Miami May Use Spy In The Sky To Fight Crime

According to a Reuters report, the Miami police department could be the first to use a new spy-in-the-sky technology to monitor people and fight crime. The new spy technology is the creation of Honeywell International and uses a pilotless flying drone that can hover, “stare” at and video record people using infrared sensors. The Miami […]

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Judge Rules: Inmate Can Request Public Records

The Associated Press is reporting that Superior Court Judge Glenna Hall from Washington state’s King County has ruled that inmate Allan Parmelee could not be stopped from making public records requests. Parmelee is a convicted arsonist who was imprisoned for firebombing cars of two attorneys. Since his imprisonment he has been filing public records requests […]

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Web 2.0 For Spies and Intelligence Professionals

The US intelligence community is using Web 2.0 technology, including wikis, blogs, social networks and video sharing software, to speed up communication between people and agencies. Wired.com is reporting on how US spies are already using their own internal version of Wikipedia called Intellipedia to share and collaborate on intelligence topics. US intelligence professionals routinely […]

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Six Degrees Of Separation With Microsoft Messenger

The ’six degrees of separation’ notion states that every person on the planet is only six contacts away from every other person on Earth. A new study from Microsoft’s Research Redmond Lab studied the six degrees of separation using instant messaging information gathered from Microsoft Messenger users. The information gathered from people who use Microsoft […]

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New RFID Technology Allows People To Be Secretly Tracked

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 […]

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