U.S. Army Lies About Using Giant Blimp To Monitor Maryland Residents

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Alec Cope
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JLENS, short for Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor, will float at an altitude of 10,000 feet, almost 24/7. In the State of Maryland it is already active, military officials claim it has no capabilities to spy on citizens. However, a digital privacy expert by the name of Ginger McCall has documents acquired via a lawsuit that prove its second objective is to monitor ground movement.
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New York Moves To Ban Knives Longer Than 4 Inches

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SOURCE: Mint Press News

New York State has long been notorious for heavily restricting and banning weapons. Critics have suggested that the bans that started with firearms could end up banning anything and everything the State decided citizens should not be trusted with. Meanwhile, New York has seen some of the most militaristically-armed police forces in the nation. (more…)

Russian researchers expose ‘NSA’s secret weapon’

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SOURCE: Daily Mail

  • The NSA has figured out how to hide spying and sabotage software deep within hard drives, according to cyber researchers and former operatives
  • The group said it found personal computers in 30 countries infected with one or more of the spying programs
  • The most infections were seen in Iran, followed by Russia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Mali, Syria, Yemen and Algeria
  • The infections started in 2001, but increased drastically in 2008, the year President Barack Obama was elected
  • The tools are designed to run on computers even when they are not connected to the Internet, and even the makers of some of the hard drives are unaware that these programs have been embedded
  • The spies made a technological breakthrough by figuring out how to lodge malicious software in the obscure code called firmware that launches every time a computer is turned on

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Stopping a Smart TV From Eavesdropping On You Could Be a Felony

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Photo by Volt Collection/Shutterstoc

SOURCE: Slate

Samsung’s SmartTV recently came under fire when an item in its privacy policy—in place since at least October 2014—bubbled up in media reports. In the policy, Samsung warns users to “please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition.” The type of conversation your television could pick up, of course, includes all sorts of sensitive topics—though the possibility of audio footage of consenting adults with a SmartTV in their bedroom is perhaps the most disconcerting. (more…)

Alabama Cop Who Paralyzed Indian Citizen Fired, Arrested

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© Henry F. Sherrod

SOURCE: Sputnik

Eric Parker was fired and arrested on charges of assault, after a 57-year-old man visiting from India was left partially paralyzed by his encounter with the officer, who turned himself in Thursday.

Sureshbhai Patel of Gujarat, India was visiting his children in Madison, Alabama, to help care for a newborn grandchild with health and developmental problems. On Feb. 6 he was taking his morning walk when police stopped him in response to a “suspicious person” call. A neighbor had reported a man looking in people’s garages. (more…)

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