Nov 192020
 November 19, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

We’ve all noted the increase in surveillance during the pandemic, especially with use of location data for track and trace. But while you were looking over THERE, the government is quietly looking to expand other surveillance systems. Felipe De La Hoz reports: Through a little-discussed potential bureaucratic rule change, the Department [Read More…]

Nov 182020
 November 18, 2020  Posted by  Business, Govt

The following is a statement from Senator Josh Hawley. It needs fact-checking: In a U.S. Senate Judiciary hearing today with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) revealed an internal tool used by Facebook, Google and Twitter to coordinate the censorship of users. Senator Hawley [Read More…]

Nov 182020
 November 18, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Cadillic writes about an issue that I have been blogging about for more than a decade now: government surveillance of our pharmacy records and prescriptions.  Joe writes: Back in 2017 I reported on how the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Monitoring Program was tracking 60 percent of Americans personal information and [Read More…]