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: Reveal

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

Posted on: Jan 27, 2011, Source: Reveal

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: Reveal

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

Posted on: Jan 7, 2011, Source: Reveal

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

Posted on: Jan 5, 2011, Source: Reveal

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: Reveal

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: Reveal

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: Reveal

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: Reveal

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: Reveal

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: Reveal

Agency wanted help developing ‘effective homeland security strategies.’

Posted on: May 26, 2010, Source: Reveal

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.