From the silly to the serious to the fascinating, there were a number of great security-related news stories this past week. Hear about an ironic foiled robbery attempt, get a package’s perspective, and more.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 →
Pepsi’s Jeff Gordon Test Drive video ad is big fun, but based on tens of thousands of Internet comments, a lot of people who saw it for the first time thought it was a legit hidden camera video designed as a prank on an unwitting used car salesman. From the many technical impossibilities to the clearly staged stunts, the video is a slickly produced hoax that generated a lot of buzz on the web. We thought it would be fun to deconstruct some of the more glaring clues “pop-up video” style.Read More →
for years, has taken a disastrous turn in California’s paroled sex offender monitoring program. Thousands of released prisoners have resorted to removing the devices, consequence-free.Read More →
You’ve probably seen multiple videos this week of a meteor exploding over Russia. And odds are, the footage you saw was captured by a dashboard-mounted car camera (aka, a dash cam). But you might not have stopped to ask yourself why, in that relatively impoverished part of the world, do so many people have car cameras?Read More →