Tag: Mark of the Beast

Homeland Security grants SC a ‘grace period’ on REAL ID enforcement

South Carolina has been granted grace period by the Department of Homeland Security for REAL ID enforcement, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles.The REAL ID Act requires forms of identification to meet federal standards in order to access federal buildings, military facilities and commercial flights. Without a REAL ID-compliant license, South Carolinians can still […]

Facial Biometric Database

The widespread use of facial recognition technology is almost upon us. A new iPhone is on the horizon, and it might not even have a fingerprint reader—instead, you could be unlocking your phone with your face. Facial recognition is not new. It’s been a sci-fi staple for decades, and its practical roots are in the […]

lllinois seeking one more Real ID extension

State officials said last week they are in the process of seeking another extension to comply with the federal Real ID act, the last one they believe will be necessary before Illinois can comply with the law. Nathan Maddox, senior legal adviser to Secretary of State Jesse White, said the office expects to submit the […]

Michigan to begin issuing new REAL ID driver’s licenses

Starting Monday, the state of Michigan will begin to issue new and different driver’s licenses. A federal law is requiring everyone that wants to fly domestically to switch over to what’s called a REAL ID. After 911, the federal government wanted to find a way to make air travel safer for everyone. “Starting January of […]

Montana moves to be compliant with IDs

Officials with the Department of Justice are urging residents to continually check the departments website for current information regarding Real ID compliant identification.Terry Davis, western regional manager of the Department of Justice / Driver Licensing Bureau, said by visiting doj.mt.gov/driving, residents can stay updated.Davis explained that the Real ID Act was developed because the federal […]

Scientists remotely hacked a brain, controlling body movements

Imagine someone remotely controlling your brain, forcing your body’s central processing organ to send messages to your muscles that you didn’t authorize. It’s an incredibly scary thought, but scientists have managed to accomplish this science fiction nightmare for real, albeit on a much small scale, and they were even able to prompt their test subject […]

Kansas starts issuing Real ID-compliant licenses

Riley County residents renewing their driver’s licenses between now and 2020 may need to bring additional documents. The Real ID Act, which Congress passed in 2005, establishes new security standards for licenses and identification cards to be implemented in 2020 and is meant to detect any attempt by terrorists to use fraudulent IDs. As of […]

‘Mark of the beast?’ Microchipping employees raises apocalyptic questions

NASHVILLE — The apocalyptic “mark of the beast” prophecy in the Bible makes some wary of a Wisconsin company’s recent decision to embed microchips into the hands of willing employees.   The end times account in the New Testament’s Book of Revelation warns believers about being marked on the right hand and the forehead by […]

Missouri lags, Illinois nears, Real ID compliance

MISSOURI was late to the party in converting to Real ID standards, so residents should not expect to see many changes in the near future. Gov. Eric Greitens signed legislation last month to bring the state in compliance with the federal law that was passed in 2005. Starting Aug. 28, Missouri will allow people a […]

U.S. senators to introduce bill to secure ‘internet of things’

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday plans to introduce legislation seeking to address vulnerabilities in computing devices embedded in everyday objects – known in the tech industry as the “internet of things” – which experts have long warned poses a threat to global cyber security.   The new bill […]