Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tag: surveillance

Privacy advocates decry EU’s failure to fully address surveillance concerns in...

Privacy groups have expressed disappointment, labeling the Act a 'missed opportunity' for not including a complete ban on live facial recognition.

Eyes are always on you

In the post-9/11 years, military has become part and parcel of a distinctly all-American “surveillance” culture.

China’s ‘surveillance creep’: How big data COVID monitoring could be used...

It is crucial these surveillance systems embed principles of transparency and accountability within their design.

What the Pegasus Project has revealed about the rise of for...

For journalists and activists what we’ve learned about Pegasus has created new doubts about security.

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

High-tech workplace surveillance: New report warns of dystopian mass surveillance amid...

“The speed at which these new privacy-shredding technologies have been unleashed is alarming, especially given that none of them have been proven to be effective at mitigating the spread of COVID-19.”

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

Congress introduces EARN IT Act, which would end encryption programs but...

“EARN IT is anti-speech, anti-security, and anti-innovation. Congress must reject it.”

Goodbye to all that

A private investigator on living in a surveillance culture.

A threat to global democracy: How Facebook & surveillance capitalism empower...

This is just the latest in a string of controversies surrounding Facebook’s unprecedented influence on democracy in the United States and around the world.

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Perfection no standard for re-election

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EU passes landmark law to restore 20% of land and sea by 2030 despite...

In a narrow vote, the EU adopts a crucial nature restoration law, sparking controversy and political turmoil.

IRS targets basis shifting loophole to reclaim $50 billion from super rich

IRS crackdown on complex tax maneuvers is set to generate significant federal revenue by enforcing compliance among high-income taxpayers.

IDF kills 17 in attacks on Nuseirat Refugee Camp amid ongoing Gaza conflict

The strikes come on the heels of a recent operation in which Israel's military killed over 270 Palestinians to rescue four hostages.

Trump or Biden on Israel?

It's no contest.