Google Waze Under Attack by Local Police

Google Waze is under fire from local law enforcement — AGAIN — this time by NYPD alleging the app aids and encourages reckless driving. February 11, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP We have covered extensively how many ways to Sunday the individuals’ privacy is under siege by their governments.  This isn’t unique at […]

You Won’t Believe What Your Apps Know About You

Apps track your locations which can give a lot of insight into who you are, what you like, and what is happening in your life.  Imagine if that information was sold… January 10, 2019 Do a Google search of “your name” in quotes, and there is likely some database on the Internet that stores your […]

How Facebook Shares Your Data (Even if You Disable)

Facebook is at it again… or more accurately, they never really stopped sharing your data with their corporate partners. January 4, 2019 Back in 2014 a research paper was produced that revealed Facebook manipulated the emotions of its users without their consent. It seems like that Facebook experiment never stopped, and it’s getting even creepier […]

Your Insurance Company Could Be Spying On You (Here’s How)

Health insurance is one of many industries where data collection has become normalized; and current regulations and laws are proving insufficient in protecting your privacy. December 25, 2018 The idea that your insurance company should know everything about you, no matter what reason it may give, is kind of creepy to say the least. A […]

Surveillance State Versus Individual Privacy: Which Will Triumph?

Many don’t realize the vast extent of the surveillance state, which is why we should be vigilant in protecting our most precious asset: Privacy. December 3, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Private property is the cornerstone of freedom. And one of the most important assets any and all individuals should protect is privacy. […]

Don’t Use 23andMe Until You Read This…

23andMe offers an alluring service, but it might not be worth the risk to your privacy. November 30, 2018 The idea of spitting into a vial, sealing it up, and sending it off to a company like 23andMe seems cool at first. You can discover what you can about your genetic background, family, and the […]

TSA Takes Creepy to Another Level (Here’s How)

It’s hard to say if the TSA is getting creepy or lazy with their screening and surveillance, but either way, they are getting far more intrusive. November 21, 2018 When you went to the airport before 2001, you would go to the airline ticket counter if you had bags to check … then go “through […]

Election Season USA

Election season is upon the USA, and it has become more of an emotional frenzy than a democratic process of people holding their government accountable. November 5, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I might be an expat, but there is something to be said for being above the fray during the US midterm election […]

Facebook Spies on Your Internet Browsing

November 2, 2018 Every Facebook account has a “View as” feature, which lets you see your profile as a random user on Facebook would see it. Unfortunately, Facebook didn’t realize that feature left the front door to your account wide open, allowing another user to take control of your account. Here is Guy Rosen, a […]

Russia Rolls Out SWIFT Alternative to Global Community

More evidence of a global demand for decentralization: Russia opens up its alternative to SWIFT to international partners. October 22, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Last week we discussed how individual freedom is helped by decentralization technology. But really that is the entire premise behind capitalism, the free market, and individual freedom: that […]