Tagged: Surveilance

Disable Google’s Location History settings

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I’ll admit I’m pretty good about protecting my privacy as well as I’m a large fan of Google.  This one however slipped under my radar and I was rather alarmed by the amount of data my smartphone had given Google on my Travels.  No the Map above is NOT my travels, however it just may as well have been.

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Turn Off Your Smartphone Camera’s GPS to Protect Your Privacy

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If you don’t like to broadcast your whereabouts, you’ve likely got it under control: No Foursquare for you, no “adding to your Photo Map” on Instagram. You’re good, right? Maybe. Or you could be inadvertently telling the world your location every time you send out a photo. What do Facebook snaps, tweeted candids, MMS messages to your plumber, and almost every other photo-based form of digital communication have in common? The metadata embedded in your smartphone’s photos.  (more…)

Army readies Massive Spy Blimp

Sure, it took an extra year or so, but Northrop Grumman has finally penciled in the first flight of the giant surveillance airship it’s building for the U.S. Army. The Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle — a football-field-size, helium-filled robot blimp fitted with sensors and data-links — should take to the air over Lakehurst, New Jersey, the first or second week of June. K.C. Brown, Jr., Northrop’s director of Army programs, crows: ”We’re about to fly the thing!”  (more…)

Skysapience announces HoverMast, tethered hovering platform

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Sky Sapience, an expert in autonomous hovering machine technology, announces the release of the HoverMast, tethered hovering platform specially designed for small vehicles. The HoverMast will be displayed at the upcoming AUVSI conference and exhibition in Tel-Aviv.  (more…)