Apple’s transparency report on governmental data requests assures the company mostly helps investigating criminal offences, such as thefts of Apple products. The company complains of a ‘gag order’ banning disclosure of number and core of such requests.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for help in developing “a roadmap for the FBI's future video analytics architecture” as the agency prepares to make their high-tech surveillance abilities all the more powerful.
Brazil's government has confirmed it spied on a number of targets, including representatives from Russia, Iran and the US. The confession came after recent reports on unsophisticated surveillance methods used by Brazil’s intelligence agency a decade ago.
The National Security Agency is fed internal information from Google and Yahoo’s private networks by British counterpart GCHQ, which intercepts communications traveling between company data centers based in Britain.
Around 20 square miles within Washington, DC — or one-third of the nation’s capital — is monitored by acoustic sensors that help police officers identify crime scenes where gunshots may have been fired only seconds earlier.
An independent report has charged that medical personnel, working under the direction of the Department of Defense and CIA in military defense facilities, violated medical ethics by participating in the torture of detainees.
A few minutes of surfing the Internet quickly reveals a disturbing trend: Americans are becoming increasingly fearful of the one institution that they have held with some degree of contempt since the nation’s founding, and that is their very government.