Millions of Children to Be Fingerprinted in U.K.

British children, possibly as young as six, will be subjected to compulsory fingerprinting under EU rules being drawn up in secret. The prospect has alarmed civil liberties groups who fear it represents a ‘sea change’ in the state’s relationship with children resulting in a whole range of consequent privacy and personal security concerns.

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Man Arrested For Taking Cellphone Photo Of Police Activity

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia family said they are outraged over the arrest of one of their family members. The family of Neftaly Cruz said police had no right to come onto their property and arrest their 21-year-old son simply because he was using his cell phone’s camera. They told their story to Harry Hairston and the NBC 10 Investigators.

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License Plate Tracking For All

Law enforcement technology that rapidly reads and logs license plates on the road is about to filter down to commercial and consumer applications — so we can all track each other in real time.

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“America: From Freedom to Fascism” review

The long-anticipated release of Aaron Russo’s film starts in major cities July 28. CBS reviewer, Todd Schwartz called it “The scariest damn film you will see this year. It will leave you staggering out of the theater, slack-jawed and trembling……….” View trailers: http://www.freedomtofascism.com/
It’s a perfect election year film.

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Rep. Bono (R – Cali) Says $165,200 Yearly Salary Not Enough

Sonny Bono’s wife, a Republican Congressional Representative since her husband’s skiing related death, is claiming that her $165,200 yearly salary is not enough to pay for her son to attend college at USC.

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Secure messenger to guard against totalitarian governments

Hacktivismo, a division of Cult of the Dead Cow, unveiled their latest application, ScatterChat, this week at the sixth HOPE conference. ScatterChat is a secure instant messenging program which supports all major chat networks, second generation onion routing for anonymization, as well as end-to-end encryption for both chat and file transfers.

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Why You Shouldn’t Run BitTorrent Over Tor

A quick story about the harm of using Tor to download torrents and what exit node operators and BitTorrent users can do to save the Tor anonymity network.

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