Category Archives: Surveillance technology

WaPo: The Senate just voted to undo landmark rules covering your Internet privacy

WaPo: The Senate just voted to undo landmark rules covering your Internet privacy by Brian Fung:

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

WaPo: Who’s logging your face?

WaPo: Who’s logging your face? by Alvaro Bedoya: You probably remember the day you got your driver’s license. You went to the department of motor vehicles, took a driving test, stood for a photograph and then got your license. What … Continue reading

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

New law review article: Hiding in Plain Sight: A Fourth Amendment Framework for Analyzing Government Surveillance in Public

Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Hiding in Plain Sight: A Fourth Amendment Framework for Analyzing Government Surveillance in Public, 66 Emory L.J. 527 (2017):

Posted in Reasonable expectation of privacy, Surveillance technology | Comments Off

WaPo: Facebook says police can’t use its data for ‘surveillance’

WaPo: Facebook says police can’t use its data for ‘surveillance’ by Elizabeth Dwoskin: Facebook is cutting police departments off from a vast trove of data that has been increasingly used to monitor protesters and activists. The move, which the social … Continue reading

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

Tenth Amendment Center: New Hampshire House Passes Bill Banning Support for Warrantless Federal Spying Programs

Tenth Amendment Center: New Hampshire House Passes Bill Banning Support for Warrantless Federal Spying Programs by Michael Bolden:

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

OC Weekly: FBI Used Best Buy’s Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance

OC Weekly: FBI Used Best Buy’s Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance by R. Scott Moxley: Recently unsealed records reveal a much more extensive secret relationship than previously known between the FBI and Best Buy’s Geek Squad, including evidence … Continue reading

Posted in Private search, Surveillance technology | Comments Off

NYTimes Opinion: The Truth About the WikiLeaks C.I.A. Cache

NYTimes Opinion: The Truth About the WikiLeaks C.I.A. Cache\ by Zeynep Tufekci: Not all that is made out to be; unfounded assumptions by the press based on hype from Wikileaks.

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

CNN: Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’

CNN: Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’ by Mary Kay Mallonee & Eugene Scott: FBI Director James Comey warned Wednesday that Americans should not have expectations of ‘absolute privacy,’ adding that he planned to finish … Continue reading

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

CNN: Wikileaks claims to reveal how CIA hacks TVs and phones all over the world

CNN: Wikileaks claims to reveal how CIA hacks TVs and phones all over the world by Jose Pagliery: The CIA has become the preeminent hacking operation, sneaking into high-tech phones and televisions to spy on people worldwide, according to an … Continue reading

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off

Ark. Dem.-Gaz.: Amazon will turn over any data recorded in man’s hot-tub death

Ark. Dem.-Gaz.: Amazon will turn over any data recorded in man’s hot-tub death by Tracy Neal: Murder suspect allows access to voice-activated device

Posted in Surveillance technology | Comments Off