry, would you give up your privacy?

Younger Generation Embracing A New View Of Privacy

For four years, nearly 200 high school students in Dallas voluntarily allowed every text, email, and IM to be monitored. That these youth would sign off on such an... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/12/12

Minicams mounted onto Taser battery packs will leave little to the imagination as to what actually went down, which should benefit officers and offenders alike.

Police Recording More and More: Cars, Uniforms, and Equipment With Cameras

“Don’t Tase Me Bro,” the YouTube video of University of Florida student Andrew Meyer getting tased by campus police spread across the Internet as fast as an... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/16/12

Just like scanner in "Total Recall," the terahertz scanner can spot metallic weapons through clothing.

Police Are Making A Scanner To Detect Concealed Weapons 80 Feet Away (video)

The New York Police Department is working with the Department of Defense to develop a scanning device that would allow them to detect concealed firearms on a person 80... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/25/12

Thousands of online chats and phone conversations between Libyans are recorded and filed away at an Internet Monitoring Center in Tripoli.

Internet Spy Room Found In Tripoli – Packed With Western Technology

From protests precipitated by Facebook posts to internet censoring by authoritarian regimes technology has played a prominent role in the world’s recent moments of... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/12/11

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Scotland Yard Using Facial Recognition To Find Rioters – But Tech Isn’t Up To The Task

There are more than a million CCTV cameras in London, and it's time for them to start paying off. The recent riots have left local police and Scotland Yard with untold... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/20/11

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Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife! The Eyeborgs Are Out to Get You

Walking robotic cameras have armed themselves, are seeking your destruction, and the guy from the Highlander TV series is the only one who can save humanity. I love bad... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/29/11

No more lines. Just keep on walking through the Checkpoint of the Future.

IATA Unveils The Airport Checkpoint Of The Future

Imagine showing up to the security line and not having to take your shoes off. Nor your belt or your watch, and you can keep the change in your pocket right where it... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/28/11

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