US Military Testing Surveillance Balloons in Latest Surveillance State Expansion

The US military commissioned a test run of surveillance balloons. This latest intrusion into the privacy of individuals is like metadata collection. August 5, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I forget about the contingent of people who genuinely believe that government’s job is to make them feel safe. It’s not. Providing for the […]

5 U.S. Agencies Team Up to END Bank Security

The US government is looking for ways to compromise the security of your information so they can gain access to your bank accounts. July 23, 2019 Imagine opening your email one morning and finding this message from your bank: Security Alert: Your Account Has Been Compromised As you processed the meaning of the email, there […]

A Win for Property & A Loss for Privacy

A win for property rights curbs abuses in asset forfeiture policy; but a loss of privacy could lead to abuse and misuse from the surveillance state. July 8, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Seems I’m reading about taking one step forward on one page and one step backward on the next with the […]

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 […]