June 6, 2017

(Courtesy of Park Avenue Armory) (Jake Offenhartz / Gothamist) An immersive new exhibition exploring public space and mass surveillance is coming to the Park Avenue Armory—and much like its subject, it’s difficult to tell when exactly the experience begins, and when it ends. The disconcerting feeling that you’re being watched kicks in at the Lexington […]

For several years, a handful of lawmakers and civil liberties advocates have been talking about the need to regulate law enforcement agencies’ use of drones in Massachusetts. Now, two state senators have filed separate bills that would, to differing degrees, limit how and when police can use unmanned remote-controlled aircraft, commonly known as drones. If […]

Signature drone strikes, you may remember, are the ridiculous idea-put-into-practice that we Americans know so much about the hearts and minds of Afghani farmers and shepherds that we can tell – from a computer screen thousands of miles away – what they are up to. We can, according to this theory, tease out the difference […]

© FLPA/Rex/Shutterstock An aerial drone will be trialled by Lincolnshire Police as part of efforts to tackle rural crime, including illegal hare coursing on farms. About £16,000 is being invested in the first drone, which includes the thermal camera, training and licences. The unmanned aerial vehicle will be trialled this month before the £150,000 force-wide […]

The New York Times published an article that revealed the CIA’s top spy in Iran. The newspaper justified its treacherous irresponsibility that may be putting his life in danger and that exposes an important U.S. intelligence operation by saying that the individual had already been exposed in a different operation (by the New York Times) and that […]

HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao on Monday discussed with senior district officials about the Daspalla land scam and alleged irregularities in Land Pooling Scheme in Mudapaka of Pendurthy mandal and directed them to use drone cameras to keep a tab on the government lands. He directed District Collector Pravin Kumar and Joint Collector Srijana to […]