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A Little Lens – A Lot of Security

French researchers have found a way to make a thermal infrared camera with a lens made of silicon. The new Fresnel lens is approximately 1 mm thick and less than 4 mm in diameter. 90 more words

Axis Communications introduces modular miniature camera series

Now available through Norbain is Axis F Series: a highly flexible, modular network camera series from Axis Communications encompassing HDTV 1080p cameras with wide dynamic range (WDR). 224 more words

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Identity Intelligence: NSA Collecting Millions of Faces from Web Images

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05/31/2014

James Risen/Laura Poitras/NYTimes:

The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents. 430 more words

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SOMALGET: NSA Program Covertly Recording Every Cell Phone Conversation To/From/Within the Bahamas and Afghanistan

05/19/2014

Ryan Deveraux/Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/TheIntercept:

The National Security Agency is secretly intercepting, recording, and archiving the audio of virtually every cell phone conversation on the island nation of the Bahamas. 1,111 more words

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The Laboratory or The Library?

Using social media has always involved a vague recognition that the platform (and the company behind it) will be using the user right back. Usually this understanding has involved a notion of the way that user information is packaged and sold off to advertisers, but of late it seems that social media users are being put to a different sort of use. 1,922 more words

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Snowden PGP Instruction Video to Greenwald

When Edward Snowden first contacted journalist Glenn Greenwald in early 2013 about leaking thousands of classified documents, he wanted to use powerful encryption to ensure that intelligence agencies like his former employer, the National Security Agency, couldn’t intercept the conversation and leaks. 64 more words

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Surveillance Clown, #Brighton #Graffiti


Looking saddened by the camera suspended beneath him, this clown patrols a side street in The Lanes, Brighton

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