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Singapore will replace passports with iris and facial scans

By 2022 residents of Singapore won’t be required to show a passport when they return home from another country. Instead, a scanner will compare their…

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How coronavirus restrictions inadvertently lead to mass surveillance

Mashable has a great new piece — in video, and in text — about the intersections between COVID-19 restrictions and surveillance-style privacy invasions. The reporting…

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How to Thwart Facial Recognition and Other Surveillance

Whether you’re protesting or just stepping out for a boba, you deserve some algorithm-free alone time. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-thwart-facial-recognition-other-surveillance/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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Even a Federal Judge Agrees That the FBI and NSA Are Flouting Civil Liberty Safeguards

The National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation violated thousands of people’s civil liberties by exploiting systems intended for sussing out foreign intelligence and…

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NSA Mass Surveillance Program Illegal, U.S. Court Rules

The NSA argued its mass surveillance program stopped terrorist attacks – but a new U.S. court ruling found that this is not, and may have…

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Controversial Face Recognition Firm Clearview AI Is Teaming Up With ICE

In a pairing that has all the makings of a privacy and/or human rights nightmare waiting to happen, the dystopian facial recognition software maker Clearview…

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New York lawmakers agree to pause use of facial recognition in schools

New York lawmakers have passed a moratorium that would ban the use of facial recognition in schools until 2022. Their decision comes a month after…

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Here’s a Map of the Surveillance Tech Police Are Using to Track You

An abundance of reporting has confirmed that you’re not paranoid, Minority Report was nonfiction, and face paint isn’t just an art project. We hear about…

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Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It’s Just The Beginning

The FBI investigated and arrested Michael Avery for posting on Facebook about a Black Lives Matter protest. We talk with a tech industry whistleblower about…

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Members of Congress push to ban federal use of face recognition

A group of Democratic Senators and House representatives have introduced a bill that seeks to ban federal use of facial recognition technology. It follows an…

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False facial recognition match leads to a wrongful arrest in Detroit

Many critics of police facial recognition use warn of the potential for racial bias that leads to false arrests, and unfortunately that appears to have…

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NYPD forced to disclose details of drone and other spy tech use

POST Act comes amid efforts to overhaul police in New York, triggered by Black Lives Matter protests Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/nypd-drones-spy-tech-police-new-york-bill-de-blasio-city-council-a9574951.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Senate passes FISA renewal bill, sends it back to the House

The Senate approved legislation Thursday to renew a handful of key domestic surveillance powers, but only after civil libertarians attached language that the Justice Department…

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Senate votes down anti-surveillance amendment, as both parties back warrantless spying on Americans’ browser history

The US Senate has voted down an amendment that would limit surveillance of Americans’ internet records. Apparently, the true divide in Washington is not between…

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Senate expected to approve House-passed surveillance powers bill next week

Senators are expected to vote next week on House-passed legislation to extend the FBI’s surveillance powers, setting up a battle between civil libertarians who want…

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Spy Plane Resumes Flights Over Baltimore Amid COVID-19

The expensive aerial surveillance program won’t help heavily disinvested Baltimore, say Ceasefire co-founder Erricka Bridgeford and author Brandon Soderberg. The post Spy Plane Resumes Flights…

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Banjo suspends state surveillance contracts after report details founder’s white supremacist past

Following an explosive report about the dark past of its founder and CEO Damien Patton, Utah-based company Banjo is facing a backlash in its own…

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Under coronavirus lockdown, Russia expands surveillance state

In Russia, two human rights groups say Vladimir Putin’s government has vastly expanded surveillance to enforce the nation’s coronavirus lockdown, using facial recognition technology and…

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The FBI Is Still Hunting For Ways To Call US Activists Terrorists

The FBI wants you to believe they stopped spying on anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist activists. They haven’t. The post The FBI Is Still Hunting For Ways To…

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Unconstitutional Power Grab? Baltimore Police Sued Over Spy Plane

The police department may be using the COVID-19 shutdown as cover to launch what an ACLU attorney says would be “the most wide-reaching surveillance dragnet…

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Authoritarianism Vs. Democracy: How Will We Fight COVID-19?

Historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work shows how to interpret the COVID-19 crisis as part of the global struggle between liberal elites and the rising populist…

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