Showing posts with label electronic monitoring. Show all posts
Showing posts with label electronic monitoring. Show all posts

Thursday, March 14, 2013

First Electronic Tattoo Printed Directly Onto Skin

Amanda Warren
Activist Post

Ever found yourself wanting a cool barcode tattoo like Agent 17 from the movie Hitman? Consistently looking for new ways to store all your "medical" information directly (quite literally) on your person at all times? Dissatisfied with your VeriChip's performance?

First there were electronic stick-on tattoos with stretchable batteries - now the electronic sensors can be printed directly onto - and soon into - human skin.

Welcome to the world of "epidermal electronics" as introduced by John Rogers, a materials scientist at the University of Illinois (U-C).

Friday, November 16, 2012

Dennis Kucinich: Wake Up to Big Brother

Dennis Kucinich

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Anonymous Threatens to Kill Facebook on Nov. 5

YouTube - FacebookOP

Attention citizens of the world,

We wish to get your attention, hoping you heed the warnings as follows:

Your medium of communication you all so dearly adore will be destroyed. If you are a willing hacktivist or a guy who just wants to protect the freedom of information then join the cause and kill facebook for the sake of your own privacy.

Facebook has been selling information to government agencies and giving clandestine access to information security firms so that they can spy on people from all around the world. Some of these so-called whitehat infosec firms are working for authoritarian governments, such as those of Egypt and Syria. 

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

D.C. turns to GPS to monitor young criminals

Photo: Jim Beckel
Freeman Klopott
Washington Examiner 

The District's juvenile justice agency is piloting a program that puts global positioning system devices on the ankles of the young criminals it releases into the community.

The program was started under Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services interim Director Robert Hildum, and seeks to keep better track of the agency's wards. This pressure has been on DYRS this year after nearly a dozen of its wards have been charged with murder and more than six have been slain. Hildum was appointed to the job in July by Mayor Adrian Fenty.

"Electronic monitoring is a 'tool' in the 'toolbox' for case managers," DYRS spokesman Reggie Sanders wrote in an e-mail. "It is not a panacea, but can be helpful to improve the oversight of young people in the community." 

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