If drones are the future, what kind of future do they bring?

For years the U.S military has been using unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs or drones, to dominate its enemies. Being used frequently for such purposes as surveillance, transportation, and armed attacks, drones have come to play a predominant role in America‚Äôs conflicts in the Greater Middle East. They provide the U.S military with… Continue reading If drones are the future, what kind of future do they bring?

Cell phone tracking, gun sniffing Predator B drones are flying over Americans today

It’s not just a question of privacy. It’s not simply a question of civil liberties. The technological capabilities and mandated powers that the United States government currently has will be used on American citizens because perceived requirements for homeland security will always supersede the rights of a free people. History has shown this. It’s happening… Continue reading Cell phone tracking, gun sniffing Predator B drones are flying over Americans today

Broad range of presidential authority over cybersecurity is actually quite reasonable

When a headline such as “Broad Powers Seen for Obama in Cyberstrikes” appears on the NY Times, my initial response is a skeptical one. I’ve long viewed the ways that the last two administrations have handled cybersecurity as failures to understand Golidilocks; they are too harsh when it isn’t warranted and lackadaisical in times of… Continue reading Broad range of presidential authority over cybersecurity is actually quite reasonable