Thought for the day

"All vets are mentally ill in some way and government should prevent them from owning firearms." -- Diane Feinstein 

U.S. crypto firm Nomad has been the victim of a digital theft that saw hackers make off with $190 million of cryptocurrencies owned by users of the service. On August 1, Nomad confirmed the theft in a tweet that said: “We are aware of the incident involving the Nomad token bridge. We are currently investigating and will provide updates when we have them.”

I’ve warned you about this before – but now there’s more proof…

A new finding from the November Capital Riot should scare the living bejeesus out of you with how the U.S. government was able to track each person in the mob individually the entire time they were in Washington.

This information is now being used to haul in every last rioter as they’re hunted down for questioning.

And they’re not the only ones who are being “hunted”…

YOU, my friend, are being tracked right now and your personal information is being shared on the “dark web”.

Video-conferencing outfit Zoom reportedly may develop an artificial intelligence tool that detects users' emotions by scanning facial expressions and examining vocal tones — but human rights groups are saying such technology would be invasion of privacy, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reported.

The outlet said tech publication Protocol reported on the subject last month.

On July 19, 2022, Google announced testing for new smart glasses with augmented reality technology. Inevitably, the question that has been rising in the tech industry since 2013—when Google launched their first smart glasses—returned: Will smart glasses replace smartphones?

The authors of a new report on digital identity systems warned “the actual and potential” human rights violations arising from the digital ID model can be “severe and potentially irreversible.”

Nothing is private.

We teeter on the cusp of a cultural, technological, and societal revolution the likes of which have never been seen before.

While the political Left and Right continue to make abortion the face of the debate over the right to privacy in America, the government and its corporate partners, aided by rapidly advancing technology, are reshaping the world into one in which there is no privacy at all.

President Joe Biden’s incoming cyber defense deputy has claimed that "systemic racism" is one of the greatest threats to U.S. cybersecurity.

Camille Stewart, a former Google strategist whom Biden reportedly tapped for White House deputy national cyber director, has argued that "our #NatSec apparatus must be a part of dismantling systemic racism," and "pursuing anti-racist and anti-hate policy outcomes" should be a chief national security focus for the administration.