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Jacob Appelbaum speaks about surveillance and privacy at a geekup on May 28, 2013, in Bangalore, India. The geekup was organized by HasGeek and Tactical Technology Collective in association with null – The Open Security Community. Foreword by Bhairav Acharya, legal researcher working on the draft Privacy (Protection) Act of 2013 in India. We lost a few seconds of Bhairav speaking, but the bulk of his foreword and the entirety of Jake’s talk are present here. Video.

Google glass hasn’t even been out two months and people have already taken its potential to the creepiest levels. Three apps are set to make Google Glass extremely creepy as well as heighten privacy concerns. Google Glass porn POV. There’s also Winky, the app that let’s you take pictures of people by merely winking. Google Glass was designed so that, in order to take pictures, you had to wave or use a voice command, alerting people that you were taking a photo. With Winky, you don’t have to worry about that anymore. Lambda Labs is […]

Florida has activated its 13-county system in which they say regular citizens will be able to report suspicious activity related to terrorism. The new systems stresses the “see something, say something” mantra to Floridians. The iWATCH system, individuals have the convenience of making the report online. The site provides examples of red flags to watch for, such as people with an unusual interest in building plans or who are purchasing materials useful in bomb making. Important places to watch include hobby stores and dive shops. The list also includes malls, hotels and motels, financial institutions, […]


From NBC News: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy There are already government closed-circuit TV systems in cities like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., a member of both the House Homeland Security and Intelligence committees, said the nation needs even more video cameras in public places. “They’re a great law enforcement method and device,” the congressman told NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell the day after the bombing. “It keeps us ahead of the terrorists who are constantly trying to kill […]

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