Surveillance Archive

Bill allowing police to withhold body camera video passes Indiana House

Video from police body cameras would not be subject to Freedom of Information laws if a bill passes the legislature. Police departments around the country are investing in body cameras in light of cases like Michael Brown in Ferguson and Laquan McDonald in Chicago.

Killer drone flight: Video of UK’s autonomous drone released

The UK’s BAE Systems have unveiled footage of the unmanned combat drone, Taranis, on its maiden flight. While it hails the drone – capable of self-selecting targets – as “inspiration for nation,” activists are urging to ban the use of its auto-kill mode. Defense

The Automated Surveillance State

With the shocking nature of the PRISM and other ubiquitous surveillance measures which have come to light recently since Edward Snowden’s leaks, it was easy to forget the question of how exactly they were watching us; using which measures and software. The answer to