Want To Know Everything About Everyone? Work the Prism For Palantir!

"I applied for a writer job at Palantir," a California journalist tells Front! "They specialize in using artificial intelligence to analyze data, something like that. My [Republican friend] works there. I have a few tidbits from the hiring process—they are sort of menacing, in retrospect." It's apparently a tough place to… » 6/07/13 5:58pm 6/07/13 5:58pm

MI5 Is Now On the Hunt For British BBMers

As the saga of London rioting and social media blocking continues, the British government is calling in the spooks. They're now summoning MI5 and GCHQ to help not block but track the messages that might be the root of the trouble. Christ. » 8/16/11 1:20pm 8/16/11 1:20pm

Female Terrorists' Explosive Breast Implants? Really?

British intelligence service MI5 has discovered that Al Qaeda female suicide bombers are getting explosive charges inside their breasts, using a similar procedure to breast augmentation. This makes bombs almost impossible to detect at airports. But there's something strange here. » 3/30/10 12:59pm 3/30/10 12:59pm