News tagged with surveillance technology

US senators seek information on FBI phone tracking

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement's use of surveillance technology that sweeps up basic cellphone data.

dateJan 01, 2015 in Security
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Technology to help farmers protect crops

New technology to tackle biosecurity challenges down the track is one of the five megatrends identified in today's CSIRO report Australia's Biosecurity Future: preparing for future biological challenges. ...

dateNov 25, 2014 in Ecology
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US pushing local police to be mum on surveillance

The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated ...

dateJun 12, 2014 in Security
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Close ties between White House, NSA spying review

Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel of advisers he described as independent experts to scrutinize the NSA's surveillance ...

dateSep 22, 2013 in Internet
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