Tags: Big Brother

Is This Surveillance Technology Going To Be In Your Neighborhood?

“Big Brother is watching you.” That’s the famous line from George Orwell’s novelĀ 1984, and, with the NSA spy scandals of the last few years, concern about this idea has become a bigger and bigger issue. But, now, new technology being used in Shanghai, China, is taking government surveillance to scary new levels (hat tip to…

Scary New App Is Literally Orwell’s Big Brother In Action

Everyday that I read the news, I end up scratching my head and wondering what in the world some people are thinking. Specifically, I’m talking about people who objectify governments and government intervention in our lives as if it is the hand of some benevolent god who can only do good things for us. For…

Senate Bill Seeks To Steal Even More of Your Privacy

People go off grid for many reasons. Some people go off grid because they don’t trust that the current infrastructure (power companies, municipal water, etc.) will continue to work well, and they want to ensure that they are able to maintain their living standards no matter what happens. Other people enjoy the idea of being…