How To Protect Yourself From Microphone And Camera Hacking

How To Protect Yourself From Microphone And Camera Hacking By Sara Tipton Regardless of what type of computer or smartphone you use, there are obvious privacy concerns.  This day and age, it’s important to be aware of the fact that privacy isn’t what it used to be, but there are a few things we can do about. Keeping yourself safe in the digital age and protecting against microphone and camera hacking has become a concern of many and with good reason! Digital privacy is a top fear of the American…

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Increase in Teen Myopia (Near-Sightedness) Blamed on Electronics and Screens

Increase in Teen Myopia (Near-Sightedness) Blamed on Electronics and Screens By B.N. Frank The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, and other health experts have provided parents with many different reasons to reduce kids’ “screen time” (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).  Even though Silicon Valley parents take expensive and sometimes desperate measures to prevent their own kids’ use and exposure to screens, many public schools start students on screens as early as kindergarten.  See the problem? Thanks to Natural Eye Care for reporting about increased nearsightedness…

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Same Sh*t Different Day — Internet of Things Warnings from Security Experts Include Hacking, Death, etc.

Same Sh*t Different Day — Internet of Things Warnings from Security Experts Include Hacking, Death, etc. By B.N. Frank Whether they know ahead of time or not, people who install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in their homes are choosing to live dangerously. Unfortunately, government mandated widespread 5G and IoT technology installation forces us all to live dangerously. Security experts have been warning about IoT for many years now.  It has a 74% failure rate.  Trying to fix this seems impossible. The human race has managed to exist up to…

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Global Ban On Sending Hazardous Waste To Developing Countries Close To Becoming Law. So Where Will We Send All The 5G E-Waste?

Global Ban On Sending Hazardous Waste To Developing Countries Close To Becoming Law. So Where Will We Send All The 5G E-Waste? By B.N. Frank Experts have already determined that E-Waste is a huge toxic problem.  They have also predicted that the widespread implementation of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) will make this MUCH worse. Most electronics are NOT currently being recycled.  So what is going to happen to the increasing amounts of E-Waste from 5G, IoT, utility “Smart” Meters and other environmentally unfriendly and often unnecessary technology? From…

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Plan to Use Fitbit and “Smart” Home Devices to Stop Mass Shootings — But Might This Instigate More?

Plan to Use Fitbit and “Smart” Home Devices to Stop Mass Shootings — But Might This Instigate More? By B.N. Frank Fitbits, smart watches, and other wearable activity trackers.  They have been the subject of class action lawsuits and recalls due to privacy and security issues as well as undesirable and dangerous health effects on wearers (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). Activity trackers emit biologically harmful Electromagnetic Radiation aka “Electrosmog”.  “Smart” home devices emit it too.  People (and animals) react to exposure differently and symptoms may not be…

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Five Concerns about Amazon Ring’s Deals with Police

Five Concerns about Amazon Ring’s Deals with Police By Matthew Guariglia More than 400 police departments across the country have partnered with Ring, tech giant Amazon’s “smart” doorbell program, to create a troubling new video surveillance system. Ring films and records any interaction or movement happening at the user’s front door, and alerts users’ phones. These partnerships expand the web of government surveillance of public places, degrade the public’s trust in civic institutions, purposely breed paranoia, and deny citizens the transparency necessary to ensure accountability and create regulations. You can…

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Will WiFi Radiation Warnings for Pregnant Women Become as Common as Medication Warnings?

Will WiFi Radiation Warnings for Pregnant Women Become as Common as Medication Warnings? By Amanda Warren It’s been a longstanding practice for clear warnings to be given by doctors and government agencies about the many risks posted to pregnant women and the unborn regarding medications. Now, however, we are finally seeing more awareness of alternative sources that also pose a credible threats. It was just announced recently, for example, that fluoride consumption during pregnancy demonstrably leads to lower IQs in children. The danger of water fluoridation is still believed by…

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Mass Surveillance: NJ Cops Turn Individuals’ Phones Into Spying Devices

Mass Surveillance: NJ Cops Turn Individuals’ Phones Into Spying Devices By Mac Slavo It’s for their own good, of course! A New Jersey police department has unveiled technology that will allow 911 operators to stream video from callers’ smartphones. For the time being, callers have to turn on the live video stream, meaning they are consenting and giving the police permission to see what’s happening as they call. This is the first step to automatic surveillance upon calling people who are assumed to be there to help. According to RT,…

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HARPA: Trump Seeking New Agency to Use A.I. to Screen Mental Health for Gun Ownership?

HARPA: Trump Seeking New Agency to Use A.I. to Screen Mental Health for Gun Ownership? By Nicholas West Most people have heard of DARPA — the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — that is informally known as the mad science division of the Pentagon. Among their many infamous military programs, mind control and artificial intelligence have been of increasing interest.  However, few people have yet heard of HARPA, which, according to reports, has all of the hallmarks to be an even greater threat to human liberty. HARPA — the Health…

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Zendrive Can Turn Drivers Smartphones Into Insurance Surveillance Devices

Zendrive Can Turn Drivers Smartphones Into Insurance Surveillance Devices By MassPrivateI Leave it to Zendrive to create a safe driving app that can turn your smartphone into an insurance surveillance device. Zendrive encourages people and companies to download their safe driving app which uses a person’s smartphone to detect unsafe driving habits. Their video claims that they do not track or identify individual drivers, but towards the end of the video they boast that “it is easy to identify, coach and improve unsafe drivers.”  Their “How It Works” section reveals…

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