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Wilson launched the project in response to de Leon’s bill, to “the rhetoric developed out of California of detectability as the norm, of the observability of everything to the modern state.
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A new Government Accountability Institute GAI report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014.
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The indictment alleges that StealthGenie’s capabilities included the following: it recorded all incoming/outgoing voice calls; it intercepted calls on the phone to be monitored while they take place; it allowed the purchaser to call the phone and activate it at any time to monitor all surrounding conversations within a 15-foot radius; and it allowed the purchaser to monitor the user’s incoming and outgoing e-mail messages and SMS messages, incoming voice-mail messages, address book, calendar, photographs, and videos.
Despite the itty-bitty little ol’ fact that the Israelis have used it, with 100% success, in a hostile, 24/7/365 active environment…
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Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.
AB1327 by Republican Assemblyman Jeff Gorrell of Camarillo would have required government agencies to get warrants before conducting surveillance with drones and would have required that they publicly announce their intent to buy and use them.It was passed by the Legislature in the last days of its session last month.Brown said in a statement that the bill appears to be too narrow and could go beyond what the state and federal constitutions would prohibit.