Just a quick sampling of some of the more invasive apparatuses of repression out there… FBI and US Marshals stock up on radar which can see through walls. The product known as Range-R can detect movement — even breathing — through one-foot thick concrete and takes only seconds to scan a house. http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/23/fbi-us-marshals-range-r- Here is […]
The CIA’s venture capital arm, IN-Q-TEl is investing in companies which monitor social media sites. (Wait, what? The CIA has a venture capital arm?) Nothing to worry about here… https://theintercept.com/2016/04/14/in-undisclosed-cia-investments-social-media-mining-looms-large/
From theantimedia.org website: Claire Bernish April 22, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) Fascism doesn’t often sweep in overnight and take over some hapless nation’s government; rather, it gradually seeps into the cultural fabric — as is quietly taking place all around the globe, evidenced by an upsurge in sales of riot equipment that has gone largely unnoticed. A […]
From theantimedia.org website: Claire Bernish March 2, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) Connecticut — Police are now voicing their concerns about domestic drone use — specifically, they want the option to be able to employ weaponized drones in the future, should the need arise. As if police brutality and aggression weren’t already an epidemic in the United States, […]
USA Today report on Stingray use. Link to original article here
Published on Sunday, July 06, 2014 by Common Dreams Report: 9 out 10 Caught in NSA Dragnet Are ‘Ordinary People’ Washington Post reveals unprecedented look at how ‘voyeuristic’ spy agency manages private communications it collects by Jon Queally, staff writer New reporting by the Washington Post based on materials leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden […]
It can’t be true, can it? Seems like more of an urban legend, the psychological by-product of living in a society newly exposed as a surveillance state. Are local police across the country really sweeping up the cellphone calls of hundreds of innocent citizens, and hiding the fact, not only from the public but even […]
Even the Mises Institute is worried about the militarization of the police force.