Tammy on September 22, 2017
Of course Obama was spying on everyone. His was an administration that even used the IRS to go after political opponents. We knew that were spying on Attkisson and now we know they were spying on the Trump campaign and transition team. The Obama admin was corrupt from top to tail. Via RCP. Sharyl Attkisson shared her story about being monitored and wiretapped by the government on Thursday’s broadcast of Hannity on the FOX News Channel. Attkisson said her keystrokes were monitored and that classified documents were planted on her computer using government proprietary software. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
Tammy on June 15, 2017
Very, very funny. For a godless commie. Just saying. Via The Hill. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday offered to give political asylum to former FBI Director James Comey, poking at tensions between Comey and President Trump. “If Comey will be under the threat of political persecution, we are ready to accept him here,” Putin said at a press conference, according to Russian state media outlet TASS. Comey testified last week that Trump pressured him to “let go” of the FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn before Trump fired him. Comey acknowledged leaking his personal memos about his conversations with Trump to the media, which the White House has seized on to attack the former FBI head’s...
Tammy on April 4, 2017
Once again, the Obama team thinks they’re so smart, but it all comes back to kick them in the rear. When they were controlling this country their screwups ruined our lives. Now that they’re out, let’s make sure they learn what Law and Order really feels like. Trump is never going to be “impeached.” But Obama better start working on a chapter in his book about why someone on his team ended up in jail. Via Daily Caller. Former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice ordered U.S. spy agencies to produce “detailed spreadsheets” of legal phone calls involving Donald Trump and his aides when he was running for president, according to former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova. “What was...
Tammy on April 9, 2016
Not kidding. Regular Americans must be stopped from taking out $1001 at a cash machine because it’s probably shady, but Iran getting $150B is just fine. The new ATM rule, fr the moment, applies to non-Chase account holders. Give it a little while and I bet it’ll apply to Chase accounts sooner than later. Do read the whole article and click through there to the original WSJ report. Via Gizmodo. As flesh-and-blood bank tellers disappear, ATMs are becoming the only way to get access to your cash. But new limits from Chase on how much you’re allowed to withdraw are a privacy advocate’s nightmare come true. According to the Wall Street Journal, Chase is limiting cash withdrawals for non-customers to...
Pat_S on April 3, 2016
The internet and social media have been touted as democratizing forces. A recent study suggests that knowing there is government and private cyber surveillance results in self-censorship of minority opinions and creating a dominant voice online. Under Surveillance: Examining Facebook’s Spiral of Silence Effects in the Wake of NSA Internet Monitoring Since Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency’s use of controversial online surveillance programs in 2013, there has been widespread speculation about the potentially deleterious effects of online government monitoring. This study explores how perceptions and justification of surveillance practices may create a chilling effect on democratic discourse by stifling the expression of minority political views. Using a spiral of silence theoretical framework, knowing one is subject to surveillance...
Tammy on March 25, 2016
I suppose this was inevitable. Interesting, this news is out of England where they have already capitulated to Islamists so I’m not sure why they feel the need to know what people are saying in the streets. Unless, of course, they want to capture people insulting Islam. Via Mirror UK. New lip-reading technology could help solve crimes by deciphering what people caught on CCTV are saying, researchers have claimed. The visual speech recognition technology developed by the University of East Anglia in Norwich can be used to determine what people are saying in situations where audio is not good enough to hear – such as on security camera footage . Helen Bear, from the university’s school of computing science, said...
Pat_S on October 2, 2014
There’s an ebola epidemic coming our way, an insane terrorist army intent on killing us, an incompetent government that wants to know everything about us but keeps us in the dark about them. Nothing to be happy about. Well, good news, depending on the outcome of an experiment, we may be getting—TA DA—singing roads. That’s a happy thing, yes? Oh wait maybe not. It’s a social experiment about changing people’s behavior. In this case to reward us, the lab rats, only if we strictly obey the law. ‘Singing road’ built for social experiment TV show The road was paid for by the National Geographic Channel for a show called “Crowd Control” that premieres in November. The show conducts social experiments...
Tammy on July 13, 2014
Color me shocked. Via The Guardian. William Binney is one of the highest-level whistleblowers to ever emerge from the NSA. He was a leading code-breaker against the Soviet Union during the Cold War but resigned soon after September 11, disgusted by Washington’s move towards mass surveillance. On 5 July he spoke at a conference in London organised by the Centre for Investigative Journalism and revealed the extent of the surveillance programs unleashed by the Bush and Obama administrations. “At least 80% of fibre-optic cables globally go via the US”, Binney said. “This is no accident and allows the US to view all communication coming in. At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in...