Surveillance State Continues Growing Out Of Control Thanks To Stingray

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Chris “Kikila” Perrin
Underground Reporter

Police surveillance is, one might argue, necessary. In an effort to detect and arrest criminals, the police require a certain array of tactics that can help them gather evidence that leads to prosecution of guilty parties.

Problems arise, however, when that surveillance and investigation transcend the direct, the specific, and focus not on the criminal, but the totality of a community.

For the Vancouver Police, the August 2016 revelation that they had used a Stingray (a “cell-site simulator”) is proving difficult to address, continuing the debate as to how far police powers and state surveillance should go.

Coming in the wake of a recent discovery of police abuses in Quebec — where provincial and municipal police forces had spied on reporters — the broader implications of August’s discovery are not being lost on the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA).

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Establishment Media Declares War On Their Competition As “Fake News”

Activist Post The establishment media is dying. This is not a biased view coming from “alternative media,” it is a fact borne out by metrics and opinion polls from within the establishment itself. It was true before the recent election, and is guaranteed to accelerate after their shameless defense of non-reality which refused to accept any discontent among the American population with standard politics. Now, … Continue reading Establishment Media Declares War On Their Competition As “Fake News”

The Far Left Is Planning The Biggest Political Protest In United States History For Inauguration Day

Michael Snyder End of the American Dream We have seen very large protests in major cities all over America since Donald Trump won the election, but the biggest one of all is being planned for January 20th. Radical leftists are calling for thousands upon thousands of activists to descend upon Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day, and they are planning to disrupt the inauguration festivities as … Continue reading The Far Left Is Planning The Biggest Political Protest In United States History For Inauguration Day

The Next Generation of Hedge Fund Stars: Data-Crunching Computers

Alexandra Stevenson The New York Times Every five minutes a satellite captures images of China’s biggest cities from space. Thousands of miles away in California, a computer looks at the shadows of the buildings in the images and draws a conclusion: China’s real estate boom is slowing. Traders at BlackRock, the money management giant, then use the data to help choose whether to buy or … Continue reading The Next Generation of Hedge Fund Stars: Data-Crunching Computers

Yes, Trump will have broad power to crack down on immigration

Alan Gomez USA Today So how big will Donald Trump’s wall really be? The wall along the southwest border with Mexico was one of the president-elect’s signature campaign promises, as he railed against illegal immigration and vowed to seal the borders against criminals, terrorists and millions of people trying to enter the United States legally. Now, immigration experts are trying to figure out exactly how those policies … Continue reading Yes, Trump will have broad power to crack down on immigration

Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps

Rob Lever AFP Washington (AFP) – Governments around the world have stepped up efforts to block or censor social media and messaging applications, in a new blow to internet freedom, a watchdog group said Monday. The Freedom on the Net report by the activist group Freedom House said online freedom declined in 2016 for a sixth consecutive year amid new restrictions on messaging platforms such … Continue reading Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps

Two-thirds of the world’s internet users live under government censorship: report

Web freedom declined across the globe for the sixth consecutive year, according to a new report Amar Toor The Verge Two-thirds of the world’s internet users live under government censorship: report – The Verge <link href=”https://fonts.voxmedia.com/unison/stylesheets/verge.7a4973b180ca1d2156edfdd996177503.css” rel=”stylesheet” media=”all”> Two-thirds of the world’s internet users live under regimes of government censorship, according to a report released today. The report from Freedom House, a pro-democracy think tank, finds … Continue reading Two-thirds of the world’s internet users live under government censorship: report

Savage warns Trump on Priebus: Looks like ‘Jeb Bush won’

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Donald Trump with Reince Priebus

Worldnet Daily

As one of his biggest supporters during the presidential election campaign, Michael Savage vowed to hold Donald Trump’s feet to the fire should he win, ensuring that the real-estate billionaire fulfills his promise to reform Washington.

Less than a week after Trump’s victory, the nationally syndicated talk-radio host is keeping his word, criticizing the appointment of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff.

“We’ve gone from RINOs to Rinso in one election,” Savage told WND, dubbing Priebus with the name of the iconic laundry soap. Continue reading “Savage warns Trump on Priebus: Looks like ‘Jeb Bush won’”

Giuliani the Favorite As Trump Weighs Secretary of State

Steve Peoples, Jill Colvin & Ken Thomas AP Sequestered in his Manhattan high-rise, President-elect Donald Trump is preparing to fill key foreign policy posts. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the favorite to serve as secretary of state, a senior Trump official said. Although Giuliani has little foreign policy experience, the official said there was no real competition for the job as … Continue reading Giuliani the Favorite As Trump Weighs Secretary of State

Ex-Attorney General Eric Holder wants to abolish the Electoral College

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Eric Holder says America should abolish the Electoral College on “Real Time with Bill Maher.” (REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER)

Tim Perone
The New York Daily News

Former Attorney General Eric Holder said he’s making a push to end the Electoral College.

The nation’s former top law enforcement official made the announcement Friday on “Real Time With Bill Maher.”

Maher began his interview noting that Hillary Clinton’s Election Day loss to Donald Trump — despite her winning the popular vote — is the second time in 16 years Democrats have been shut out of the White House despite gaining more votes. Continue reading “Ex-Attorney General Eric Holder wants to abolish the Electoral College”