Bangladesh shut down messaging services to quell violence
Smartphone messaging and voice services have become a popular communication medium for supporters of the anti-government protests.
by Phys.org
Study: Facebook 'Likes' Reveal Your Real Personality
…And Facebook has ties to the CIA.
by Korea Times

British Secret Service, MI5, Looking For Spies that can 'sit for substantial periods of time'
UK security service’s advert for surveillance officers stresses need to be happy with periods of inactivity – until ‘it all starts happening.’
by Robert Booth
John McAfee: 'I know who hacked Sony Pictures - and it wasn't North Korea'
“It has to do with a group of hackers – I will not name them – who are civil libertarians…”
by David Gilbert , Gareth Platt

​NSA develops cyber weapons, ‘attacker mindset’ for domination in digital war – Snowden leaks
Mass surveillance by the NSA was apparently just the beginning.
by RT.com
Europe’s ‘Minority Report’ Raids on Future Terrorists
Concern there’s a guiding hand somewhere abroad directing this violence in Europe.
by Christopher Dickey

Justice Department Kept Secret Telephone Database
Justice Department Arm Collected Metadata on U.S. Calls to Foreign Countries.
by Devlin Barrett
Minority Report Is Coming True, Microsoft Wants Stores to use Kinect to Recognize Shoppers
Using the gaming peripheral which most gamers don’t really want.
by Dan Van Winkle


US and EU politicians use Charlie Hebdo attack to call for more Internet surveillance
Censor any content that could incite and get the Internet service providers to help out.
by Fidel Martinez and Daniel Rivero
 Charlie Hebdo: More State Power, Not Freedom of Speech
A renewed war on terror seems to be what’s on most Western governments’ minds.
by Neil Macdonald

‘Shotspotter’ Technology Helps Cops In Camden Zero-In On Gunshots When They Happen
Microphones capable of recording much more than just gun shots.
by CBS New York
Artificial intelligence experts sign open letter to protect mankind from machines
The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.
by Nick Statt

Controversial French comedian investigated for Facebook post
48-year-old Dieudonné is probably France’s most controversial comedian.
by Adam Taylor
The FBI Says It Doesn’t Need a Warrant to Track Your Cell Phone in Public
Practically nothing to protect citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights.
by CJ Ciaramella

PEN America: "The Harm Caused by Surveillance...is Unmistakable"
Many feel US credibility “has been significantly damaged for the long term” by NSA spying.
by Jillian York