Last updated January 28, 4:22 AM (UTC)
The news: US government use of facial recognition technology should be banned “pending further review,” according to 40 organizations that signed a letter calling for a recommendation to be made to the president.
Surveillance capitalists control the science and the scientists, the secrets and the truth.
The story of Biosphere 2 and the prospects for planetary repair.
Regional countries have deployed some of the world’s most advanced tech to monitor what we do.
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Ring isn't just a product that allows users to surveil their neighbors. The company also uses it to surveil its customers.An investigation by EFF of the Ring doorbell app for Android found it to be packed with third-party trackers sending out a plethora of customers’ personally identifiable...
Sareeta Amrute — Sounding the Flat Alarm (Review of Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism) (boundary2.org)
a review of Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power (PublicAffairs, 2019) by Sareeta Amrute Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surve…
What is George Packer so afraid of?
Translation tutorial presented by: Corinne Cath-Speth, Mark Latonero, Vidushi Marda, Roya Pakzad (fat2020tutorials.github.io)
Human Rights as a Complementary Framework for AI Policy and Practice
As citizens of a democracy, we need to hear one another. Why can’t we?
A once-unthinkable concept is gaining traction and deserves our attention.
This is an ineffective, cumbersome system that even some of the nation’s brightest minds haven’t been able to legally wield in nearly five years.
It’s simply a tool—and hardly a perfect one
Launch of the VUB Research Chair in Surveillance Studies At Botanique, Brussels Address: Koningsstraat 236, 1210 Sint-Joost-ten-Node RSVP:&...
Reporting about the powerful tool with a database of three billion photos “troubled” the state’s attorney general, who asked for an inquiry into its use.
The mantra of “less is more” still obeys a logic of accumulation—but it hints at genuinely different ways of thinking.
On January 15, a Norweigian Consumer Council (NCC) investigative report exposed the ways that Grindr, OKCupid, and eight other apps are collecting and sharing extremely sensitive personal data. Grindr in particular was sharing users’ age and location tied to a device ID that would allow trackers to...
Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey's interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks - sources (reuters.com)
Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe an...
The tech giant has begun charging U.S. law enforcement for responses to search warrants and subpoenas.
Defend yourself against tracking and surveillance. Circumvent censorship.
A new year often starts with good resolutions. Some resolve to change a certain habit, others resolve to abandon an undesired trait. Mobile app makers, too, claim to have user behavior and their preferences at their heart. From dating to health to music, their promise is to add convenience to...