Stories by G.W. Schulz

G.W. Schulz, a reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting, has been covering homeland security issues since 2008. subscribe to G.W.  Schulz's feed

Posted on: Sep 7, 2011, Source: America's War Within

How writing in a notebook, filming, or looking around too much can throw you into the spooky world of homeland security.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2011, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

After some embarrassing incidents, authorities are teaching cops to keep a low profile online.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2011, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

It may only be a matter of time until social networking sites are forced to relinquish your personal information to the government.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2011, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Nervous about backlash if leaked documents are made public, BofA -- or someone -- is purchasing hundreds of potentially embarrassing domain names, like Brianmoynihanblows.com.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2011, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

The federal government's new anti-terrorism program promotes spying and incites fear among ordinary citizens.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2011, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

According to cables released by Wikileaks, the Japanese government asked the U.S. to revoke Sea Shepherd's tax exempt status.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

The Wikileaks document dump may hinder efforts to halt -- or at least monitor -- illicit weapons traffickers around the globe.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Colorful comments on the TSA website reveal how many people are unnerved by the seemingly endless tightening of security at airports in the United States.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Corporations and government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, are increasingly using new communications tools for surveillance purposes.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Employers and government investigators can hire private eyes to observe your behavior on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other online accounts.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Government employees just can’t seem to resist the temptation to pry into the private lives of high-profile figures.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Agency wanted help developing ‘effective homeland security strategies.’

Posted on: May 26, 2010, Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

A 'virtual fence' along the Mexican border has been plagued with technical problems and poor planning from the start -- and the tab to taxpayers is already $800 million.