Category Archives: Surveillance technology

Techspot: US Customs to speed up facial recognition adoption at airports despite privacy concerns

Techspot: US Customs to speed up facial recognition adoption at airports despite privacy concerns by David Matthews US Government maintains the technology is critical to national security

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Biometric Update: Constitutional rights group recommends laws limiting facial biometrics use by U.S. law enforcement

Biometric Update: Constitutional rights group recommends laws limiting facial biometrics use by U.S. law enforcement by Chris Burt:

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Law.com: Public Surveillance and Your Legal Right to Privacy

Law.com: Public Surveillance and Your Legal Right to Privacy by Cliff Rieders: In George Orwell’s “1984,” the citizens could at least see the screen that was watching them. Not so today. Surveillance is often ubiquitous—and because it may encompass public … Continue reading

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The Verge: Privacy advocate held at gunpoint after license plate reader mistake, lawsuit alleges

The Verge: Privacy advocate held at gunpoint after license plate reader mistake, lawsuit alleges by Colin Lecher:

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WaPo: With fitness trackers in the workplace, bosses can monitor your every step — and possibly more

WaPo: With fitness trackers in the workplace, bosses can monitor your every step — and possibly more by Christopher Rowland:

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MeriTalk: A[mazon] W[eb] S[ervice] Offers Support Facial Recognition Legislation

MeriTalk: AWS Offers Support Facial Recognition Legislation:

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ECN: Will Big Brother Technology Compromise Privacy?

ECN: Will Big Brother Technology Compromise Privacy? by Ashley Osbun:

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TruNews: UK Police Fines Man after He Protested Facial Recognition

TruNews: UK Police Fines Man after He Protested Facial Recognition: If The ‘Predictive Policing’ Technology Makes Its Way To The U.S., There Could Be Some Major Problems.

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Digital Trends: As law enforcement gets increasingly high-tech, is privacy being compromised?

Digital Trends: As law enforcement gets increasingly high-tech, is privacy being compromised? by Jules Suzdaltsev:

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ABAJ: Lawyer’s suit says FaceTime bug allowed secret recording of deposition, caused emotional trauma

ABAJ: Lawyer’s suit says FaceTime bug allowed secret recording of deposition, caused emotional trauma bY Debra Cassens Weiss:

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NYT: iPhone FaceTime Bug That Allows Spying Was Flagged to Apple Over a Week Ago

NYT: iPhone FaceTime Bug That Allows Spying Was Flagged to Apple Over a Week Ago by Nicole Perlroth: SAN FRANCISCO — On Jan. 19, Grant Thompson, a 14-year-old in Arizona, made an unexpected discovery: Using FaceTime, Apple’s video chatting software, … Continue reading

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WaPo: There’s hope for federal online privacy legislation

WaPo: There’s hope for federal online privacy legislation (editorial):

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