Category Archives: Surveillance technology

ZDNet et al: Trump administration demands data on over a million visitors to anti-Trump site

ZDNet: Trump administration demands data on over a million visitors to anti-Trump site by Zack Whittaker The EFF, representing Dreamhost in the case, called the Justice Dept’s order ‘unconstitutional’. ACLU: Massive Search Warrant Targets Anti-Trump Website in Clear Threat to … Continue reading

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Wired: Warrantless US Spying Is Set to Expire Soon. Let it Die

Wired: Warrantless US Spying Is Set to Expire Soon. Let it Die by Kevin Montenegro and Stephen Renderos:

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WIRED: Your Own Pacemaker Can Now Testify Against You In Court

WIRED: Your Own Pacemaker Can Now Testify Against You In Court by Deanna Paul: When Ross Compton had a pacemaker installed, he had a constitutional right to remain silent. One would expect his body to have the same. But when … Continue reading

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The Hill: Congress must act to protect data privacy before courts make surveillance even easier

The Hill: Congress must act to protect data privacy before courts make surveillance even easier by Ashley Baker:

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LATimes: Privacy trumps the expedience of police technology tools

LATimes: Privacy trumps the expedience of police technology tools (editorial):

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The Guardian: ‘Anonymous’ browsing data can be easily exposed, researchers reveal

The Guardian: ‘Anonymous’ browsing data can be easily exposed, researchers reveal by Alex Hearn: A journalist and a data scientist secured data from three million users easily by creating a fake marketing company, and were able to de-anonymise many users.

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NYT: Border Agents Test Facial Scans to Track Those Overstaying Visas

NYT: Border Agents Test Facial Scans to Track Those Overstaying Visas by Ron Nixon:

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ABA Litigation News: Alexa, How Private Is My Home?

ABA Litigation News (Summer 2017): Alexa, How Private Is My Home? by Carl A. Aveni (online title: How Private Is Your Home in the Age of Alexa?)

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Law.com: Roberts Is Uneasy About Invasive Police Devices, Gorsuch Has His Back

Law.com: Roberts Is Uneasy About Invasive Police Devices, Gorsuch Has His Back by Marsha Coyle:

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Carbonated.tv: Traveling abroad? Now Your Face Could Be Scanned At Airports

Carbonated.tv: Traveling abroad? Now Your Face Could Be Scanned At Airports by Alice Salles While the government says the plan to keep track of travelers is about security, privacy advocates have reason to believe Americans are the ones facing risks.

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