Feb 102016
 February 10, 2016  Business, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Donovan Slack reports: Who needs exit polls when you can track caucusgoers’ phones? That’s what one company did. Dstillery, which has been called “Picasso in the dark art of digital advertising,” turned its intelligence-collection capabilities to the Iowa caucuses last week. The company used location data to identify more than 16,000 [Read More…]

Feb 102016
 February 10, 2016  Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Joe Cadillic writes: Coming to an apartment and home near you, “smart’ sensors that spy on everything we do. According to the video, IOTAS’s CEO, Sce Pike claims their surveillance technology allows your home to know you and become your ALLY! If spying on us in our homes is considered our ally then I’ve got a ‘bridge‘ to sell [Read More…]

Feb 092016
 February 9, 2016  Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Spencer Ackerman and Sam Thielman report: The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generation of smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities. […] “In the future, intelligence services might use the [internet of things] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, [Read More…]