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Texas School Can Force Students To Wear GPS Tracking IDs: Judge

AP | Posted 01.09.2013 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A Texas school district can transfer a student who is citing religious reasons for her refusal to wear an identification card that is p...

Judge Weighs Texas School's Tracking ID Program

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge is mulling whether a Texas high school that requires students to wear tracking badges can remove students who refuse to...

Private Lives, Public Surveillance

Alex Palombo | Posted 01.28.2013 | Education
Alex Palombo

While lawmakers fought over the economic and religious implications of hot topics like gay marriage, abortion, health care and cybersecurity, they were essentially deciding what level of privacy Americans should be entitled to under the law.

Student Sues Over Texas School Tracking IDs

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

AUSTIN, Texas -- To 15-year-old Andrea Hernandez, the tracking microchip embedded in her student ID card is a "mark of the beast," sacrilege to her Ch...

Texas School To Students: Wear Tracking ID Or 'There Will Be Consequences'

Posted 12.08.2012 | Education

Weeks after Northside Independent School District in San Antonio rolled out its new "smart" IDs that tracks students' geographic locations, the commun...

9 Ways To Make Yourself Disappear

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Technology

We live in a world where infrared cameras can scan for drunks and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is sinking $1 billion into a new facial recognit...

U.S. v. Jones: The Battle for the Fourth Amendment Continues

John W. Whitehead | Posted 03.25.2012 | Crime
John W. Whitehead

As Justice Samuel Alito recognizes in his concurring judgment, physical intrusion is now unnecessary to many forms of invasive surveillance.

Michael McAuliff

Tommy Thompson Wanted To Implant Data Chips In Humans

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Tracking" in politics usually refers to poll numbers. But for prospective Wisconsin Senate candidate Tommy Thompson, it had another, mo...

Bikes With RFID: Stopping Theft With Technology

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bike theft is a huge bummer and a always-growing problem in cities where bicycles are used more and more for daily transport. Amsterdam has always had...

Microchips Everywhere: a Future Vision

AP | TODD LEWAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's a vision of the not-so-distant future: _Microchips with antennas will be embedded in virtually everything you buy, wear, drive and read, allow...