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New project shows scope of police surveillance
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New project shows scope of police surveillance

by EFF The Electronic Frontier Foundation with the help of several volunteers, students, and using public and private datasets, has…
NYPD must disclose surveillance tools
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NYPD must disclose surveillance tools

Via CNET New York City recently passed the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology, or POST, Act. The Act, passed with…
The ACLU sues Clearview AI
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The ACLU sues Clearview AI

Via The ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union has announced that they’re suing Clearview AI, the secretive facial recognition surveillance…
Signal releases photo blur tool for protestors
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Signal releases photo blur tool for protestors

Via Signal Signal, the encrypted messaging app, has released new tools to aid protestors around the world who are at…
Expanded PATRIOT Act would allow warrantless online surveillance
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Expanded PATRIOT Act would allow warrantless online surveillance

Via The Daily Beast A vote to renew the 2001 PATRIOT Act, passed soon after the 9/11 terrorist attacks may…
U.S. blocks Twitter’s efforts to be transparent
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U.S. blocks Twitter’s efforts to be transparent

Via Reuters In an effort to be more transparent, Twitter wanted to reveal more information about the surveillance requests it…
Chile shows what post-coronavirus society may look like
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Chile shows what post-coronavirus society may look like

Via Bloomberg Chile will start issuing ‘immunity’ cards to citizens, allowing them to work freely and live more ‘normal’ lives,…
On Apple/Google Contact Tracing
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On Apple/Google Contact Tracing

Shocking myself and perhaps others, I am supportive of the broad rollout and adoption of the Apple/Google Contact Tracing technology.…
Apple and Google team up to combat coronavirus via contract tracing
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Apple and Google team up to combat coronavirus via contract tracing

Via Google and Apple Apple and Google have announced a joint effort to help combat the coronavirus outbreak by introducing…
Microsoft to end investments in third-party facial recognition
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Microsoft to end investments in third-party facial recognition

Via The Verge Following a controversy surrounding a small facial recognition company Microsoft had an investment in, Microsoft has announced…
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