FBI Creates “Child ID” iPhone App for Parents to Store Children’s Photos and Info (Well that’s handy for hackers and stalkers!)
2011 08 16

From: FBI.gov




You’re shopping at the mall with your children when one of them suddenly disappears. A quick search of the nearby area is unsuccessful. What do you do?

Now there’s a free new tool from the FBI that can help. Our just launched Child ID app—the first mobile application created by the FBI—provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s literally right at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. Using a special tab on the app, you can also quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities with a few clicks.

The app also includes tips on keeping children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

We encourage you to share the word about this app with family and friends, especially during upcoming activities in your communities to raise awareness on crime and drug prevention. For its part, the FBI is working to publicize the app with the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)—its long-time partner in the National Child Identification Program, which provides a physical kit to gather your child’s pictures, fingerprints, personal characteristics, and even DNA to keep with you in case of emergency. The AFCA is producing a public service announcement about the app and will spread the word at various football games during the upcoming season.




An important note: the FBI (and iTunes for that matter) is not collecting or storing any photos or information that you enter in the app. All data resides solely on your mobile device unless you need to send it to authorities. Please read your mobile provider’s terms of service for information about the security of applications stored on your device.

Article from: fbi.gov




Ed Note: Okay, creepy and a little short sighted.

Oh no no FBI, iTunes and Apple would NEVER manipulate, collect or store information.... oh wait:

FBI: Chronic Abuse of Power Goes Unchecked

The New Powers the FBI Just Granted Itself

FBI using GPS to track activists (Video)

OpenBSD has FBI backdoor, claims contractor

Anonymous hacker group hits Apple, publishes data

Apple new Big Bro by developing patent to auto-disable iPhone cameras at concerts (and police or govt abuse incidents?)

Apple slammed over iPhone, iPad location tracking


But what do you do when your phone’s been stolen and all your info is easily accessible to thieves?

How To Remotely Wipe an iPhone


I can’t help you with phone hacking, though some Germans have a plan:

German managers ’keep phones in biscuit tins’


~E




Related Articles
Face-recognition technology to monitor school attendance
Monitoring America
Facebook Twitter Monitoring by US Government (Video)
CIA To Monitor Internet Chatter For Anti-Government Sentiment
EU Plans Massive Surveillance Panopticon That Would Monitor “Abnormal Behavior”
Schools put ’Big Brother’ CCTV cameras in classrooms to monitor teachers’ performance
Paedophilia is Hollywood’s Biggest Problem, Explosive Claim by Former Child Star Corey Feldman
Masonic Child Identification Program (takes DNA, dental impression, fingerprints...)
Parents want child gene tests
Sony PlayStation suffers massive data breach, 77 million user’s account info stolen
McDonalds hacked, customer database stolen, your burger preference now in the wild!
TSA says airlines providing more passenger data
FBI Wiretapping of Internet Users. "All Your Data Belongs to Us"
New Zealand Widens DNA Database
TechTalk PodCast: FBI Child ID (Audio)


Latest News from our Front Page

US Silent on Psychologists Role in CIA’s Tortures: Doctors
2014-12-20 21:53
Physicians for Human Rights had not received any response from the US Federal Commission to their call to investigate the role of health professionals in CIA’s torture program, Deputy Director of the organization told Sputnik. December 19 (Sputnik) — US government has not responded to calls to prosecute doctors, who participated in CIA torture program, the Deputy Director of Communications for ...
Ziolebrities: Simon Cowell donates £100,000 to Israeli soldiers to please pregnant jewish girlfriend Lauren Silverman
2014-12-20 21:00
Cowell, 54, is also planning a secret trip to Israel soon as he embraces the Jewish faith of Silverman, 36 Gala: Billionaire Haim Saban with Cowell Simon Cowell has publicly donated nearly £100,000 in support of the Israeli army. The X Factor boss pledged the cash to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces at a US fund-raiser in Beverly Hills. The lavish gala ...
Former Chief Security Officer for NewsCorp: N. Koreans Not Behind Sony Hack, Interview Leak
2014-12-20 2:17
Hemanshu Nigam, a former federal prosecutor and former chief security officer for NewsCorp/Fox studios, says North Korea isn’t behind the Sony Hack. Nigam gave several bullet points for why the hack was likely an inside job. Attack code borrowed from a previous attack on Seoul, that’s why it’s in Korean. Private hackers typically borrow malicious code from other hackers.Nations state attacks follow ...
Sony Fires Back at Obama: Actually We Did Call the White House – Several Times
2014-12-20 2:13
Sony fired back at Obama after the press conference saying they had several conversations with the Obama White House before and after the movie was canceled. Via The Hollywood Reporter: After President Obama criticized Sony for its decision to cancel The Interview's release after theater chains decided not to show the film, the studio has issued a statement elaborating on the move. “The ...
The Bankster International
2014-12-20 1:55
Geopolitical analysis, the art of explaining power relationships through the prism of impersonal geography, can be a helpful tool for observers of the Great Game – but it also has its limitations. A case in point is the renewed US-Russia confrontation. Think tanks and policy insiders easily sell the narrative that from the dark days of the Cold War to ...
More News »