Sep 222022
 September 22, 2022  Posted by  Online, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Cullen Browder reports: Big brother invasion of privacy or pro-active policing? That’s the question after a new report revealed seven North Carolina universities use or have used powerful social media-monitoring programs to keep an eye on everything from campus protests to student well-being to drugs. […] A new report from [Read More…]

Sep 222022
 September 22, 2022  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Richard Winton reports: An investigation into a New Year’s Day crash in Avenal, Calif., in 2021 that killed nine people — including seven children — has prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to call for an alcohol-impairment detection system to be installed in all new cars. The NTSB, which investigates the most severe [Read More…]

Sep 162022
 September 16, 2022  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Drew Harwell reports: U.S. government officials are adding data from as many as 10,000 electronic devices each year to a massive database they’ve compiled from cellphones, iPads and computers seized from travelers at the country’s airports, seaports and border crossings, leaders of Customs and Border Protection told congressional staff in [Read More…]