surveillance

French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance

French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance

Well-meaning but falls short of data protection standards.
Jun 18 2020 6:24AM
Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Until US laws introduced to regulate the tech.
Jun 12 2020 6:37AM
Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

While new laws are brokered.
Jun 11 2020 8:08AM
Israel's NSO showcases drone tech, pushes to counter rights abuse allegations

Israel's NSO showcases drone tech, pushes to counter rights abuse allegations

Gives the public a rare look at its technology.
Jun 9 2020 6:41AM
Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system

Government describes initial rollout as a test.
Aug 8 2019 1:25PM
"Safe like China": In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech

"Safe like China": In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech

Furthering China's Latin America ambitions.
Jul 8 2019 1:14PM
Apple, Google, Microsoft tell GCHQ to drop 'ghost' spy protocol

Apple, Google, Microsoft tell GCHQ to drop 'ghost' spy protocol

Violates human rights, privacy and creates dangerous cyber risks.
May 31 2019 8:10AM
Cisco says crypto bill will create backdoors

Cisco says crypto bill will create backdoors

And mean it has to break a promise to never allow surveillance.
Oct 13 2018 9:30AM
"Peekaboo" flaw opens up scores of network CCTV recorders

"Peekaboo" flaw opens up scores of network CCTV recorders

Users advised to limit access and secure devices.
Sep 18 2018 2:55PM
NSA triples collection of US phone records

NSA triples collection of US phone records

Worries privacy advocates.
May 7 2018 6:38AM
Pentagon exposed huge internet surveillance data cache

Pentagon exposed huge internet surveillance data cache

Yet another AWS data bucket spill.
Nov 20 2017 7:14AM
NSA ends warrantless spying on US digital comms

NSA ends warrantless spying on US digital comms

Privacy advocates welcome end of controversial practice.
May 1 2017 7:06AM
Facebook blocks its data from being used in surveillance tools

Facebook blocks its data from being used in surveillance tools

Makes policy "explicit".
Mar 14 2017 5:19PM
UN report calls for 'international warrant' governing surveillance

UN report calls for 'international warrant' governing surveillance

Special rapporteur issues grave warnings.
Mar 9 2017 10:06AM
Wikileaks publishes large trove of CIA hacking tools

Wikileaks publishes large trove of CIA hacking tools

Spies said to have exploits for iPhones, Android and smart TVs.
Mar 8 2017 5:37AM
Snowden's favoured secure email provider Lavabit reboots

Snowden's favoured secure email provider Lavabit reboots

Built on new end-to-end encryption standard.
Jan 23 2017 6:54AM
Controversial US spy chief Clapper quits

Controversial US spy chief Clapper quits

Oversaw mass surveillance programs revealed by Snowden.
Nov 18 2016 6:40AM
New US surveillance rules raise privacy concerns

New US surveillance rules raise privacy concerns

Changes make it easier for law enforcement agencies to access warrants.
Oct 28 2016 11:40AM
Yahoo pleads with US govt to clarify email spying order

Yahoo pleads with US govt to clarify email spying order

Transparency requested.
Oct 20 2016 8:39AM
Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence

Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence

Wrote custom software for real-time searches of incoming messages.
Oct 5 2016 4:53AM

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