Carl Close | Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT | Comments Off on What to Do About Drones: A Symposium
Once known only as military weapons or hobby toys, drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles—UAVs) are predicted to play increasingly visible roles in a broad range of industries.
Tags: air safety, air-traffic control system, counterterrorism, decentralization, drones, Federal Aviation Administration, legal liability, national security, Privacy, UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles
Sam Staley | Friday May 4, 2012 at 6:28 AM PDT | 26 Comments
By the time you read this, I’m probably little more than a glob of metal, like so many millions of my brothers and sisters. And I did nothing wrong. For a while, I blamed my owner—didn’t he know that the TSA wouldn’t let him take me on an airplane? But, of course he did….
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Civil Society, counterterrorism, Criminal Justice, Family, family, Freedom, Personal Liberty, personal responsibility, Terrorism, terrorists, The State, Totalitarianism, Transportation, transportation security administration, tsa, war on terror
Robert Higgs | Tuesday July 20, 2010 at 11:56 AM PDT | 42 Comments
The Washington Post published yesterday the first of three large reports by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on the dimensions of the gigantic U.S. apparatus of “intelligence” activities being undertaken to combat terrorist acts against the United States, such as the 9/11 attacks. To say that this activity amounts to mobilizing every police officer in…
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Tags: 9/11, CIA, corporate welfare, counterterrorism, Dana Priest, Defense, Dennis C. Blair, DIA, Homeland Security, Imperialism, militarism, national security state, NSA, Peace, Politics, Power, Propaganda, Surveillance, Terrorism, The State, Top Secret America, top-secret security, War, war on terror, William M. Arkin