Major New Study Calls For A Ban On Facial Recognition In Schools

By Fight for the Future. -

A new study from the University of Michigan on the use of facial recognition in schools is recommending that lawmakers and school administrators ban the use of this technology in educational [...]

The State’s Use Of Technology: An Issue For The Movement

By Ben Carroll, Workers World. -

Data are everywhere. In 2020, technology is a ubiquitous part of everyday life for many workers in this country and around the world. We use social media and email to keep in touch with family [...]

Spying On Americans: Infamous 1970s White House Plan For Protest Surveillance

By John Prados and Luke A. Nichter, National Security Archive. -

Portions of a long-secret government blueprint for expansive surveillance of domestic protest movements during the Nixon presidency have just been released, more than 50 years after it was [...]

Secretive Police Unit Gathers Information On Maine Citizens

By Megan Gray, Press Herald. -

A secretive unit of the Maine State Police does gather information about groups and organizations even when they are not suspected of crimes, including people who are participating in protests, a [...]

Black Activists Expose The FBI Targeting Their Movements

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In 2017, a leak from the FBI revealed they were targeting black activists organizing to end racist policies and practices calling them "Black Identity Extremists." This is consistent with the [...]

Court Refuses To Block Information On Who Police Targeted In Social Media

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal. -

Massachusetts’s highest court will not block the disclosure of police reports that could show the Boston police department has targeted Black and Latinx men for surveillance on social [...]

FBI Misled Congress: Black Activists Still Under Investigation

By Media Justice. -

As Black activists around the country lead protests for racial justice, following the police murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black people, MediaJustice and the American Civil [...]

Infiltrating Antifa: The Feds And Their Long History Of Subversion

By T.J. Coles, Counterpunch. -

Antifa is a leaderless, direct action platform, making it unusually easy for police, intelligence groups, and rival organizations to infiltrate and frame for violence. For example, on the same [...]

Authorities Seize Masks Oakland Printer Made For Protesters

By Martha Ross, Mercury News. -

The family that owns an Oakland screen printing business said they feel “angry, concerned and threatened” after they learned that cloth masks they made for protests around the country were [...]

New Court Files Expose Sheldon Adelson’s Security Team In US Spy Operation Against Julian Assange

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

As the co-founder of a small security consulting firm called UC Global, David Morales spent years slogging through the minor leagues of the private mercenary world. A former Spanish special [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Governments Are Using Coronavirus To Usher In A New Era Of Mass Surveillance

By Robert Scheer, KCRW.com. -

On this week’s installment of “Scheer Intelligence,” host Robert Scheer speaks with the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Adam Schwartz. The civil rights lawyer, who spent two decades at the ACLU, [...]

Covid-19 Is Bringing Us Into A Hyper-Surveilled, Highly Policed Fascist Dystopia

By Rainer Shea, SeeYouIn2020. -

We must understand that the crisis we’ve entered into will never end, at least not for as long as our neoliberal capitalist system isn’t replaced with a socialist model. In the U.S., as well as [...]

On Contact: CIA’s Intelligence Coup

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to intelligence analyst and NSA whistleblower William Binney about the Washington Post’s revelations over the CIA and West German intelligence (BND) [...]

The EARN IT Bill Is the Government’s Plan To Scan Every Message Online

By Joe Mullin, Eff.org -

That’s what the Senate Judiciary Committee has proposed and hopes to pass into law. The so-called EARN IT bill, sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), [...]

Assange: Empire Of Surveillance And Imperialism

By Katu Arkonada, La Jornada, translation Resumen Latinoamericano -

The trial against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a perfect metaphor for how United States imperialism operates in the world today. The Armed Forces, the Department of State, and the CIA [...]