Archive for the 'FBI' Category

The Feds Are Watching Social Media

So says an article on in which they point out what should be obvious to anyone.  Now that social media such as facebook, myspace, twitter and dozens more are such a huge part of most people’s lives, the feds are spending more and more time watching them. Not only that but they’re also creating […]

FBI Warns The Bad Guys Want To Hack US, Absolutely Nobody Surprised

Once again I’m catching up on old Slashdot mail and I ran across a headline that declared: “FBI warns of sweeping global threat to U.S. cybersecurity”

New FBI Rules Could Target Innocent People

The US Attorney General is proposing new guidelines that could, according to Senators Dick Durbin of Illinois, Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, the new rules would permit the FBI to use “a variety of intrusive investigative techniques with no evidence of possible wrongdoing”.

Is History Repeating Itself?

There’s a saying to the effect that those who ignore the lessons of history are doomed to repeat it.  I saw something today that I have to say is very disturbing.  It was a tagline somebody used on a post: The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. […]

FBI Wants Authority To Snoop Internet Backbone Data

I think it’s pretty safe to say that the fact that there are government agencies doing a lot of snooping on all manner of Internet traffic.  It’s also safe to say that since 9-11 this snooping has escalated massively.  Now, the FBI is trying to get access to data that the NSA has been collecting […]