by Amy Goodrich, Natural News:
Cassandra Callender, of Windsor Locks, Conn., was diagnosed with stage 3 or 4 Hodgkin’s lymphoma when she was 17 years old. Shortly after the diagnosis in September 2014, she refused chemotherapy, and decided to look into alternative treatments to protect her body from long-term effects such as organ damage […]
from Washington’s Blog:
British citizens are now watched by Big Brother more closely than any other people in the world. All activity by British people on the web or on the phone is now monitored and stored. The British government employs more secret police – GCHQ, MI5, MI6 and SO15 – per head […]
from The Sleuth Journal:
The calls for heightened security all over the place continue to pile up after the terror attacks in Brussels last Tuesday.
As we reported, most European Union members are now calling for a continent-wide intelligence superpower, which most likely be built around Europol, the European police force.
On Wednesday, new […]
from Wolf Street:
It’s over. The FBI, likely with the help of one or more hackers that had approached it, figured out how to get into the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the San Bernardino attackers. The FBI now has what it needs:
The data on Farook’s iPhone A way to get into […]
from Zen Gardner:
There is undoubtedly an information war raging. There are intentional liars, people who witlessly repeat these lies, poor research, and opinions spun to look as if it is research. To sort the ever increasing amount of information from disinformation, there are a few simple methods people can use.
But above all, […]
by John Merline, The Common Sense Show:
“It’s not a government takeover of the Internet.” That was the mantra of those who backed the Federal Communication Commission’s “net neutrality” rules, which the FCC approved a little over a year ago.
“Not only are the new rules not a government takeover,” argued one supporter in […]
by Melissa Dykes, The Daily Sheeple:
Sick and tired of beings asked for papers, please or other Fourth Amendment violations when you, as an innocent citizen not suspected of any crime other than walking down a city street, are just trying to mind your own business?
Well, so is this guy.
The more we hear of the US government case for its demand that Apple hack its iPhone, the more the government story looks like a mix of lies and obfuscations. Should we care about this even if we don’t use iPhones? You bet! Former State Department official Peter van Buren joins the […]
by Karl Denninger, Market-Ticker:
This is utter and complete crap:
WASHINGTON — Apple engineers have begun developing new security measures that would make it impossible for the government to break into a locked iPhone using methods similar to those now at the center of a court fight in California, according to people close to […]
from The News Doctors:
Are we entering a new era where cash is outlawed and a cashless society is becoming an Orwellian reality? The European Central Bank President Mario Draghi recently said that the bank is “considering action” to drop 500 euro notes because of its links to criminal activities. The former treasury secretary […]
Over and over again as people keep talking about the Apple / FBI encryption stuff, I keep seeing the same line pop up. It’s something along the lines of “but the FBI needs to know what’s on that phone, so if Apple can help, why shouldn’t it.” Let’s debunk that myth. The FBI […]
by Mac Slavo, SHTFPlan:
SHTFPlan To Readers: This report is based on the assumption that Apple is on the up-and-up about their refusal to create backdoor tools for the FBI. As we know, however, intelligence agencies are experts at disinformation, so for all we know it is possible that backdoors already exist and what […]
from Outsider Club:
Three cheers for Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook.
He has told the United States government — and particularly the FBI and IRS — to shove it. And on multiple fronts.
First, he has stood up to the notion that Apple should pay more in taxes because it keeps $200 billion […]