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Facebook Is Violating Your Privacy via Facial Recognition Technology

On April 6, a coalition of consumer privacy organizations led by the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, accusing Facebook of violating individual’s privacy via the company’s facial recognition practices. The complaint focuses on changes to Facebook’s policy which went into effect in early 2018, namely the ability to scan user […]

Hackers Remotely Kill Jeep’s Engine On The Highway While It Drives

A pair of veteran cyber security researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car’s engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate about the safety of increasingly connected cars and trucks. Former National Security Agency hacker Charlie Miller, now at Twitter, and IOActive researcher Chris Valasek used […]

Think Facebook Is Bad? Google Has TEN Times More Data On You, Including Your...

The recent scandal involving Facebook’s data harvesting operations being exploited by a third-party vulture highlighted what many already knew: “surveillance capitalism” has gotten way out of hand. Most of us already knew that WE are the product sold by Facebook, but few could have imagined the extent to which technological privacy violations have fueled parasitic […]

Four Ways To Get Internet Access Off-Grid Even Without Electricity

The Internet is an integral part of modern life. We use it for countless things – emailing Mom, buying a new pair of boots, reading the latest news. And it’s probably hard to imagine life without it. But what if you move into the “middle of nowhere”? Or what if an emergency or disaster situation […]

Steve Jobs’ Chilling Warning For Zuckerberg Goes Viral After Facebook Scandal

Steve Jobs warning Facebook about the handling of private data in 2010 has resurfaced following a recent scandal. Some people are taking part in a #DeleteFacebook challenge, which is seeing some individuals and companies deleting their Facebook pages following the social media platform’s data breach scandal. Many people have lost trust in the social media giant […]

U.S. Visa Applicants May Soon Have To Submit Five Years of Social Media Information

If you’re hoping to apply for a U.S. visa in the future, you may have to prepare yourself to hand over a lot of your very personal information — including your Twitter handle. The Trump administration announced  that it plans to require all U.S. visa applicants to hand over up to five years worth of their social media information. […]

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless technology and then driven on roads with special electromagnetic field generating equipment buried underneath. Trials will run for 18 months before a decision is made […]

The NSA Actually Has A Program Called SKYNET — and It’s Terrifying

A recent examination of National Security Agency documents previously released by whistleblower Edward Snowden shows that the CIA and other U.S. agencies may be killing innocent people as a result of their reliance on metadata. The NSA’s SKYNET is a program that surveils phone metadata in order to track suspected terrorists. Through SKYNET, the security agency engages […]

All Facebook Users Could Cash In As Much ‘$17,500 Each After Data Breach’

If your data was harvested through Facebook you could get £12,500 compensation, according to an expert. The social network has come under fire after it was revealed Cambridge Analytica kept users’ data. This could cost Facebook £625 billion, which is double the £317b it is worth, law professor Maureen Mapp argued. ‘There are about 50 […]

Cops Are Now Using Dead People’s Fingers To Unlock iPhones

According to Forbes, which spoke with sources close to local and federal investigations, it’s becoming standard operating procedure for cops to use dead people’s fingerprints to unlock their Apple iPhones. FBI forensic specialist Bob Moledor detailed for Forbes the first known instance of law enforcement making such an attempt, during an investigation into the motives of an attacker killed by Ohio police […]

Facebook Data Downloads Highlight What The Social Network Knows About You

People are being encouraged to download their Facebook data following concerns about the information the social media giant collects on its users. It seems to include phone calls, text messages and other non-Facebook activity. New Zealand software developer Dylan McKay highlighted the issue after he downloaded his data from Facebook and found that the company […]

Apple’s Tim Cook Slams Zuckerberg Over Facebook’s Privacy Profiteering

Social media network Facebook, which has recently come under fire over its handling of user data, has now been harshly criticized by Apple CEO Tim Cook. According to Cook, detailed profiles of individuals compiled by internet platforms should not exist. In an interview with tech news website Recode and MSNBC, he said that he would […]

Secret Code Hidden In Bitcoin Puzzle Solved After Three Years

A secret code hidden in a painting which accessed a virtual wallet containing $50,000 worth of Bitcoin has been solved after almost three years. On Thursday morning (February 1), the Bitcoin wallet known as 1FLAMEN6 and belonging to @coin_artist, was drained of its five bitcoins, worth nearly $50,000 at the time the puzzle was solved. […]

Terrifying Creepy Voicemail In Military Code Warning Of Impending Doomsday Sends Internet Into Meltdown

A TERRIFYING voicemail in military code sent to random Twitter users’ phones has sent the internet into meltdown as users speculate over its links to MH370, alien life and an impending Doomsday date. It appears to have started with Ty, an ordinary Twitter user with no apparent prior interest in any of those topics or […]

Edward Snowden: Facebook Is A Surveillance Company Rebranded As “Social Media”

NSA whistleblower and former CIA employee Edward Snowden slammed Facebook in a Saturday tweet following the suspension of Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) and its political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica, over what Facebook says was imporoper use of collected data. In a nutshell, in 2015 Cambridge Analytica bought data from a University of Cambridge psychology […]

Facebook’s ‘Secret’ File On You Is Bigger Than You Think — Here’s How To...

Facebook’s user data gathering prowess has been common knowledge for some time now, but one journalist’s impromptu experiment suggests it is even more ubiquitous and pervasive than previously believed. Nick Whigham, a reporter for the New Zealand Herald, decided to test out a feature on Facebook that allows users to download a ‘secret’ file showing how much […]

China Is Building A Fleet of Giant “Drones For The Sea”

China is in the process of building a fleet of giant drones for the sea, Forbes reports. According to Forbes, China is working on creating remote-controlled “ghosts ships” that would send containers around the world and even work for the Chinese navy. Right now, China ranks as the third-largest marine shipping company in the world, and some predictions expect it […]

Google Officially Partners With Pentagon To Create Terminator Style AI Drones To Spy On...

Ubiquitous IT giant Google has silently inked a partnership with the Department of Defense to militarize artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, reinvigorating fears of a Terminator-style apocalyptic scenario. Google has been secretly working with the Pentagon in order to help its 1,100-strong fleet of drones to detect images, faces, and behavioral patterns, and plans […]

Don’t Look Away! A 24 Year Old Is Killed By His Smartphone

His name is Jonas and he is 24 years old. He likes listening to music, and chatting with his friends on his smartphone. Jonas is about to go through an experience that will profoundly change his life. This shocking video succinctly and dramatically shows one of the biggest contemporary problems. Everyone who owns a cell […]

Hacker Reveals How Easy It Is To Steal Credit Card Numbers In Seconds While...

Your NFC capable Android smartphone could be the newest weapon hackers use to steal money from the credit cards in your pocket, researchers find.  In a presentation at Hack In The Box Security Conference in Amsterdam, security researchers Ricardo J. Rodriguez and Jose Vila presented a demo of a real world attack, to which all […]

So, Best Buy’s Geek Squad Are Basically Snitches For The FBI

Throughout the past ten years, the FBI has at varying points in time maintained a particularly close relationship with Best Buy officials and used the company’s Geek Squad employees as informants. But the FBI refuses to confirm or deny key information about how the agency may potentially circumvent computer owners’ Fourth Amendment rights. The Electronic […]

Here’s What Your Fingerprints Reveal About Your Personality

There are many different ways in which an individual’s personality has been linked to certain physical parts of the human body. The one attribute that stands out above the rest seems to be our hands. They often hold the most information about our lives and are thought to reveal subtle clues in regards to many […]

Man In Prison For Over 40 Years Reacts To Modern Day Society

This is Otis Johnson. He went to jail in 1975 at the age of 25 for the assault and attempted murder of a police officer. It’s impossible to determine what the true circumstances were that lead to his arrest and eventual imprisonment, but one thing is for certain — police brutality in 1975 was, by all accounts, much […]

This Is What Will Happen to Your Pinky If You Are Holding Your Smartphone...

If you are spending lots of time on your cell phone, then this is something you should read! We’ve heard that looking down at a smartphone puts pressure on the spine and may damage your eyes. We’ve also heard that soreness and cramping in the wrists, forearms and fingers can be result from the overuse […]

Why We’re Calling For The Regulation of Google, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter To Halt...

 Today, I’m calling for the government regulation of Google, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to halt these tech giants’ nefarious, malicious censorship, “shadow banning” and blacklisting of independent media content. The focus of this regulation is not to order tech giants what content they must allow, but rather to enforce a level content playing field so that a […]

Google Head Eric Schmidt Named The Mastermind Behind The “Fake News” Censorship Agenda

 Earlier this year, investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson participated in a TEDx Talk at the University of Nevada, during which she revealed that the origins of the “fake news” narrative that was pushed by the Democrats during the 2016 presidential election can be traced back to a non-profit organization called “First Draft.” According to Attkisson, First Draft seems to […]

US Patent 6506148 B2 Confirms Human Nervous System Manipulation Through Your Computer & TV

It’s hard to find any information at all on a one “Hendricus G. Loos,” despite the fact that he’s filed multiple patent applications, with success, for apparatuses that deal with the manipulation of the human nervous system via a computer screen or a television monitor. In the abstract, he explains the following, “Physiological effects have been […]

Soros Accuses Facebook and Google of Manipulation and Deceit

Billionaire investor George Soros says social media companies, particularly Facebook and Google, are becoming “obstacles to innovation” as they have become too powerful and should be broken up. While often playing an “innovative and liberating role,” the companies are deceiving users “by manipulating their attention” and “deliberately engineering addiction” to their services, Soros wrote on opinion website Project Syndicate. According to him, the […]

Samsung Warns Customers To Think Twice About What They Say Near Smart TVs

In a troubling new development in the domestic consumer surveillance debate, an investigation into Samsung Smart TVs has revealed that user voice commands are recorded, stored, and transmitted to a third party. The company even warns customers not to discuss personal or sensitive information within earshot of the device. This is in stark contrast to […]

7 Year Old Children Mining Cobalt For Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung Products

In recent years, activists and independent media have brought attention to “conflict minerals,” key components in technology that are often sourced from war-torn countries. And a recent report from a major human rights group sounds the alarm on a largely overlooked metal that’s being mined by thousands of children and underpaid adults in Africa. Amnesty […]

UK’s First Sex Doll Brothel Forced To Shut Down & Now It’s Giving Away...

Britain’s first sex doll brothel has been forced out of its building after complaints from neighbors. Lovedoll UK says with nowhere to store the used silicone prostitutes, it is now giving them away for free. The company was selling the custom-made dolls out of an industrial estate in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. Clients would pay […]

Nikola Motors Receives $2.3 Billion In Pre-Order Sales For New Electric Truck

To be unveiled on December 1st, this revolutionary truck has already received over $2.3 billion in pre-order sales. Earlier this year, Nikola Motors (which was named after physicist Nikola Tesla) unveiled its new electric truck. The ‘Nikola One’ is equipped with a 320 kWh battery pack that enables it to travel up to 1,200 miles […]

Chinese Passenger Drone Unveiled

A 4ft (122cm)-tall drone capable of carrying a human passenger was unveiled at the Las Vegas CES tradeshow Wednesday. The Chinese EHang 184 is capable of carrying a passenger for 23 minutes at a speed of up to 60 mph (96 kph). EHang claims the drone is “the safest, eco-est and smartest low altitude autonomous […]

US To Test Facial Recognition Scanners On People In Moving Vehicles

 On Thursday the U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced plans for a new pilot program that will test out biometric facial recognition technology as part of an effort to identify fugitives or terror suspects. The  Austin-American Statesman reported on the announcement: “Thanks to quantum leaps in facial recognition technology, especially over the past year, the future is […]

Everything Is Fake: Top 40 Pieces of Fakery In Our World

Everything is fake in our society today – or at least a great many things are. Our world is filled with an extraordinary amount of lies, deception, disinformation, misinformation, fakery, fraud, facades, mirages, propaganda and brainwashing. The good thing though is that once you awaken to the deception, you can use it as a tool […]

This Coffee Shop Has No Employees Because It Runs Entirely On The Honor System

If you’re in Valley City, North Dakota, looking for coffee or Wi-Fi and you happen upon The Vault, you will immediately notice something unusual: There are no employees at the shop. That is because The Vault is a self-serve cafe, run entirely on the honor system, KVRR reported. Patrons prepare their own coffee or tea, grab a […]

India & Japan Combine Defense Forces In AI, Robotics To Curb Chinese Ambitions

India and Japan have vowed to strengthen their strategic ties by increasing cooperation in the defense, robotics and AI sectors in coming years in response to Chinese regional ambitions and North Korea’s nuclear plans. “You should expect to see increased bilateral cooperation between us to develop unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) and robotics,”Japanese State Minister for […]

Researchers Accidentally Invent Glass That Repairs Itself When Broken

Sounds like magic? Chemists in Japan have just invented a new type of glass that can heal itself when cracked or broken. All it takes is a little squeeze – the glass is able to repair the damage if the broken surfaces are pressed together. In a laboratory demonstration, University of Tokyo researcher Yu Yanagisawa […]

Germany Produces So Much Free Electricity, It Pays People To Use It

Who wouldn’t love a little free electricity? Lucky citizens in Germany received a lovely Christmas gift when energy prices dipped so low that they reached negative numbers. “Free energy” thanks to renewable resources On December 24th and 25th 2017, a bout of windy weather caused electricity prices in Germany to drop to the negatives. Simply […]

Sony Has Patented A Blink Powered Contact Lens That Records What You See

Unlike other forms of contacts and glasses that created an augmented reality or hook you up to the internet, Sony’s new patent is on a simple set of contacts that can record video. The recording is turned on and off with the user’s blink and sensors can detect if it was an intentional or unintentional one.  The […]

Fighting Fake News: A Back Door Trick To Enact Internet Censorship

Don’t be fooled by all the talk of “fighting fake news.” It’s really all about one thing: Censorship. Fighting fake news is the new pretext given by the ruling cabal in many nations to enact censorship via the back door. Amid the rallying cries of “We must fight fake news!” both France (under would-be dictator Macron) and now Brazil are attempting to […]

Anonymous Bitcoin Millionaire Funding MDMA Therapy For PTSD—Making Ecstasy Mainstream

Over the past year, the world watched as bitcoin shot up in value turning those who had the foresight to invest in it into millionaires. Now, we are seeing the true power of this new creation of wealth as it manifests into charity. One charity, in particular, is paradigm shifting as it doesn’t seek to […]

Mass Mind Control Confirmed: Twitter Engineers “Ban a Way of Talking” via “Shadow Banning”

An undercover investigation has purportedly caught a senior engineer at Twitter saying the social media giant is “more than happy” to hand over the private communications of President Trump to the Department of Justice. Conservative political activist James O’Keefe, who has a knack for stirring the media pot, has struck again. On January 3, an […]

New App Allows You To Bail People Out of Jail Using Only Spare Change

 The United States is known for having one of the highest incarceration rates in the world, fueled by the Drug War, a bought-off justice system, and the ever-flourishing prison-industrial complex. With special interests from police unions to prison guard unions fueling mass incarceration (to say nothing of the private prison lobby), it is not difficult to understand why the supposedly freest […]

Bombshell Undercover Video: Twitter Engineers Admit Censoring Conservatives

Uses keywords like “America” and “Trump” to silence opposing views In what represents a chokeslam of an exposé, Project Veritas has released undercover video of Twitter engineers admitting that they deliberately censor conservative opinions and are implementing a way of relegating “shitty people” so their content is shadow banned. In the video, current and former […]

India Permits Free Energy Technology Despite Threats From UK, US, Saudi Arabia

INDIA WON’T SUPPRESS TEWARI’S FREE ENERGY GENERATOR India considers its own free energy program a matter of national pride, and is very much willing to risk antagonizing Petrodollar countries with its support on Reactionless AC Synchronous Generator (RLG) invented by its own Paramahamsa Tewari, an electrical engineer and former Executive Director of Nuclear Power Corporation […]

This Plane Can Detach Its Cabin In Case of Emergency

What if we could survive a plane crash? Ukrainian aviation engineer Vladimir Tatarenko has been working 3 years to find a way. And he did. He invented a detachable plane cabin which can be ejected within the seconds in case of emergency. The cabin can land both on ground and water. It has parachutes attached […]

Uruguay Now Generates Almost 100 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewable Sources

At the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in Paris this past November and December, Uruguay made quite an environmentally and economically friendly statement. The South American nation announced that it receives 94.5 percent of its electricity from renewable sources including wind and solar. Furthermore, they’ve managed to make ends meet without utilizing government subsidies, […]

Biometric Tattoos Raise The Bar In Wearable Technology

Inking data collectors on your skin could become the next step in wearable technology, allowing them to obtain health and other biometric data from the body without a pause. Researchers from Chaotic Moon Studios have devised a cutting-edge tattoo kit, which allows for the monitoring of one’s own body activity without being intrusive. Chaotic Moon’s […]

Why Facebook Really Wants You To Use Its New Reaction Buttons

As usual, Facebook’s newest so-called ‘enhancement’ — the emoji reaction buttons meant to be alternatives to the much-maligned ‘like’ option — come with a rather important catch: social engineering. “Facebook confirmed to Mic that it will use data gathered when you use the new emojis to alter your News Feed and learn more about what […]

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