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Technocracy

Your Utility Company Is Spying On You And Selling Information On Your Activities To Corporations, Governments, And … Who Else?

Jerry Day analyzes a sales video for a software program that enables utility companies to collect data on the minute-by-minute activities of their customers. It creates personal profiles on energy users to be sold to anyone willing to pay for it, which means anyone who can benefit from it. None of this is for the benefit of those being spied upon.

Health

Obamacare Replacement for Obamacare Failed To Pass. Rand Paul Says It would Have been Just As Bad.

March 27, 2017 ABC News 0

Paul Ryan’s bill to replace Obamacare failed last Friday, and the vote was cancelled. President Trump says that it will explode all on its own. Rand Paul says he wants to repeal Obamacare instead of replacing it. Premiums are too high because of the mandate and because people who already are sick are allowed to buy insurance at the same rates as healthy people, and that forces all rates through the roof.

Technocracy

FBI Collects Facial-Recognition Images From 18 States’ Motor Vehicle Departments

March 26, 2017 Mark Jones, Komando 2

In a US Congressional hearing, the FBI came under attack from both sides of the aisle for its use of facial-recognition software, because that violates citizen privacy and can lead to arrests of innocent people. An official says that only criminal mugshots are collected, but it is known that the FBI also collects images from driver’s licenses, passports, visas, and security videos. The agency now is seeking to access all state databases that have photos, and these contain images of about half the US adult population.

Technocracy

WikiLeaks Releases Documents On #Vault7 “Dark Matter’. Reveals Non-Removable CIA Hacks To Apple Products

March 26, 2017 RT 0

WikiLeaks documents show that the CIA has hacking tools to attack Apple Mac and iPhone firmware, which is that part of computer memory intended to remain unchanged and, therefore, not available for software applications. Spyware inside firmware is difficult to delete even if the operating system is reinstalled. The CIA can infect factory-fresh iPhones and operate them remotely, including taking files, address books, text messages, and call logs. [But don’t worry. This is to fight terrorism, right?]

Globalism

London Parliament Attacker Was Khalid Masood, A British-Born English Teacher

March 23, 2017 RT 0

London: British-born Khalid Masood was named as the suspect in the recent car and knife attack in which four were killed and twenty-nine injured. The attacker mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then charged the gates of the British Parliament. Masood has a prior criminal record including assault with a knife. He is said to have worked alone, but eight other suspects also have been arrested.

Politics

House Investigation Reveals That The Government Really Was Spying On Members Of The Trump Campaign

March 22, 2017 Grabien News 0

Congressman Devin Nunes, leader of the House investigation into the NSA’s surveillance of the Trump presidential campaign, says that the FBI is not cooperating. In an explosive interview in front of the White House, he disclosed that private communications from the Trump team were picked up and disseminated within the government during the campaign. He says that he “cannot rule out” the possibility that Obama ordered the surveillance.