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FBI being sued over powerful Stingray cellphone tracking system

28.03.2013 02:49

As cell phone users face an inundation of new evidence of the use of their phone data without their knowledge, this week’s hearing regarding the FBI tracking technology known as “Stingray” is one especially worth following.

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Richard C. Elder 25.09.2013 22:06

I remember my sponsored tour of Communist East Germany just after the Berlin Wall came down... Our tour guide pointed to cameras and human observers on the street corners...whos job it was, was to keep a close eye on us.... the tour guide said "this is what it is like to live in a Communist country...."
Now...we have the very same level of surveillance, in ways nobody could have ever conceived back then...

Who are the bad guys now ????

Anonymous user 08.05.2013 08:26

stingrays eat mollusks, clams, shrimps, snails and other species of fish, so shapeshift you apes?

 

Bob Roberts 05.04.2013 18:35

[quote name='Anonymous user' time='29.03.2013 15:56']The only way to never be convicted of a crime is simply not to do it.Every act has its consequences.[/quote ]

Now this is the most ignorant comment I've seen in a long time.
How often do we read nowadays about someone released from prison after XX years because DNA or some other incontrovertible proof has proved their innocence after being tried, convicted, and sentenced for a crime they did not commit?

The person who posted that is a blithering idiot.

Anonymous user 29.03.2013 15:56

The only way to never be convicted of a crime is simply not to do it.Every act has its consequences.

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 21:29

Using a SilentPocket™ allows you to take control of your own privacy when it comes to GPS tracking

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 17:26

As predicted the day has arrived when you can't even take a dump in peace!

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 16:37

I can't wait until they come to install the cameras in my bathroom!

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 16:36

Current US domestic aerial drones can already receive data from Stingray in case you were wondering.

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 16:33

Privacy is yet another liberty sacrificed for the "greater good".

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 16:15

"cellphone use does not come with a reasonable expectation of privacy." Warning label required.

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 13:30

in hacking this is called a man in the middle attack. I love how it's legal when govs do it.

 

Codename Taco 28.03.2013 12:33

All this surveillence to protect us from what? Bogeymen in the shadows who hate us for our freedoms? I despise plenty of people, but have no interest in getting off my couch to attack them. People engage in conflict when there's something to gain, no one has ever articulated what the gain of "terrorism" ; is supposed to be. Terrorism gains no resources, gains no lebensraum, and neutralizes no threat. This is one big charade to move money around and control the worker bees.

 

Jim Donahue 28.03.2013 09:43

Unless you have encryption on any type of phone call there is a possibility that it can be recorded but illegally unless there is a warrant based on probable cause.

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 08:52

1 for 1 = 98% free
2 for 1 = 97% free

Its coming an "only in America" solution to the Koch Brothers

 

Jack Edwards 28.03.2013 08:51

"Cellphone use does not come with reasonable expectation of privacy." False. Millions of very-personal conversations take place on cellphones every day. Hardly anyone is okay with someone snooping into their SMS-text history when they are not looking.

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 05:43

seven why is chicken a numerable waistcoat with freelander rear dustman and four shirt empire baggys

Anonymous user 28.03.2013 04:08

How can the 99% beat the 1% and their corrupt cops?

Trade .

1 for 1 = 98% free
2 for 1 = 97% free

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