EFF study: ed-tech is spying on America’s kids and not telling them about it

Cory Doctorow Boing Boing The Electronic Frontier Foundation surveyed hundreds of American kids, teachers and parents about privacy and the “ed-tech” sector, which is filling America‘s classrooms with Chromebooks and cloud services and mobile devices that ingest kids’ data wholesale without any meaningful privacy or data retention policies. The survey […]

US launches Minuteman III ICBM to show ‘nuclear capabilities’ amid N. Korea tensions

RT An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has been launched from a US Air Force base in California to ensure its “effectiveness, readiness and accuracy,” and demonstrate “national nuclear capabilities,” according to the US military. The Minuteman III missile test comes amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, with a […]

Area first responders prepare for a ‘complex’ terror attack

That was the method used in the Paris attacks in November 2015, in which 130 people were killed. A similar but smaller-scale attack happened just weeks ago in London.Organized by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG), the exercise will let law enforcement personnel and other first responders from across […]

Soros-Funded Groups Push to Exempt Facebook, Google from FCC Rules

Jerome Corsi Infowars WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday morning, in anticipation of FCC chairman Ajit Pai taking steps to repeal the Obama administration “Net Neutrality” rules, two Astroturf Soros-funded “public interest” groups based in Washington – Free Press and Fight for the Future – joined Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal (Conn.), […]