Biometrics are coming for you

by jeeg 7. July 2014 18:44
  Biometrics are on the rise — and they’re coming to a store, street and office near you. The private sector is funneling billions of dollars into researching and developing biometric surveillance, for facial recognition and analysis technologies. And lawmakers are beginning to ... [More]

About That Creepy Biometric Database, FBI, We'd Like to Know a Bit More

by jeeg 27. June 2014 19:14
  The FBI's facial recognition database, into which it wants to put 52 million of our mugs by the end of 2015, is only part of its larger Next Generation Identification (NGI) program. The NGI program is intended to give the feds a full range of means to identify us according to biometric m... [More]

CRG Coalition to Attorney General: Review FBI's Massive Biometric Database

by jeeg 25. June 2014 22:56
  Council for Responsible Genetics, EPIC, EFF, ACLU, Defending Dissent, and a coalition of over 30 organizations have urged Attorney General Holder to immediately conduct a privacy assessment of the FBI's proposed "Next Generation Identification" system. The system is set to go f... [More]

WikiLeaks And The End Of Secrecy

by jeeg 22. December 2010 06:00
Shhhh… do you have a secret? In the new Age of WikiLeaks, it might not stay secret long even if you aren’t a diplomat or a politician.In recent days the notorious whistle-blowing site Wikileaks has disclosed “confidential” U.S. State Department cables that separately ... [More]
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