SURVEILLANCE

Big Brother UK: Police now hold DNA 'fingerprints' of 4.5m Britons

Critics raised particular concerns over the huge rise in the number of children on the database. It now includes 150,000 under-16s..
The DNA records, which are taken regardless of whether a youngster has committed a crime or not, are held on file until the day they die.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-491714/Big-Brother-UK-Police-hol...

Neuroimaging Of Brain Shows Who Spoke To A Person And What Was Said

Scientists from Maastricht University have developed a method to look into the brain of a person and read out who has spoken to him or her and what was said. With the help of neuroimaging and data mining techniques the researchers mapped the brain activity associated with the recognition of speech sounds and voices.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/11/081110071240.htm

Government black boxes will ‘collect every email’ (UK)

Internet “black boxes” will be used to collect every email and web visit in the UK under the Government’s plans for a giant “big brother” database, The Independent has learnt.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/government-black-boxes-wi...

Israel waging cyberwar against USA

FBI report states, “Israel has an active program to gather proprietary information within the United States. These collection activities are primarily directed at obtaining information on military systems and advanced computing applications that can be used in Israel’s sizable armaments industry.” A key Israeli method is computer intrusion.
READ MORE: http://www.counterpunch.org/ketcham09272008.html

How the Government Spies on and Prosecutes Peace Activists

There has been a recent national news story revolving around the Maryland State Police (MSP) spy scandal, with the MSP illegally spying on peace, death penalty, and environmental groups. A few of the defendants in this trial have also been involved in this incident, being illegally spied on by the MSP. Because of this, we were suspicious about how the Capitol Police were expecting us in the gallery on March 12.

(helps if I provide the link!)
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=FIR20081...

NZ Police want prepaid mobiles registered

Police are calling for prepaid cellphone customers to be registered on a national database to stop criminals using the phones.

Criminals are known to use the phones, which can be purchased without identification, because they believe they cannot be traced and can be disposed of easily.

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/29250/registration-sought-prepaid-mob...

Spy Pigeons Circle the World

Back in the 1960's, the CIA experimented with "Acoustic Kitty," a cat wired up to record conversations. Last year, Chinese scientists reported having implanted electrodes in a pigeon’s brain "so they can command it to fly right or left or up or down." Darpa has performed similar experiments with sharks...

http://www.wariscrime.com/2008/10/26/news/spy-pigeons-circle-the-world/

Confessions of a Conspiracy Theorist

If the details of Operation Mockingbird became widely known, no one would read or watch any news from the mainstream media anymore, and their effort to control public opinion would fail.

http://www.wariscrime.com/2008/10/24/news/confessions-of-a-conspiracy-th...

Pentagon Wants Packs Of Robots To Detect “Non-cooperative Humans”

The Pentagon has put out a request to contractors to develop teams of robots that can search for, detect and track “non-cooperative” humans in “pursuit/evasion scenarios”.
http://www.prisonplanet.com/pentagon-wants-packs-of-robots-to-detect-non...

Every PC in the World Spies for China

And now the Manchurian microchip

Robert Eringer

October 18, 2008 7:13 AM

The geniuses at Homeland Security who brought you hare-brained procedures at airports (which inconvenience travelers without snagging terrorists) have decreed that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This means The Investigator -- at the risk of compromising national insecurities -- would be remiss not to make you aware of the hottest topic in U.S. counterintelligence circles: rogue microchips. This threat emanates from China (PRC) -- and it is hugely significant.

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