A security flaw in Ring’s Neighbors app was exposing the precise locations and home addresses of users who had posted to the app.
A suspect NGO claiming to combat child trafficking by providing surveillance tech to US police has allowed Amazon to continue supplying U.S. law enforcement with facial recognition software despite the tech giant’s moratorium on its sale to police.
Several companies offering phone-spying apps — known as “stalkerware” — are still advertising in Google search results, despite the search giant’s ban that took effect today, TechCrunch has found.
Use of the tech needs to be narrower to conform to human rights law, court held.
A mobile app once used by the Trump campaign and other partisan interests has been rebranded and is now part of an “approved” national app database specifically designed for use by public health and safety agencies.
Chris Larsen knows that a crypto mogul spending his own money for a city’s camera surveillance system might sound creepy. He’s here to explain why it’s not.
The sale is “an end-run around the usual legal processes.”
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the amended version on July 2.
On Friday, IBM Research updated their open source “IBM Differential Privacy Library,” a suite of new lightweight tools offering “an array of functionality to extract insight and knowledge from data with robust privacy guarantees.”
The bill would also make federal funding for state and local law enforcement contingent on the enactment of similar bans.
COVI-PASS will determine whether you can go to a restaurant, if you need a medical test, or are due for a talking-to by authorities in a post-COVID world. Consent is voluntary, but enforcement will be compulsory.
On Juneteenth, transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) published the “BlueLeaks” 269GB megatrove collection containing decades of highly sensitive police files, including internal memos, financial records, emails, audio, video, and intelligence documents from over 200 state, local, and federal agencies.
Location data requires a warrant since 2018; lock screen may now, too.
The Patriot Act is about to be reauthorized, but we still don’t know basic facts about how our web browsing habits are being collected.
UC Santa Cruz police utilized military surveillance equipment to surveil and police the graduate student ‘wildcat’ strike earlier this year.