Category Archives: Surveillance technology

Biometric Update: Opinions roll in on whether to ban, regulate, or hardly regulate biometric facial recognition

Biometric Update: Opinions roll in on whether to ban, regulate, or hardly regulate biometric facial recognition by Chris Burt:

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Bloomberg: Don’t Ban Facial-Recognition Technology. Regulate It.

Bloomberg Opinion: Don’t Ban Facial-Recognition Technology. Regulate It. Concerns are understandable. But with rules in place, the benefits will far outweigh the risks.

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Law & Crime: Robert Kraft Gets Huge Win: Judge Blocks Spa Video, Says Evidence Was Illegally Obtained

Law & Crime: Robert Kraft Gets Huge Win: Judge Blocks Spa Video, Says Evidence Was Illegally Obtained by Alberto Luperon: A Florida judge decided to suppress police surveillance footage of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft from a prostitution case, … Continue reading

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AP: San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

AP: San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition by Mat O’Brien and Janie Har: If San Francisco adopts a ban, other cities, states or even Congress could follow, with lawmakers from both parties looking to curtail government … Continue reading

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NBC News: How facial recognition became a routine policing tool in America

NBC News: How facial recognition became a routine policing tool in America by Jon Schuppe:

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Reason: San Francisco a Step Closer to Banning Police Use of Facial Recognition Surveillance

Reason: San Francisco a Step Closer to Banning Police Use of Facial Recognition Surveillance by Ronald Bailey:

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WaPo Podcast: Police test facial recognition in Oregon. But privacy advocates have serious concerns.

WaPo Podcast: Police test facial recognition in Oregon. But privacy advocates have serious concerns. by Drew Harwell

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Outside the Beltway: Virginia Judge Rules Automated Collection Of License Plate Data Illegal

Outside the Beltway: Virginia Judge Rules Automated Collection Of License Plate Data Illegal by Doug Mataconis: A Virginia Judge has ruled that automated license plate collection systems violate state law.

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Wired: Hacker Says He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines Via Compromised GPS Apps

Wired: Hacker Says He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines Via Compromised GPS Apps:

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NYT: The Privacy Project

NYT: The Privacy Project:

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NYT: Losing Our Fourth Amendment Data Protection

NYT: Losing Our Fourth Amendment Data Protection by Josephine Wolff: The courts have shielded information when we have a “reasonable expectation” it will stay private. What happens when we stop believing?

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Just Security: CBP’s New Social Media Surveillance: A Threat to Free Speech and Privacy

Just Security: CBP’s New Social Media Surveillance: A Threat to Free Speech and Privacy by Raya Koreh:

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