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]

The DNA you left behind

by jeeg 30. January 2013 22:40
The next time you comb your hair in a public restroom or aimlessly pick a stray strand off your coat while waiting for the subway, take a moment to think about the personal information you’re leaving behind. If you’ve seen enough crime shows on television, you know that hair follicles co... [More]

Vast F.D.A. Effort Tracked E-Mails of Its Scientists

by jeeg 16. July 2012 22:06
A wide-ranging surveillance operation by the Food and Drug Administration against a group of its own scientists used an enemies list of sorts as it secretly captured thousands of e-mails that the disgruntled scientists sent privately to members of Congress, lawyers, labor officials, journalists ... [More]

Genetic Patdowns Coming?

by jeeg 4. March 2011 19:00
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is no stranger to controversy. The TSA has been the subject of much scrutiny from civil libertarians and constitutionalists, who have criticized the agency’s numerous affronts against the natural rights of American and foreign travelers, w... [More]
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