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Spies In The Sky: Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities

Every step you take, every move you make, they’ll be watching you…except on weekends and federal holidays. The maps are interactive so you can see if you’re being watched, too! (I am, probably).

America is being watched from above. Government surveillance planes routinely circle over most major cities — but usually take the weekends off.

Source: Spies In The Sky: Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities

Even the FBI Had Privacy Concerns on License Plate Readers

If even the FBI thinks a new law enforcement tech is a privacy concern, its probably not a good idea to use it.

Internal documents show that in 2012 the FBI was instructed to temporarily halt its purchase of automated license plate readers because of privacy concerns.

Source: Even the FBI Had Privacy Concerns on License Plate Readers | WIRED

The Feds Got the Sony Hack Right, But the Way They’re Framing It Is Dangerous | WIRED

The FBI’s statement that North Korea is responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has been met with various levels of support and criticism, which has polarized the information security community. At its core, the debate comes down to this: Should we trust the government and its evidence or not? But I believe there is another view that has not been widely represented. Those who trust the government, but disagree with the precedent being set.

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