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At Senate Hearing, Comey Hints At Expanded NSL Powers And Encryption Backdoors

James Comey testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today where he faced an oddly-unified bipartisan group of senators irritated with the FBI (but for different reasons). Most senators took a large amount of the their time during the first round of questions to not actually ask questions, but to express their displeasure with […]

At Senate Hearing, Comey Hints At Expanded NSL Powers & Encryption Backdoors

James Comey testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today where he faced an oddly-unified bipartisan group of senators irritated with the FBI (but for different reasons). Most senators took a large amount of the their time during the first round of questions to not actually ask questions, but to express their displeasure with […]

The EyeOpener- Police State Gadgets & the Technology of Enslavement

Taser: Popular Technology of Pain Compliance in Law Enforcement The popular conception of the police state, derived mainly from works of science fiction, revolves heavily around the deployment of exotic technologies for keeping the populace firmly under the thumb of an authoritarian government. Perhaps it is the frequency with which these devices are presented to […]

China Has Pakistan Over A Barrel on ‘One Belt, One Road’

The US$56 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – a part of China’s “One Belt, One Road” vision – has yet to translate into the game-changer envisioned by its sponsors. Worse than that, the unparalleled tax breaks and mounting security costs involved have already saddled Islamabad’s exchequer with a hole in its finances of more than […]

China Has Pakistan Over A Barrel On ‘One Belt, One Road’

The US$56 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – a part of China’s “One Belt, One Road” vision – has yet to translate into the game-changer envisioned by its sponsors. Worse than that, the unparalleled tax breaks and mounting security costs involved have already saddled Islamabad’s exchequer with a hole in its finances of more than […]

Police Are Blackmailing Motorists into Installing Cellphone Monitoring Devices

Since 2016, New York motorists are being forced asked to let the police spy on their cellphones for a minimum of 90 days. In Nassau County, motorists are asked, wink, wink to pay hundreds of dollars to enter the ‘Distracted Driver Education Program’ (DDEP). The Feds, claim to offer motorists a choice, either dispute the […]

Between Turkey and US: Will the Syrian Kurds Put the Two at Loggerheads? – Editorial

Last week, Turkish President Erdogan went to Washington hoping he could end US support for the Syrian Kurds. However the Turkish leader left his meeting with Trump empty-handed. Russian media took a look at why the support of the Kurds is more important to the US than a request from its NATO ally and how […]

Did Erdogan Leave Trump Meeting Empty-Handed? – Editorial

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Washington hoping he could end US support for the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), which are affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a group recognized by both Turkey and the United States as a terrorist organization. However, neither Erdogan nor US President Donald Trump could change the […]

Putin Issues New Cyber Strategy to Regulate Russian Internet; Online Media and Anonymity Targeted

Russian President Vladimir Putin has directed his government to devise a plan prioritizing “traditional Russian spiritual and moral values” in cyberspace as the Kremlin considers tightening its grip further on its eroded internet freedoms. The 29-page executive order signed by Mr. Putin and released by the Kremlin Thursday, “Development Strategies for Russian Information Society from […]

Putin Issues New Cyber Strategy To Regulate Russian Internet; Online Media and Anonymity Targeted

Russian President Vladimir Putin has directed his government to devise a plan prioritizing “traditional Russian spiritual and moral values” in cyberspace as the Kremlin considers tightening its grip further on its eroded internet freedoms. The 29-page executive order signed by Mr. Putin and released by the Kremlin Thursday, “Development Strategies for Russian Information Society from […]

Britain’s Minority Report Style ‘Pre-Crime’ Programme Unexpectedly Unearthed

Peter Hitchens recently mentioned in his blog that technology will eventually enslave us all. He referred to the recent film “Ghost in the Shell’ thus: “I was intrigued to see that the future world in which this film is set is – once again – in a place of gloom and decay, much like now […]

Britain’s Minority Report Style “Pre-Crime” Programme Unexpectedly Unearthed

Peter Hitchens recently mentioned in his blog that technology will eventually enslave us all. He referred to the recent film “Ghost in the Shell’ thus: “I was intrigued to see that the future world in which this film is set is – once again – in a place of gloom and decay, much like now […]

Newsbud Exclusive- KGB Swallows: Russian Intelligence & The “Honey Trap”

*Support Newsbud on Kickstarter On April 24, 2017, the Russian media reported that the Soviet actress Larisa Kronberg passed away in Moscow at the age of 88. She was the last living protagonist of one of the most successful Soviet counterintelligence operations during the Cold War: the secret recruitment of the French ambassador to the […]

Hemp Decriminalized in Washington, But Opposition Remains Strong

A bill recently signed by Washington Gov. Gov. Jay Inslee removed industrial hemp from the states controlled substance list, authorizing hemp production despite federal prohibition. But at least one state agency refuses to go down without a fight and essentially wants to help attorney general Jeff Sessions wage his war on cannabis. House Bill 2064 […]

Hemp Decriminalized In Washington, But Opposition Remains Strong

A bill recently signed by Washington Gov. Gov. Jay Inslee removed industrial hemp from the states controlled substance list, authorizing hemp production despite federal prohibition. But at least one state agency refuses to go down without a fight and essentially wants to help attorney general Jeff Sessions wage his war on cannabis. House Bill 2064 […]

 

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