Hackers Stole Facial Recognition Data of US Airport Travelers

Hackers Stole Facial Recognition Data of US Airport Travelers By Eoin Higgins One of the key fears that critics of mass surveillance and the proliferation of facial recognition technology have warned about has been realized with new reporting Monday that a “malicious cyber attack” has resulted in photos of airport passengers and other personal data harvested by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol being stolen by unknown actors. According to the Washington Post: Customs officials said in a statement Monday that the images, which included photos of people’s license plates, had been compromised as part of…

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CBP Claims Its Airport Facial Recognition Isn’t A Surveillance Program; FBI Has 640M Photos According To Watchdog; Congress Wants Rules

CBP Claims Its Airport Facial Recognition Isn’t A Surveillance Program; FBI Has 640M Photos According To Watchdog; Congress Wants Rules By Aaron Kesel The Customs And Border Protection (CBP) has hilariously claimed that its facial recognition in airports across the U.S. isn’t a surveillance program, Nextgov reported. Meanwhile, a government watchdog organization has made the horrifying claim that the FBI has 640 million photographs it can rummage through by utilizing facial recognition technology. It’s been two years since Customs and Border Protection began deploying facial recognition systems at U.S. airports;…

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U.S. Visa Applications Now Require 5 Years Worth Of Social Media, Phone Numbers And Email Addresses

U.S. Visa Applications Now Require 5 Years Worth Of Social Media, Phone Numbers And Email Addresses By Aaron Kesel The U.S. State Department has announced that people traveling to the U.S. for work or for studying abroad will have to hand over five years worth of their social media information, email addresses, and phone numbers to apply for a visa, NY Times reported. Authorities estimated the proposal would affect nearly 15 million people annually according to figures last year by Associated Press. Certain diplomatic and official visa applicants will be…

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DHS to Face-Scan 97% of International Travelers Within Four Years

DHS to Face-Scan 97% of International Travelers Within Four Years By Tyler Durden (ZH) – The Department of Homeland Security says that facial recognition technology will be used on 97% of passengers departing the US by 2023, according to The Verge. Already deployed in seventeen international airports, including Atlanta, New York City, Boston, San Jose, Chicago, and two airports in Houston, DHS systems will photograph and scan passengers at their departure gate, cross-referencing their face against a library of face images from visa and passport applications, as well as those taken by border agents when foreigners enter…

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US Police Refuse to Stop Creating Fake Profiles on Facebook

US Police Refuse to Stop Creating Fake Profiles on Facebook By Derrick Broze Local, state, and federal law enforcement are refusing to comply with Facebook’s policy against law enforcement creating fake social media accounts. A new report by The Guardian details how U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has violated Facebook policy by creating fake social media accounts connected to a fake university created to identify illegal immigrants. ICE agents created profiles of individuals alleged to have attended the fictional University of Farmington as part of their attempt to ensnare…

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U.S. Rolling Out Biometric ID Exit Program In Top Airports Nationwide With Full Implementation Expected By 2021

U.S. Rolling Out Biometric ID Exit Program In Top Airports Nationwide With Full Implementation Expected By 2021 By Aaron Kesel Activist Post previously reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wanted to develop advanced facial recognition technology that scans the faces of travelers as they enter and leave the U.S. border checkpoints. Last year we saw those efforts have expanded to airports with numerous tests throughout the U.S.  However, now according to 346 pages of documents obtained by the nonprofit research organization Electronic Privacy Information Center, those efforts are expanding even more with plans of…

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Is There A Socialist-leaning Lifestyle Drowning The USA In Fiscal Debt?

Is There A Socialist-leaning Lifestyle Drowning The USA In Fiscal Debt? Op-Ed by Catherine J. Frompovich The current national debt exceeded $22 Trillion as of February 11, 2019. There’s an ever-expanding influx of immigrants into the USA, which possibly can be attributed realistically to an escalating socialist-thinking paradigm of: a) “generational living arrangements” ensconced in this country from Democratic Party incentives; and b) immigrants realizing there’s a real ‘gold mine’ to be had if one knows how to game the system, which is being subsidized by U.S. taxpayers, if the…

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The Danger Within: Border Patrol Is Turning America Into a Constitution-Free Zone

The Danger Within: Border Patrol Is Turning America Into a Constitution-Free Zone By John W. Whitehead “Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”— William Pitt How far would you really go to secure the nation’s borders against illegal aliens? Would you give the government limitless amounts of money to fight yet another endless war? Surround the entire country with concrete walls and barbed wire? Empower border police to do whatever it takes to crack down…

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Underage Child Marriages Featured In A US Senate Report How U.S. Immigration System Encourages Child Marriages

Underage Child Marriages Featured In A US Senate Report How U.S. Immigration System Encourages Child Marriages By Catherine J. Frompovich Probably one of the more ‘rabid’ topics in the USA, if not in the world today, is immigration and the apparent ‘infusion’ by immigrants who have a need to establish their former mores, cultures, lifestyles, and even archaic laws anathema to the U.S. legal system, as part of the United States milieu. That ‘debate’ has many U.S. citizens concerned, as in other Western culture countries, especially when it comes to…

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When President Clinton Said It, It Was Okay; What Happens When President Trump Says It?

When President Clinton Said It, It Was Okay; What Happens When President Trump Says It? By Catherine J. Frompovich There’s a definite political party strategy, or dichotomy, regarding illegal immigration.  Nothing proves that more definitively than the video below wherein then-Democrat-Party President Bill Clinton told the Nation, in a speech before Congress, almost the same remarks about illegal immigrants which now-Republican-Party President Donald J. Trump says concerning illegal immigration. Bill Clinton Said This In 1996… “All Americans not only in the states most heavily affected, but every place in this…

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