Utility companies across the U.S. are installing smart meters in customers’ homes, touting the technology’s energy-saving ways, but opponents argue that the meters are opening a Pandora’s box of privacy concerns. Read More: Is your home’s energy meter spying on you? | Fox News.
FIRST Vladimir Putin mauled Georgia, but the world forgave him—because Russia was too important to be cut adrift. Then he gobbled up Crimea, but the world accepted it—because Crimea should have been Russian all along. Now he has infiltrated eastern Ukraine, but the world is hesitating—because infiltration is not quite invasion. But if the West […]
Biometric technology has embedded itself into the security protocols of both public- and private-sector organizations worldwide. But while the efficiency benefits gained from using fingerprint and iris scans can be useful, lawmakers are starting to look at restricting the technology’s use in U.S. K-12 schools. Read More: State Legislatures Grappling with Biometrics Use in Schools.
Biometric registration continues to grow in global popularity. Recently it has been announced that The Kenyan government is rolling out a new national ID initiative that aims to register all citizens in the country via their biographical details and biometric measurements. Read More: Kenyan Government Biometrically Registering All Citizens | findBIOMETRICS.
Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to “register” with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media. Read More: Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine.
Like some sort of zombie from a 1950s B-movie, the REAL ID Act shambles forward, awaiting the day when some national emergency can bring it back to life. Read More: The Zombie National ID | Cato @ Liberty.
“Your deeds will have an impact…be the new leaders of change,” United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas urged today during an event launching the book, Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do! Written for high school and early-college students, Action for Disarmament offers practical steps to help young people mobilize, act and promote the […]
Ron Paul’s nonprofit Campaign for Liberty will fight the Internal Revenue Service’s demand that it reveal its donor list to the agency, despite having already been fined for refusing to do so. Read More: Ron Paul group to defy IRS | WashingtonExaminer.com.