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Editor’s note: For those who know that terror groups like ISIS and others are funded by the West, what this topic means is that the government is seeking ways to identify anyone deemed an enemy of the state…
Without adequate analysis and algorithms, mass surveillance is not the answer to fighting terrorism and tracking suspects. That’s what President Obama had learned last year when he signed the USA Freedom Act, which ends the bulk collection of domestic phone data by US Intelligence Agencies. There is no doubt that US Government is collecting a vast quantity of data from your smartphone to every connected device i.e. Internet of the things, but…
South Korean spy ‘killed himself’ and left note denying citizen’s phones were tapped | Daily Mail Online
A South Korean intelligence agent found dead in an apparent suicide left a note denying his team had used spyware to tap the mobile phones and computers of private citizens in the latest scandal involving the spy agency. The 46-year-old spy was found dead in his car parked on a hill in Yongin, just south of Seoul on Saturday.In his note, revealed by police on Sunday, the agent said the intelligence service ‘really didn’t’ spy on civilians or on political activity related to elections.
WASHINGTON — The Central Intelligence Agency’s health professionals repeatedly criticized the agency’s post-Sept. 11 interrogation program, but their protests were rebuffed by prominent outside psychologists who lent credibility to the program, according to a new report.The 542-page report, which examines the involvement of the nation’s psychologists and their largest professional organization, the American Psychological Association, with the harsh interrogation programs of the Bush era, raises repeated questions about the collaboration between psychologists and officials at both the C.I.A. and the Pentagon.
Earlier this year, University of California President Janet Napolitano invited deans and department heads to a seminar on inclusivity on campus. A large theme was how the university could better address microaggressions, the subtle comments, “slights” or “snubs” that signal bias against someone’s race, background or identity.
To better explain it, UC published a list of examples of microaggressions, and when commentators discovered it in June, they erupted in disapproval at the examples.
One UCLA professor wrote op-eds calling it “UC’s PC police.” A Los Angeles Times staff editorial criticized it as going too far. Bloomberg View columnists picked it apart as well.