Author Archives: Joe from MassPrivateI

Officials claim police drones will revitalize downtown and “create a community connection”

MassPrivateI If you are having trouble digesting the headline, just imagine how much trouble I am having trying to write about it. In what has to be the most ludicrous excuse ever made by police to spy on citizens, this … Continue reading

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Elkins Police Officer Arrested On Forgery Charge

5 News Online FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — An Elkins police officer was arrested Monday (Oct. 1) in connection with second-degree forgery. According to a probable cause affidavit, James Todd forged divorce papers and sent them to his wife, Laurie Todd, in … Continue reading

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New FCC Ruling Gives Federal Government Control of 5G Rollout

The Conscious Resistance – by Derrick Broze As the push towards 5G-powered “Smart” surveillance cities begins across the United States the Federal Communications Commission has approved a new rule limiting the power of local authorities. On Monday October 1st, Sacramento, … Continue reading

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Invite Police Officers into Your Home with Apple Watch’s Auto-911 Feature

[Hard]OCP Legal professionals are warning the Apple Watch could open owners up to criminal liability due to a new feature that automatically dials 911 if it senses the wearer has fallen and no action is taken. Due to the “community caretaking” … Continue reading

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St. Paul officer involved in hit-run crash has medical condition, won’t be charged

Twin Cities – by Mara H Gottfried No charges will be filed against a St. Paul police officer who drove into another vehicle and left the scene, according to information released this week. Nick Kellum, who has been involved in … Continue reading

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Why you should be worried about Five Eyes having access to every electronic device

MassPrivateI According to an article in the National Post the Five Eyes intelligence network is demanding tech companies provide a backdoor into all their electronic devices. “Canada joined its intelligence allies recently in demanding that technology companies co-operate with law enforcement agencies … Continue reading

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New Jersey 10-Round Ammo Limit Passes First Court Hurdle

Courthouse News – by Nick Rummel TRENTON, N.J. (CN) – A gun group headed straight to the Third Circuit on Friday after a federal judge declined to put a hold on a new New Jersey law forbidding more than 10 rounds of … Continue reading

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Homeland Security officers patrolling BART trains as part of ‘normal’ anti-terrorism checks

San Francisco Chronicle – by Lauren Hernandez Uniformed Department of Homeland Security officers seen patrolling BART trains and stations this week are members of a Transportation Security Administration team, according to BART and Department of Homeland Security officials. Photos posted to … Continue reading

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Early Halloween decoration prompts 911 call

WDAY  WEST FARGO, N.D.—An early Halloween decoration has neighbors in West Fargo concerned. One of them even called 911. It was an accidental trick, long before any treats got handed out.

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Will NIH’s 1 million person DNA database of immigrant children, prisoners and adults be a law enforcement goldmine?

MassPrivateI If you thought sending your DNA to for-profit DNA companies was a bad idea, boy do I have bad news for you. The National Institute of Health (NIH) is building a 1 million person DNA database of immigrant children, prisoners and adults, claiming … Continue reading

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In a Blow to Media Gun Narrative, Homicides Down in 2017

Mises – by Ryan McMaken The FBI released new homicide data this week, and at the nationwide level, the 2017 homicide rate fell slightly, dropping to 5.3 homicides per 100,000 from 2016’s rate of 5.4. According to the report, there were … Continue reading

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Cop Kicks Teen Who Had Already Been Pepper-Sprayed

Reason – by Zuri Davis A fight broke out among a group of teens at a Washington state fair over the weekend. When some officers of the Yakima Police Department arrived, the teens quickly scattered. Those who remained in the … Continue reading

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Your Elected Officials Received How Much $$ From AT&T, Verizon and Comcast??

Activist Post – by BN Frank There’s no doubt that technology can be wonderful.  Anyone experiencing car trouble will tell you that having a cell phone can literally be a life saver.  But it’s actually not necessary for millions more … Continue reading

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Ex-cop accused of killing wife in custody after 13 years on the run

Live 5 News – by Harve Jacobs SHANGHAI, CHINA (WCSC) – A former Charleston police officer accused of killing his wife has been captured in China after 13 years on the run. A source with knowledge of the investigation says … Continue reading

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September 25th is “National Panic Day” a day where Americans are encouraged to spy on each other

MassPrivateI Today, September 25th. is Homeland Security’s “National Panic Day.” What is “National Panic Day”? Officially, today is known as “National Awareness Day” not “National Panic Day.” For the reasons stated below,  I am calling it “National Panic Day” which coincides with … Continue reading

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Judge sides with Minnesota mom after months-long battle with CPS

Fox 9 News (KMSP) – A judge has sided with a Minnesota mom after she argued that her son was unfairly taken from her by child protective services. Months later, Amanda Weber and her son are back together, but the fight against … Continue reading

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Handling an AGW

Eric Peters Autos – by Eric Here’s a top-shelf video of a man countering the make-up-a-law-and-enforce-it routine of an armed government worker in Florida. The man is accosted by the AGW who (like a lot of AGWs) obviously does not … Continue reading

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Wendy’s faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints

ZD Net – by Catalin Cimpanu A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Illinois against fast food restaurant chain Wendy’s accusing the company of breaking state laws in regards to the way it stores and handles employee fingerprints. The lawsuit … Continue reading

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Fired deputy under investigation for planting drugs

Tallahassee Democrat MARIANNA — Prosecutors are dropping charges in at least two dozen cases initiated by a former Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputy who’s under investigation for allegedly planting drugs on people during traffic stops. The Florida Department of Law … Continue reading

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Apple will log about how many ‘phone calls or emails you send and receive’ to give your device a ‘trust score’

Business Insider Apple will start assigning so-called “trust scores” for Apple devices in a bid to combat fraud. First spotted by VentureBeat, a new provision has quietly appeared updated in the iTunes Store privacy page:  

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