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Month: November 2017

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By: | Post date: November 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Google is collecting location data from phones without users’ permission “Extreme vetting” is rebranded to the catchier “Visa Lifecycle Vetting” Kim Dotcom to launch MegaNet to “replace” current internet Pentagon prepares for drone wars of the future Not sure this is the future I want: Welcome to 2030: I own nothing, I have no privacy…and life […]

Cannabis news

By: | Post date: November 24, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply Europe with legal weed Cannabis expert believes 35 states will legalize weed by 2020 Bush-era attorney general warns against cannabis crackdown Burgeoning marijuana industry has a growing need for scientists Nevada’s September recreational marijuana sales top projections Florida sued over medical marijuana implementation delays How cannabis helps PTSD […]

Well, we CAN solve the opioid crisis with marijuana

By: | Post date: November 24, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Newsweek: How Jeff Sessions Plans to End Medical Marijuana Before the Year is Over

The future of facial recognition

By: | Post date: November 24, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Will it replace fingerprint security?

I didn’t realize this was a thing

By: | Post date: November 24, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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NJ lawmakers want to ban drunken drone-flying I see nothing good coming from drone tech, what with the flying machines become smaller and smaller and capable of performing increasingly greater tasks.

Links

By: | Post date: November 24, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Supreme Court to weigh in on landmark cell phone privacy case Privacy advocates want to revamp FISA Judge who once ruled against NSA metadata program tosses lawsuit Homeland Security deploys Stingray surveillance device hundreds of times per year The opioid crisis is becoming the fentanyl crisis: 1800% rise in overdose deaths from the synthetic opioid Death […]

Doesn’t really sound like a good thing

By: | Post date: November 22, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Errorless artificial intelligence spying on us rather than human beings, that is.  

EFF: NSA surveillance also violates the First Amendment

By: | Post date: November 22, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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NSA internet surveillance under 702 has no place in a free society.

Overnight odds and ends

By: | Post date: November 22, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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The privacy threat from Big Tech Plant Spies: DARPA’s plan to create organic surveillance sensors Wireless surveillance systems market to expand significantly by 2024 Privacy case before the Supreme Court is about press freedom, too NSA section 702 Q&A glosses over incidental collection problems, domestic surveillance 121 pieces of malware flagged on NSA employee’s home […]

Internet-connected ‘smart’ toys will probably spy on your kids

By: | Post date: November 21, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Warns privacy group.