Archive for the 'Privacy' Category

The TSA’s Waste (Infographic)

By Greg Voakes | Related entries in Privacy, The War On Terrorism

In the age of domestic and international terrorism, a few inconveniences at the airport seem pretty trivial. Most of us happily hand over our belongings to be scrutinized by airport security, because the alternative is unbearable. Who cares if we have to take our shoes off, and throw out a few bottles of perfume every […]

March 19th, 2012 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

U.S. Recording Border Crossings of Citizens

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Homeland Security, Privacy

Apparently, the Department of Homeland Security is now recording the border crossings of U.S. citizens. If you drive or walk back into the country from Canada or Mexico, the federal government will store that information for up to 15 years and has a right to share the data with any domestic law enforcement agency. This […]

August 20th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

How Do You Know You’re Being Wiretapped?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Civil Liberties, Privacy, The War On Terrorism

VOIP News has 17 telltale signs, one of which isn’t so much a sign as it is a cause for concern… 15. There are no signs. If you don’t notice any of the aforementioned signs, your line could be wiretapped anyway. Most amateur spies will exhibit at least one the telltale signs outlined above, but […]

March 22nd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »