Category Archives: Surveillance technology

FoxNews: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Police surveillance cameras and facial recognition technology threaten our privacy

FoxNews: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Police surveillance cameras and facial recognition technology threaten our privacy:

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WaPo: California could become the largest state to ban facial recognition in body cameras

WaPo: California could become the largest state to ban facial recognition in body cameras by Reis Thebault:

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WaPo: Sen. Markey seeks answers from Ring on doorbell-camera police network

WaPo: Sen. Markey seeks answers from Ring on doorbell-camera police network https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/09/05/sen-markey-seeks-answers-ring-doorbell-camera-police-network/ Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is seeking answers from the doorbell-camera firm Ring about its hundreds of video-sharing partnerships with U.S. police agencies, citing ‘serious privacy and civil … Continue reading

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NYT: Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court

NYT: Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court By Adam Satariano: “In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about its use.”

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Forbes: Will Networked Self-Driving Cars Become A Surveillance Nightmare?

Forbes: Will Networked Self-Driving Cars Become A Surveillance Nightmare? by Brad Templeton:

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techspot: Amazon’s Ring has partnerships with over 400 US police forces

techspot: Amazon’s Ring has partnerships with over 400 US police forces by Adrian Potoroaca (“The company calls it the ‘new neighborhood watch’”) Arkansas Times: Big brother in your doorbell in Little Rock, other Arkansas cities by Max Brantley Prior post … Continue reading

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Reclaimthenet: Google gives police data on all users within 100 feet of bank robbery

Reclaimthenet: Google gives police data on all users within 100 feet of bank robbery by Tom Parker:

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NPR: Privacy Experts Say The Trade-Offs Of Tech To Track Kids In School Aren’t Worth It

NPR: Privacy Experts Say The Trade-Offs Of Tech To Track Kids In School Aren’t Worth It by Anya Kamenetz and Jessica Bakeman: The use of tech to track and police our kids in school is growing and privacy experts say … Continue reading

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The Recorder: Commentary: Is Privacy Dead in the World of the Internet of Things?

The Recorder: Commentary: Is Privacy Dead in the World of the Internet of Things? by Brian Kint: There may have been a time where it was possible to go through life while remaining relatively anonymous with respect to the products … Continue reading

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FoxNews: Turn off your Bluetooth, warn security experts

FoxNews: Turn off your Bluetooth, warn security experts by Brooke Crothers: Your Bluetooth connection is unsafe. Very unsafe. That’s the message from the largest hacker convention.

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NYTimes: Opinion: No, Facebook Is Not Secretly Listening to You

NYTimes: Opinion: No, Facebook Is Not Secretly Listening to You (Except when it is.) by Sarah Jeong

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Bloomberg Law: Location Data Privacy Protection Expanding in Judges’ Hands

Bloomberg Law: Location Data Privacy Protection Expanding in Judges’ Hands by Daniel R. Stoller: Courts have been expanding privacy protections for law enforcement access to real-time cell tower data, a trend attorneys say eventually could include other location-based information. . … Continue reading

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