Sep 292015

Via:  https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/09/little-fanfare-fbi-ramps-biometrics-programs-yet-again-part-1


A new addition ha been made to routine US criminal searches:  the civil fingerprint data just got added.

Data from everyday licensing or a background check will now be in one large new Next Generation Identification database.

Sep 292015

Via http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-09/national-facial-recognition-system/6761266


Australia is going to look back over its existing image databases using new a new facial recognition system.

Images could be found from ID, passport photos or security cameras frames.


Apr 202015

Via:  http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-04-16/conspiracy-theorists-bloggers-compared-isis-during-congressional-hearing


Welcome to the Information War where truth is back to been part of vast conspiracy theories.

Feb 192015

Via:  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-31070114


Social media in now part of psychological operations with a rebranding of unconventional means.

Sep 252014

Via:  http://www.itnews.com.au/News/396179,senate-rejects-attempt-to-limit-asios-access-to-devices.aspx



New laws in Australia would allow for access to any number of devices on a network.

The warrant is self signed.

Dec 282013

The 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) still has its indefinite detention option :)



Two other interesting court cases:


and now http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/27/new-york-nsa-phone-surveillance/4219055/

Welcome to the world of third party collection :)

Dec 092013

Via:  http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/telstras-data-vacuum-20131205-2yucb.html


How Australia’s telephone and Web 2.0 use is tracked:  In bulk and filtered later.

Welcome to the world of the special projects group.

Sep 122013

Via:  http://delimiter.com.au/2013/09/10/australian-agencies-nsa-encryption-access/


Its seems the National Security Agency and GCHQ are still sharing tech with Australia rather than just the raw product been offered.