Harry Reid A measure to extend surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act is expected to pass despite many concerns from Democrats and “tea party” Republicans about privacy issues. Reporting from Washington— Congress is expected to vote next week to extend expiring provisions of the Patriot Act, which would allow the controversial anti-terrorism law to continue [...]
noodling4 DALLAS—A bill that would allow Texans to catch catfish with their bare hands is headed to Gov. Rick Perry’s desk for signature after the state Senate approved it on Thursday. The practice, known as noodling, is illegal in the Lone Star state and is subject to fines of up to $500. It is allowed [...]
Screen shot 2011-05-13 at 6.00.07 PM (Fox 25/MyFoxBoston.com) – School officials in Texas are hoping surveillance cameras in the cafeteria will help them fight childhood obesity. High tech cameras have been installed in lunch rooms in San Antonio to capture what kids are eating, and what food is being left behind. Digital imaging analysis of [...]
fbi_cell_phone_tap NEW YORK, (CBSNewYork/AP) – A new national alert system is set to begin in New York City that will alert the public to emergencies via cell phones. The announcement of the new emergency alert system came Monday in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death and an uptick in security and safety concerns around New York City. [...]
DHS logo DHS issued warnings on Sunday evening. The federal government is advising private property owners to raise their own alert level following the death of Osama bin Laden. The Department of Homeland Security advised management companies and businesses that a terrorist threat could come in the form of an individual acting as a “lone [...]
BOSTON (CBS) – A thermal imaging project in the city of Boston has been put on hold because of privacy concerns.
In a stark admission, two-star General, John Priddy, from the U.S. National Air Security Operations Center, confirmed in the video below that the continued expansion of predator drone surveillance is a stated goal for the coming years.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. government’s new system to replace the five color-coded terror alerts will have two levels of warnings — elevated and imminent — that will be relayed to the public only under certain circumstances for limited periods of time, sometimes using Facebook and Twitter, according to a draft Homeland Security Department plan obtained by The Associated Press.
Boy, them Googlers Act Fast.
Climate ’skeptic’ website ICECAP posted this item noting Google’s latest gambit in global warming activism, which includes bringing on board as an advisor an academic whose name and address pop up with some frequency in the ClimateGate emails.
Fans attending this year’s March Madness games will be greeted by a video of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and NCAA President Mark Emmert encouraging them to “say something” if they see suspicious activities.