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Apps for safety?

Published on April 25, 2013 by

During Queensday (soon Kingsday) in the Netherlands, an app is made available to let people see the flows of the crowd during this (probably) overcrowded day. Where this sounds as a good idea. it does only work via the “critical -mass’ idea; the more people use it, the better it will work. This, though does

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FBI tracking smart- phones in the states

Published on April 9, 2013 by

Typically something that falls under the category of ‘less surprising but more worrisome than expected’? The FBI and Verizon (the min network-provider in the States) have be collaborating to develop tools to track smart- phones. See full article at wired.com source: wired.com

 
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Google Glasses as surveillance tool

Published on April 9, 2013 by

  The company TASER, famous for developing its very friendly police-tools, have spread a rumor about testing and developing Google Glasses for police officers to user as a surveillance tool (face recognition via direct matching of live view w existing database). The reporter in the story makes the often-made reference to Robocop as a close-to-now

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