RFID Wizards is reporting on a new system that allows the FBI to track people and assets secretly using Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. The Intelligent Perimeter Defense system is known as NOX and it allows the FBI to track people without their knowledge. The NOX system uses high-resolution video images and RFID identification, for tracking […]
Here is an interesting news clip, featuring an interview with RateMyCop.com founder Gino Sesto and police officer Kevin Martin from Fox News.
The Associated Press is reporting on an interesting public records story. The US Federal Emergency Management Agency has requested that The Advocate newspaper of Baton Rouge, Louisiana pay nearly $210,000 for a public records request that requires the agency to produce over 2 million pages of documents. The Advocate is investigating FEMA’s response to hurricanes […]
When criticism of public officials and law enforcement officials is silenced, what you effectively have is a police state. Wired.com’s Threat Level blog has posted a piece about web hosting provider GoDaddy.com’s removal of a police-watchdog website called RateMyCop.com. RateMyCop.com allows people to rate and post opinions on the uniformed police officers in their community. […]
ComputerWorld.com has published an interesting test of two popular social networking sites Facebook.com and LinkedIn.com to find out how they rank against each other for business-related purposes. They compared the two social networks on 6 different measurements. Here is a summary of the areas tested and results: 1. The ability to look for a job […]