DEA Surveillance: It’s Never Really Over

The DEA is the biggest thief in the US (after the IRS), and is notorious for extending its surveillance capabilities to other agencies. April 15, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP All along, we’ve been pointing out the government’s critical examination of cash transactions, and the countless people who have been wrongfully caught up […]

Sun Might Set on NSA Data Collection Program

The sun might set on an NSA data collection program at the end 2019, but will that mean a weaker or smaller surveillance state? March 25, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP There is a marginal possibility that the NSA is going to back off a little.  In other words: a few crumbs are […]

You May Be in the FBI’s “New” DNA Database

The violation of privacy continues in the latest partnership between Family Tree and the FBI. March 5, 2019 It’s fun to submit your saliva sample to a DNA matching company and discover the treasure-trove of information you can from it. But it may not be as fun anymore because one of the largest at-home DNA […]

Apple Blocks Facebook App (The Shocking Reason Why)

Facebook is forcing Apple’s hand by not upholding its end of the bargain when it comes to protecting the privacy of its users. February 19, 2019 According to a recent expose at Techcrunch, Facebook (FB) is paying people aged 13 – 35 for the “opportunity” to vacuum up every bit of private data from their […]

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 […]