Tag: Surveillance

  • 2022 Week 45 – Lights Out

    2022 Week 45 – Lights Out

    70-degrees in November? I’ll take it! We had some BIG wind gusts that came through Indiana yesterday, and about half the houses in my neighborhood ended up without power for a little over 5-hours. Luckily I work off laptops and iPads, so I had enough power to get through most of the day using my…

  • 2021 Week 48 – You ARE Being Watched

    2021 Week 48 – You ARE Being Watched

    I took some time over the long holiday weekend to finish a book I had started a few weeks ago and promptly start another related one. Permanent Record by Edward Snowden is an eye-opening tale centering around a late 20-something NSA contractor who exposes the US Government’s mass surveillance system created after 9/11. Love him…

  • First it Was Cell Phones, Now This?

    First it Was Cell Phones, Now This?

      U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement [Link to NY Times article] Cell phones are tracked, Internet usage is tracked, Cars are tracked, now we find out Snail Mail is tracked… ┬áThese must be some unbelievably big databases and data centers to store this kind of information. Guess it’s time for me…