With a number of security news highlights from around the world, this week saw GPS, hidden cameras, and more used to crack down on crime and make the world a better place. Here are some of our favorites.Read More →
Questioning Surveillance’s Role in a Post-Boston Bombing World
While the world’s eyes locked on one set of brothers, the conversation surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing quickly shifted to Big Brother, and surveillance’s role in preventing acts of terror. We’re here to parse the opinions, and say why everyone is right — and wrong.
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Most of the time, if an applicant lies when trying to land a job, it’s relatively risk-free: “My biggest weakness is that I care too much.” “I graduated from Cornell with honors!” When interviewing a nanny, however, a little lie or equivocation could have dire consequences for your kids. And the dangers are magnified if your nanny will be taking care of an infant, who can’t report back to you at the end of your workday.Read More →
If you’re still struggling with the ambiguities in GPS tracking and digital surveillance law after last year’s Supreme Court decision in U.S. v. Jones, you may be getting some clarity soon. Two bills recently introduced in Congress attempt to sort through the many privacy issues the Court failed to address.Read More →
If you’ve ever visited us on Facebook, you’ve probably seen our customers’ posts describing how our products helped them right a wrong, protect their loved ones or gather crucial information. But sometimes, BrickHouse solutions serve as a catalyst for real change. We’re proud to share the stories of two everyday heroes who, after uncovering wrongdoing, took steps to make the world a safer place.Read More →
In the century since Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, journalists and activists alike have incited political change by exposing injustice and negligence — a trend that could be threatened by new legislation in six states.
Nebraska, Indiana, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and California are all currently looking to ban or limit the use of hidden cameras by non-law enforcement groups (including animal rights activists) on agricultural facilities. These six states are part of a larger group of nine states that have proposed similar legislation in the past year. There are currently five states that already have such legislation on the books.Read More →