Mark Hurst of Creative Good writes a convincing essay about “the Google Glass feature no one is talking about:” ubiquitous personal and corporate surveillance.
Google Glass is a set of glasses that, in addition to projecting information on a tiny screen only the user can see, records audio and video, geo-codes it, and stores it [...]
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In November of 2009, Antonio Musumeci was arrested and repeatedly harassed by Department of Homeland [...]
This shirt pretty accurately depicts my emotional reaction to the news that so many members of Congress, including a number of self-described progressives, voted to reauthorize the surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act.
I know that under the Patriot Act, the feds aren’t even mainly using surveillance cameras to monitor innocent, law-abiding Americans. It’s [...]
It must be a crime to leave Tiburon. That’s the only thing that would explain how the town in California can manage to get away with photographing every license plate that enters and leaves the town. Why would you spy on people without probable cause to believe a crime has been committed? Why would you [...]
This week, spurred on by two developments, I decided to pursue my personal tech dream: a
Last Friday, I came across a construction site with five signs warning of ongoing camera surveillance there. Someone had plastered each of the signs with a sticker:
Last night I walked by the site again and decided to take a few minutes to look around:
I walked around the entire perimeter of the [...]