If you're walking in Bloomfield, New Jersey, there's a good chance you're being recorded. But it's not a corporate office or warehouse security camera capturing the footage -- it's likely a Ring doorbell made by Amazon.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have been using facial recognition systems in airports and at the border, but insists that it isn't a surveillance program. Legislators are finally starting to wake up to the fact that, Yes, it IS a surveillance
The latest software land rush goes beyond simple face recognition to reading your emotions. This will have thousands of ready applications such as pre-crime analysis and reporting. Of course, just as people misread emotions on a regular basis, so wil
ORWELLIAN FUTURE: FACIAL RECOGNITION & MASS SURVEILLANCE IS COMING TO U.S. SCHOOLS
Google is very interested in your shopping habits – so much that the tech giant is collecting and saving your purchase history.
Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and prof
Facebook wants to send 'emotional' robots to explore the world on tank-style tracks and scan the faces of people to 'help users make friends'
If you own an Amazon Echo or another Alexa-enabled device, you can now tell Alexa to delete your voice recordings. While this is currently only limited to voice recordings up to one day old, it is at least a start.
Red pill or blue pill? You decide. Twenty years after the Wachowskis' iconic 1999 film, The Matrix, introduced us to a futuristic world in which humans exist in a computer-simulated non-reality powered by authoritarian machines--a world where t
Google is very interested in your shopping habits - so much that the tech giant is collecting and saving your purchase history.
When you arrive at the airport to board a flight, do you have any legitimate "expectation of privacy?" Uncle Sam and the Orwellian Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) would like you to think you don't.
Monitoring software used by The Washington Post on an ordinary iPhone found that no fewer than 5,400 app trackers were sending data from the phone – in some cases including sensitive data like location and phone number.
AMONG THE MEGA-CORPORATIONS that surveil you, your cellphone carrier has always been one of the keenest monitors, in constant contact with the one small device you keep on you at almost every moment.
Around the world a quiet revolution is transforming the way cities deliver services to their residents.
A man was recently fined for pulling his shirt over his face walking down the street.
In his first pair of interviews since being sworn in, Attorney General Barr told Fox News and WSJ that he was pursuing the investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe - an investigation he has tasked
Police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face when he saw a controversial facial recognition camera on a street in London.
An Israeli spyware company named in a Financial Times report on a WhatsApp security flaw prides itself on "rigorous, ethical standards" despite previous links to alleged espionage.
With so much attention focused recently on constant consumer spying and privacy violations, erroneous or otherwise, by Amazon, Facebook and now Twitter, it is easy to forget that virtually...
Guess who wrote the following text: When Alexa runs your home, Amazon tracks you in more ways than you might want
As Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee - led by Chairman Jerry Nadler - voted to hold AG William Barr in contempt on Wednesday, one Republican wasn't having it. During a heated diatribe during the vote, Jordan refused to yield and instead a
Microsoft had already announced it would be combating offensive language, now it has simply gone too far!
More and more mainstream journalists are writing about China's main dystopian export: all-seeing surveillance. While not perceived as Technocracy per se, they are connecting the dots as they watch multiple nations following in China's footsteps.
Would you let a stranger eavesdrop in your home and keep the recordings? For most people, the answer is, "Are you crazy?"
Even though the NSA itself has scrapped a large part of its phone spying/data collection operation because of abysmal usefulness, the Trump Admin is seeking to make its authority to collect the data permanent. ? TN Editor
Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to surveil, track and categorize the entire local population - particularly the 13 million or so Turkic Muslims subject to heightened scrutiny, of
Attorney General William Barr told the Senate Judiciary Panel this week that he has assembled a team at the Justice Department to probe whether the spying conducted by the FBI against the Trump campaign in 2016 was improper, reports Bloomberg.
Zuckerberg is promoting private rooms. What's the real reason?
Chinese authorities in Xinjiang are building a comprehensive database that tracks the precise locations of its citizens, their mobile app usage, their religious habits and even their electricity and gasoline consumption as part of a technology-driven
During a group dinner in a small town in Norway in 2015, at an international conference for investigative journalists, a Ukrainian reporter told me that he used both Gmail and Mail.ru, Russia's most popular email provider.