08/14/2007 - According to Mark Dilonno of Newark's The Star-Ledger, Mayor Corey Booker will announce today that this New Jersey city will invest in an advanced surveillance system to monitor its most troubled neighborhoods after last week's execution style shootings of four young adults, three of which died.
08/13/2007 - Yesterday's Boston Globe reported the Department of Homeland Security has been funding video surveillance systems across the country at the price of $23 billion in grants since 2003.
These hi-tech video camera networks are not just being installed in big cities that carry significant terrorism risks but in mid-size cities and across small-town America as well.
08/10/2007 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that its Automated Targeting System, which was originally designed to track cargo, is being used to profile travelers, operators, and crew members on all vessels, vehicles, aircraft, and trains that enter or exit the United States.
08/10/2007 - The DoD has issued a final rule requiring that its contractors use RFID technology to track specific materials, including packaged petroleum products, chemicals, additives, and construction equipment.
08/10/2007 - A new Wyoming law makes it a felony to intentionally and surreptitiously record images of people in an enclosed area where they have an expectation of privacy such as a bathroom, shower, or dressing room.