NSA Surveillance as Intrusion on Human Right

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has expressed his concern over the the recently revealed secret NSA surveillance systems. “Unwarranted government surveillance is an intrusion on basic human rights that threatens the very foundations of a democratic society,” Berners-Lee told the Financial Times. The Internet guru also argued that these type of government intrusion threaten “the…

Obama administration bypasses CISPA by secretly allowing Internet surveillance

Scared that CISPA might pass? The federal government is already using a secretive cybersecurity program to monitor online traffic and enforce CISPA-like data sharing between Internet service providers and the Department of Defense. The Electronic Privacy Information Center has obtained over 1,000 pages of documents pertaining to the United States government’s use of a cybersecurity…

Drone Fleet to Include Domestic Surveillance Capabilities

According to one estimate, since last year the Department of Homeland Security has stockpiled more than 1.6 billion bullets, mainly .40 caliber and 9mm. DHS also reportedly purchased 2,700 Mine Resistant Armor Protected Vehicles (MRAPs) to go with their bullet stockpile. Now this? DHS has customized its drone fleet to include domestic surveillance capabilities that…