Lauren Weinstein is one of the "old" men of the Internet. He created the PRIVACY Forum in 1992, and has been involved with Internet and other technology issues for well over 25 years, starting in the early 1970's at the first site on the Defense Department ARPANET (the ancestor of the Internet), which was located at UCLA. Weinstein is quoted as an expert on a wide range of technology topics and issues of technology's impact on individuals and society, by a wide range of newspaper and magazine articles, and participates in numerous local and network radio and television news programs, talk shows, and other venues where these issues are under discussion.
In the first half, Lauren Weinstein, an expert regarding a wide range of privacy issues related to technology's impact on individuals and society, discussed such topics as Microsoft's aggressive push of Windows 10, and Internet censorship.
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In the first half, technology expert Lauren Weinstein discussed the latest stories in the tech world, as well as privacy and the government when it comes to our electronic devices and the information we store on them. Midweek Open Lines were featured in the latter half.
Jungian psychology expert Gary S. Bobroff (hours 2 & 4) and systems and management consultant Cynthia Cavalli (hours 3 & 4) spoke about the role of synchronicity, and how it relates to such things as consciousness, crop circles, and the... More »
Host Richard Syrett was joined by UFO researcher Victor Viggiani for a discussion on disclosure, abductions, and his role in convincing former Canadian defense minister Paul Hellyer to go public with his beliefs concerning the phenomenon. In the first... More »
In the first half, technology and privacy expert Lauren Weinstein shared updates. He reported on controversies surrounding the topic of net neutrality (in which big ISPs like Comcast are paid by certain content providers such as Netflix to have faster speeds for consumers), and how the FCC has been flooded with comments about the issue.... More »
Energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal, Russell Gold, discussed his work covering the hotly contested subject of fracking. Everyday one hundred wells in the U.S. are drilled and hydraulically fractured - or fracked. Fracking, he explained, involves turning a well horizontally, and running it through a very dense rock such as... More »
Appearing during the first half, technology expert Lauren Weinstein talked about the recent 25th anniversary of the Web, and various technology-related topics. In the latter half, Rev. Michael J.S. Carter discussed the extraterrestrial connections to the world's religions, and his... More »
Appearing during the middle two hours, Director of the Millennium Project, Jerome Glenn, discussed their annual 'State of the Future' reports which outline the challenges we face as a planet that is juggling technology, population, and the delicate balance of nature.
George Noory celebrated New Year's Eve live on the air, reviewing listener predictions for 2012, and recording predictions for the new year. Some highlights of callers' predictions included a deadly hurricane for Jamaica, a food additive that will make people sick, and a pole shift that will cause a ring to form around the Earth.
A doctor of psychology, metaphysics and a lifelong student of the human mind, Eldon Taylor, discussed his latest work combining subliminal technology and self-hypnosis techniques to harness the power of the subconscious mind.
Biophysicist Dr. Joyce Hawkes discussed her process and journey as a healer. She revealed how an NDE changed her from being rooted solely in science to being open to the teachings of shamans and healers. After the NDE, she began to discover that she had the ability to remotely perceive things like the physical and cellular... More »
In our 13th edition of the 'Secret Door,' George Noory welcomed three surprise guests who discussed a variety of topics: 'CryptoHunter' John Rhodes, technology expert Lauren Weinstein, and prophecy authority John Hogue.
In the first half, practitioner and teacher of natural magic, Dr. Evelyn Paglini, returned to share predictions, and talk about the dark side of the occult. In the latter half, technology expert Lauren Weinstein reported on recent attempts to regulate the Internet.
Physics Professor Ronald Mallett discussed his breakthrough research on time travel, which is based on Einstein's theories of relativity. "If we can control gravity with a device, then we can actually control time, as well, and that could lead to a machine," he said.
UFO expert and editor of Unicus Magazine, Robert Stanley discussed how the location of Washington DC has been a hotbed for UFO activity over the years. Hundreds of people witnessed the numerous 1952 sightings over the Capitol, and some took photos and movies.
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Anthropologist and author Hank Wesselman discussed his eight years of visitations, begun in 1996, with the late Hawaiian shaman and kahuna Hale Makua, who was like the Dalai Lama to the Polynesian world. As he chanted the names of his ancestors, "I could see him very subtly transforming...as ancestor after ancestor used the... More »
Author, explorer, and 'megalithomaniac' Hugh Newman discussed his work on earth grids and ancient sites, and new discoveries that reveal subtle energies emanating from megaliths such as the pyramids of Giza, Stonehenge and Cusco.
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Guest host John B. Wells (email) spoke with political scientist and personal security expert Joel Skousen about the growing government assault on privacy and liberty, as well as New World Order and war scenarios.
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In the first half of the show, consumer privacy advocate Katherine Albrecht discussed the ways companies and the government are tracking people's behavior via RFID chips and the Internet. China has been using technology to track and suppress dissidents, and as the U.S. moves toward becoming "a sort of Big Brother top-down... More »
Ian Punnett welcomed privacy and technology expert Lauren Weinstein, during the first two and a half hours of the program, for a discussion on the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Act (ACTA), which may pose a serious threat... More »
Privacy and technology expert Lauren Weinstein discussed the current state of the Internet, and possible ways it might be altered in the future. A kind of "network of networks," the Internet was originally developed as a research project rather than for commercial purposes, he explained. There'll be gradual increases in bandwidth and other changes over time, but we're unlikely to... More »
America's leading authority on Sun Tzu's 2500-year-old book The Art of War, Gary Gagliardi discussed the principles contained in the ancient Chinese military treatise and how they can be applied to the shifting situations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as to the War on Terror in general.Gagliardi outlined five basic principles that make up Tzu's philosophy of strategy (mission, climate,... More »
Bill Harry, the founder of Mersey Beat magazine and one of John Lennon's best friends, joined author R. Gary Patterson to discuss Lennon, reports that he is composing songs in the afterlife and channeling them through psychics, as well as mystical occurrences associated with The Beatles and other Rock and Roll stories.
Ian welcomed writer Christine Wicker, who discussed her work as a religion reporter for The Dallas Morning News as well as her research into spiritualism and magic, which she defined as "all those things that science will not allow us to believe anymore."
Filling in for Art Bell, Ian Punnett welcomed technology and privacy expert Lauren Weinstein, who discussed a recent government audit that revealed spying violations committed by the FBI under the auspices of the Patriot Act.
Author Dianne Arcangel discussed life (consciousness) after death and shared several stories from her book Afterlife Encounters. Arcangel said she wrote the book to help her deal with the loss of her husband as well as to change the world's skeptical view of after death communications.According to Arcangel, afterlife encounters bring comfort to the bereaved and occur when a person feels... More »
Lauren Weinstein, an expert in privacy issues and technology, presented an update on such topics as secret wiretapping, Echelon, and camera surveillance. Much of the government's current wiretapping efforts may not meet "probable cause," (which had been used in the past to get a court order) and thus is raising controversy, he said.
Lay demonologist, Dave Considine, the founder of Phantasm Psychic Research, shared accounts of his investigations of haunted houses and assisting at exorcisms. Over the years he has encountered many malevolent entities which he said are fallen angels from various hierarchies who exist in order to torment and destroy mankind. One case he worked on involved a woman who purchased a condo in... More »
Lauren Weinstein, the founder of People for Internet Responsibility (PFIR) joined Art Saturday night to discuss privacy issues and the future of the Internet. Weinstein said the Internet was not originally designed for the things it's used for now, and this has resulted in many problems.
Privacy advocate Lauren Weinstein (vortex.com) expressed concern about balancing the needs of law enforcement and government with the civil liberties of citizens. He noted that since 9-11 the heightened pace of security has shifted the balance against people's privacy and civil rights. Weinstein was critical of new airline databases which use secretive methodologies for profiling... More »
Author Wayne Green introduced David Booth, who had a series precognitive dreams that were documented by the FAA, in which he accurately foresaw a major plane crash in 1979. Last year Booth said he had a second set of dreams, foretelling a much greater disaster.
"We're probably living in a golden age;" people in the future, to us, "will be a slave civilization," said Lauren Weinstein, the creator of the PRIVACY Forum. Weinstein warned of the increasing erosion of privacy rights fueled by new technological developments and the post 9-11 climate.
Lauren Weinstein spoke about privacy concerns in relation to the Internet. He created the PRIVACY Forum in 1992, and has been involved with Internet and other technology issues for well over 25 years. Websites: www.vortex.com People For Internet Responsibility: www.pfir.org