Slashdot Items Tagged "bigbrother"

Date / Time Story
Thursday January 14, 2016 @03:03AM NY Bill Would Force Decryption of Smartphones On Demand
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:34AM Tech Companies Face Criminal Charges If They Notify Users of UK Government Spying
Thursday December 31, 2015 @02:37AM NSA Cheerleaders Discover Value of Privacy Only When Their Own Is Violated
Friday December 18, 2015 @05:51AM Catalogue of Government Gear For Cellphone Spying
Wednesday December 02, 2015 @03:26AM IRS: We Used Stingray Devices To Track 37 Phones
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @04:21AM UK PM Wants To Speed Up Controversial Internet Bill After Paris Attacks
Thursday November 05, 2015 @11:50AM Controversial New UK Internet Powers Bill Makes No Mention of VPNs
Friday September 25, 2015 @04:27AM EU May Forbid the Transfer of Personal Data To the US
Monday September 07, 2015 @05:48AM Windows Telemetry Rolls Out
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @09:14AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:18AM AT&T Helped the NSA Spy On Internet Traffic
Friday July 10, 2015 @04:22PM The Rise of the New Crypto War
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @08:01AM Senate Advances Plan To Make Email and Social Sites Report Terror Activity
Friday July 03, 2015 @01:40AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Friday July 03, 2015 @01:40AM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Thursday June 25, 2015 @05:22PM Editor of 'Reason' Discusses Federal Subpoena To Unmask Commenters
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @03:00AM Controversial GCHQ Unit Engaged In Domestic Law Enforcement, Online Propaganda
Monday June 22, 2015 @10:31AM NIST Workshop Explores Automated Tattoo Identification
Saturday June 20, 2015 @10:52AM School Lunch Program Scans Student Thumbprints For 'Tracking Purposes'
Monday June 15, 2015 @02:46AM Police Scanning Every Face At UK Download Festival
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @12:57AM FBI Is Behind Mysterious Flights Over US Cities
Sunday May 31, 2015 @04:24AM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Thursday May 21, 2015 @05:53PM Security Researchers Wary of Wassenaar Rules
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @05:54PM 'Logjam' Vulnerability Threatens Encrypted Connections
Sunday May 17, 2015 @09:45AM GCHQ Officials Given Immunity From Hacking Charges
Thursday May 14, 2015 @12:32PM Douglas Williams Pleads Guilty To Training Customers To Beat Polygraph
Sunday April 26, 2015 @11:30AM Declassified Report From 2009 Questions Effectiveness of NSA Spying
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:24AM Snowden Demystified: Can the Government See My Junk?
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @12:26PM Uber To Turn Into a Big Data Company By Selling Location Data
Friday March 13, 2015 @07:28PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Monday March 09, 2015 @04:20PM Scotland Yard Chief: Put CCTV In Every Home To Help Solve Crimes
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:17PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Monday February 09, 2015 @10:57AM Samsung SmartTV Customers Warned Personal Conversations May Be Recorded
Saturday February 07, 2015 @02:56PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @04:30PM New Chinese Regulations Require Real Name on Internet
Sunday February 01, 2015 @09:37PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Sunday February 01, 2015 @01:35PM DEA Planned to Monitor Cars Parked at Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Monday January 12, 2015 @06:39AM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:30PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:27PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @06:21PM When FISA Court Rejects A Surveillance Request, The FBI Issues A NSL instead
Friday December 05, 2014 @01:17PM DOJ Launches New Cybercrime Unit, Claims Privacy Top Priority
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:19AM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Monday November 24, 2014 @07:45PM Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @09:14AM Republicans Block Latest Attempt At Curbing NSA Power
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:37PM Cameron Says People Radicalized By Free Speech; UK ISPs Agree To Censor Button
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:05AM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:12PM European Parliament Considers Sharing Passenger Information By Default
Monday November 10, 2014 @05:14PM Canadian Police Recommend Ending Anonymity On the Internet
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:58AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Monday September 29, 2014 @07:41AM Piracy Police Chief Calls For State Interference To Stop Internet "Anarchy"
Monday September 01, 2014 @01:27PM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:05AM Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
Sunday July 20, 2014 @04:52PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Friday June 20, 2014 @07:05PM Chicago Adding Sensors For Public Monitoring
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:41PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Saturday May 31, 2014 @09:14PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @11:23AM Gun Rights Groups Say They Don't Oppose Smart Guns, Just Mandates
Sunday May 11, 2014 @12:40PM Silicon Valley's Love-Hate Relationship With President Obama
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:18AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn To Secrecy
Friday May 02, 2014 @08:53PM Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:05AM Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @05:53PM CISPA 3.0: the Senate's New Bill As Bad As Ever
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:10AM Identity Dominance: the US Military's Biometric War In Afghanistan
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @07:27AM Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied On a Whole City
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Monday March 24, 2014 @05:16AM L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation
Saturday February 01, 2014 @05:24PM David Cameron Says Fictional Crime Proves Why Snooper's Charter Is Necessary
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @10:46PM Ukrainian Protesters Receive Mass Text Message Ordering Them To Disperse
Sunday January 26, 2014 @06:29PM Is the West Building Its Own Iron Curtain?
Monday January 20, 2014 @11:49AM Senator Dianne Feinstein: NSA Metadata Program Here To Stay
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:20AM NSA Surveillance Has No Boundaries, Expert Says
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:19AM UK introduces warrantless detention ..
Sunday December 29, 2013 @10:16AM Have a Privacy-Invasion Wishlist? Peruse NSA's Top Secret Catalog
Thursday December 26, 2013 @03:54PM Houston Expands Downtown Surveillance, Unsure If It Helps
Thursday December 19, 2013 @08:21AM Police Pull Over More Drivers For DNA Tests
Thursday December 05, 2013 @09:59AM NSA Tracking Cellphone Locations Worldwide
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @08:56AM Venezuela: Cheap Television Sets For All!
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:20PM Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users
Monday October 28, 2013 @05:10PM Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth Wins Austria's Big Brother Award
Saturday October 26, 2013 @10:59AM UK Telcos Went Above and Beyond To Cooperate With GCHQ
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @08:28AM TSA Airport Screenings Now Start Before You Arrive At the Airport
Thursday October 17, 2013 @05:47AM Oakland Is Building a Big Data Center For Police Surveillance
Monday October 14, 2013 @09:43AM Facebook Buys Israeli Mobile Analytics Startup Onavo
Monday October 07, 2013 @08:34AM All Your Child's Data Are Belong to inBloom
Thursday August 29, 2013 @11:08AM France To Open Preliminary Investigation About PRISM Program
Thursday August 29, 2013 @11:07AM Tor Usage More Than Doubles In August
Friday August 23, 2013 @11:35AM Report: Britain Has a Secret Middle East Web Surveillance Base
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @03:15PM BOSS - Public Realtime Face Recognition Is Making Gains in Surveillance
Saturday August 17, 2013 @11:58AM Lavabit.com Owner: 'I Could Be Arrested' For Resisting Surveillance Order
Saturday August 17, 2013 @11:56AM Commercial Drone Industry Heating Up
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @06:12PM Moscow Subway To Use Special Devices To Read Data On Passengers' Phones
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:08AM CNET: Feds Put Heat On Web Firms For Master Encryption Keys
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @07:14PM ACLU Study says Police Cameras create Database of our movements
Friday July 05, 2013 @09:07AM EU Parliament Supports Suspending US Data Sharing
Thursday June 27, 2013 @11:42AM Automated Plate Readers Let Police Collect Millions of Records On Drivers
Monday June 24, 2013 @02:58AM Tennessee Official: Water Complaints Could be "Act of Terrorism"
Saturday June 22, 2013 @08:35AM Data Miners Liken Obama Voters To Caesars Gamblers
Wednesday June 19, 2013 @08:11AM NSA's Role In Terror Cases Concealed From Defense Lawyers
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @08:18AM State Photo-ID Databases Mined By Police
Sunday June 16, 2013 @12:49PM AT&T Rolls Out iPhone Wireless Emergency Alerts
Sunday June 16, 2013 @07:10AM Facebook and Microsoft Disclose Government Requests For User Data
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @09:02AM UK ISPs Secretly Start Blocking Torrent Site Proxies
Friday June 07, 2013 @10:19AM Intelligence Director Claims NSA Surveillance Reports Inaccurate
Thursday June 06, 2013 @02:53AM Verizon Ordered To Provide All Customer Data To NSA
Monday May 06, 2013 @07:04AM Former FBI Agent: All Digital Communications Stored By US Gov't
Thursday April 25, 2013 @02:54AM Israel Airport Security Allowed To Read Tourists' Email
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @09:36AM Privacy Groups Attack UK ISPs 'Collusion' With Government Snooping
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @07:49AM Teachers Know If You've Been E-Reading
Friday April 05, 2013 @06:22PM The ATF Wants To Know Who Your Friends Are
Thursday March 14, 2013 @07:47AM Obama Administration To Allow All Spy Agencies To Scour Americans' Finances
Monday March 04, 2013 @08:41PM $100 Million Student Database Worries Parents
Friday December 28, 2012 @06:22PM Michigan Makes It Illegal To Ask For Employees' Facebook Logins
Sunday December 23, 2012 @05:07AM Israeli Bill Would Allow Secret Blacklists For Websites
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @05:31PM Zero Day Hole In Samsung Smart TVs Could Have TV Watching You
Friday December 07, 2012 @10:43PM Some UK Councils Barred From Using Gov't Vehicle Database
Thursday December 06, 2012 @04:09PM Facebook Says EU 'Right To Be Forgotten' Would Harm Privacy
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @07:33PM Cops To Congress: We Need Logs of Americans' Text Messages
Thursday November 22, 2012 @12:44PM Facebook To Eliminate Voting On Privacy Changes
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @12:48PM Student Refusing RFID Badge Now Fights Expulsion Order
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @08:46AM Senate Bill Rewrite Lets Feds Read Your E-mail Without Warrants
Monday November 12, 2012 @11:25AM Man Arrested For Photo of Burning Poppy On Facebook
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @05:28PM The Data Crunchers Who Helped Win The Election
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @10:07AM More Drones Set To Use US Air Space
Saturday October 20, 2012 @10:34AM The Long Reach of US Extradition
Friday October 19, 2012 @04:24PM The Long Reach Of US Extradition
Saturday October 06, 2012 @10:27AM Hiring Smokers Banned In South Florida City
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @07:35PM Starting Next Year, Brazil Wants To Track All Cars Electronically
Friday September 28, 2012 @05:42AM ASIC Seeks Power To Read Your Emails
Monday September 24, 2012 @02:57AM Could UK Law Force Freetnet Developer to Distribute "Corrupted Builds"?
Sunday September 23, 2012 @05:36AM Australian Smart Meter Data Shared Far and Wide
Saturday September 22, 2012 @07:27PM W3C Group Proposed To Safeguard User Agent State Privacy
Saturday September 22, 2012 @05:13AM Facebook Wants You To Snitch On Friends Not Using Their Real Name
Monday September 17, 2012 @06:17PM A Glimpse At Piracy In the UK and Beyond
Sunday September 16, 2012 @10:28AM Ask Slashdot: When Does Time Tracking at Work Go Too Far?
Friday September 07, 2012 @05:34PM FBI Launches $1 Billion Nationwide Face Recognition System
Monday September 03, 2012 @10:32PM Australian Attorney General pushes ahead with Gov't Web Snooping
Monday August 27, 2012 @08:41PM UK License Plate Cameras Have "Gaps In Coverage"
Monday August 27, 2012 @08:33AM UK license-plate cameras have "gaps in coverage"
Thursday August 16, 2012 @03:11AM The Rapid Rise of License Plate Readers
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @07:05AM Leaked Emails Allegedly Tell of Global "Trapwire" Spy Network
Monday August 13, 2012 @04:40PM Australian Gov't Drops Plan To Snoop On Internet Use — For Now
Saturday August 11, 2012 @12:23AM Australian Government drops Internet plan to spy on public... for now
Friday August 10, 2012 @08:42PM In Brazil, All Vehicles Must Have Radio IDs By 2014
Friday August 10, 2012 @07:24PM Minneapolis Police Catalog License Plates and Location Data
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @05:29PM US Gov't Can't Be Sued For Warrantless Wiretapping
Thursday August 02, 2012 @08:30PM RIM Agrees To Hand Over Its Encryption Keys To India
Tuesday July 31, 2012 @12:23PM Teenager Arrested In England For Criticizing Olympic Athlete On Twitter
Friday July 27, 2012 @12:50PM Google Didn't Delete All Street View Wi-Fi Data
Friday July 20, 2012 @01:27PM EFF Challenges National Security Letter
Thursday July 19, 2012 @10:03AM Al Franken Calls for Tight Rules on Facial Recognition Software
Friday July 13, 2012 @03:25PM Facebook Scans Chats and Posts For Criminal Activity
Friday July 13, 2012 @01:50PM ISP 'Six Strikes' Plan Delayed
Thursday July 12, 2012 @06:34AM 2 Year Data Retention For Australian ISPs
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:39AM Executive Order Grants US Gov't New Powers Over Communication Systems
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @10:33AM EU Parliament Adopts Resolution on eCall
Sunday June 17, 2012 @02:17PM Proposed UK Communications Law Could Be Used To Spy On Physical Mail
Saturday June 16, 2012 @10:33PM At Canadian Airports, Your Conversation May Be Remotely Recorded
Friday June 15, 2012 @01:31PM Online Activities To Be Recorded By UK ISPs
Friday June 15, 2012 @12:27PM Ethiopia Criminalizes VoIP Services
Friday June 08, 2012 @10:40PM Subject To a "Stop and Frisk"? There's an App For That
Friday June 08, 2012 @06:07PM Subject to a "stop and frisk"? There's an app for that.
Saturday June 02, 2012 @05:43PM Whose Cameras Are Watching New York Roads?
Thursday May 31, 2012 @10:07PM Soda Ban May Hit the Big Apple
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @03:41PM White House Announces Initiative to Fight Botnets
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @10:19AM Audio Surveillance, Intended to Detect Gunshots, Can Pick Up Much More
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @08:57AM FCC Boss Backs Metering the Internet
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @08:35AM Sci-fi Writer Elizabeth Moon Believes Everyone Should Be Chipped
Tuesday May 22, 2012 @03:46AM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Monitor Traffic?
Monday May 07, 2012 @09:37PM Government Asks When It Can Shut Down Wireless Communications
Friday May 04, 2012 @05:19PM FBI: We Need Wiretap-Ready Web Sites — Now
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @08:34PM Canadian scientists muzzled by government
Thursday April 26, 2012 @11:15PM House Passes CISPA
Wednesday April 25, 2012 @10:42PM TSA Defends Pat Down of 4 Year Old Girl
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @10:40AM North Carolina Threatens To Shut Down Nutrition Blogger
Saturday April 21, 2012 @11:24AM Whistleblower: NSA Has All of Your Email
Friday April 20, 2012 @03:21AM Europe Agrees To Send Airline Passenger Data To US
Friday April 20, 2012 @02:56AM Expect Mandatory 'Big Brother' Black Boxes In All New Cars From 2015
Wednesday April 18, 2012 @08:42PM British MPs Propose Censoring Internet By Default
Monday April 09, 2012 @10:23AM Innocent Or Not, the NSA Is Watching You
Saturday April 07, 2012 @03:55AM Wikileaks Publishes Info On International Mass-Surveillance Industry
Thursday April 05, 2012 @07:40AM Competition To Identify Sexual Predators In Chat Logs
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @11:31AM UK Proposing Real-Time Monitoring of All Communications
Monday April 02, 2012 @05:35PM Congress Pushing Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Monday April 02, 2012 @09:52AM Teacher's Aide Fired For Refusing To Hand Over Facebook Password
Sunday March 25, 2012 @05:09AM Brazilian Schoolchildren Tagged By Computer Chips
Sunday March 25, 2012 @01:04AM Japanese CCTV Camera Can Scan 36 Million Faces/Second
Thursday March 22, 2012 @11:08AM New Samsung TV Watches You Watching It
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @11:59AM Sweden Moving Towards Cashless Economy
Saturday March 17, 2012 @12:53AM New York State Passes DNA Requirement For Almost All Convicted Criminals
Friday March 16, 2012 @01:06PM NSA Building US's Biggest Spy Center
Thursday March 15, 2012 @04:57PM UK Plan Would Use CCTV To Stop Uninsured Drivers From Refueling
Thursday March 15, 2012 @03:59AM FBI Tries To Force Google To Unlock User's Android Phone
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @10:28PM CCTV to Stop Refueling for Uninsured Cars
Friday March 02, 2012 @03:32PM Startup Wants To Peek Through Your Home's Wired Cameras
Monday February 27, 2012 @06:59PM France's Bold Drunk-Driving Legislation - Every Car To Carry a Breathalyzer
Monday February 20, 2012 @05:25PM Hunters Shoot Down Drone of Animal Rights Group
Monday February 20, 2012 @12:49PM UK Government To Demand Data On Every Call, Email, and Tweet
Sunday February 19, 2012 @02:41PM Australian Police Spying On Web, Phone Usage With No Warrants
Saturday February 18, 2012 @07:01PM FOIA Request Shows Which Printer Companies Cooperated With US Government