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.
A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or something,” a backer says.
Doorbell-camera firm Ring has partnered with 400 police forces, extending surveillance concerns.
Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, the WSJ reports.
Apple says, “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” Our privacy experiment showed 5,400 hidden app trackers guzzled our data — in a single week.
The judge says the government’s request “runs afoul” of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments.
The software allows the FBI to automate the analysis of mountains of video surveillance footage much faster than live agents can.
On Friday afternoon, just hours before Congress failed to avert a government shutdown, the President signed into law the “FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017.” The bill passed the House and Senate earlier this week with the support of many Republicans and Democrats, offering only slight adjustments to Section 702, a law that oversees the NSA’s spying ability.
With bipartisan backing, a total of 256 members of the House of Representatives voted Thursday morning to renew one of the government’s most sweeping surveillance authorities for six years with Read More…
The 4 PM meeting for consideration of H.R. 4478 – FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 has been postponed subject to call of the Chair. — HouseRulesCommittee (@RulesReps) December 20, Read More…
The British anti-terrorism measure ‘Schedule 7’ has just been used to convict Muhammad Rabbani for an offense that has nothing to do with terrorism: refusing to give authorities his computer password.
Google’s Gmail service will no longer scan the contents of user emails, relying instead on other data for personalized ads