BUSTED! MYTHBUSTERS NOT ALLOWED TO TALK ABOUT RFID CHIPS -- ...It still remains a little unclear as to exactly why Mythbusters wasn't able to do a show discussing RFID technology. ... ”We were going to do RFID & on several levels, how hackable, how reliable, how trackable, etc.” But this idea was met with resistance as the show’s producers began looking into the technology & speaking with companies involved in RFID use & production. [...] 07/15
Hastings sent out an email to friends and colleagues 15 hours before his car crash stating he was “onto a big story” and needed “to go off the rada[r] for a bit.” According to colleagues, Hastings was “incredibly tense and very worried, and was concerned that the government was looking in on his material,” and also a “nervous wreck” in response to the surveillance of journalists revealed by the AP phone tapping scandal and the NSA PRISM scandal.
Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be TRUE ~ ...Now although some of the conspiracy theories are true, there is no evidence that any were successful. But conspiracy theories should not be judged by success, simply because some of the wilder ones which are true are the ones least likely to work. That’s why they get labeled conspiracy theories. [...] 12/23