Day: November 2, 2017

DHS Wants Tech to Scan Your Face as You Drive to Mexico

Mohana Ravindranath Defense One (Archive) The department is opting for a faster procurement option for the technology. The Homeland Security Department wants technology that can passively scan the faces of foreign nationals crossing the U.S.border by car, ensuring that the individuals who enter the country are the same ones who leave it. DHS’ […]

The DHS is buying a new database to store biometrics for 500 million people

Cory Doctorow Boing Boing (Archive) The DHS’s old “IDENT” database is full, with 240,000,000 records in a system designed to hold 200,000,000; so they’re paying arms-dealers and erstwhile comic-book superheroes Northrop Grumman $93,000,000 to develop a new system called Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART), which will grow to encompass biometrics for 500,000,000 people, […]

3 Ways The NYC Terrorist Attack Proves The ‘War on Terror’ is a Failure and Simply Propaganda

The NYC Terrorist Attack serves as a reminder that the War on Terror has taken away Americans’ freedoms, and failed to keep them “safe.” Rachel Blevins The Free Thought Project (Archive) A truck attack in New York City that killed eight people on Tuesday is now being hailed the “Deadliest […]

78 Percent Of U.S. Workers Are Living ‘Paycheck To Paycheck’ And 71 Percent Of Them Are In Debt

Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse (Archive) Are you living paycheck to paycheck?  Is so, you are just like most other hard working Americans.  As you will see below, 78 percent of full-time workers in the United States say that they are living paycheck to paycheck.  That is the highest figure ever recorded, […]