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FEARS: City-wide surveillance cameras, AI and Privacy (internet)

a collection of articles exploring (possible) dystopian possibilities of City-wide surveillance cameras, AI and Privacy (internet)

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Article wired.co.uk

The UK is secretly testing a controversial web snooping tool | WIRED UK - WIRED UK


The Investigatory Powers Act, or Snooper’s Charter, was introduced in 2016. Now one of its most contentious surveillance tools is being secretly trialled by internet firms

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Article theverge.com

Artificial intelligence is going to supercharge surveillance - The Verge - The Verge (2018)


What happens when digital eyes get the brains to match? Machine learning is helping CCTV cameras to analyze what we do in real time, creating a new and powerful form of autom...

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Article theatlantic.com

The City That Remembers Everything - The Atlantic - The Atlantic


The smart city is moving beyond cameras and microphones to stranger surveillance tools.

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Article nytimes.com

Will Everything Stay in New Orleans If Cameras Capture It All? - The New York Times


Will 1,500 Street Cameras Be a Wet Blanket in New Orleans? Residents wonder whether the city’s freewheeling appeal will suffer if bars, clubs and other businesses are require...

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Article wsj.com

Amazon’s Face-Scanning Surveillance Software Contrasts With Its Privacy Stance - WSJ - WSJ


Facial-recognition technology enables governments and private enterprise to track citizens anywhere there is a camera, even if they’re not carrying any devices. It’s a stark exa...

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Article nyclu.org

Facial Recognition Cameras Do Not Belong in Schools | New York Civil Liberties Union - New York Civil Liberties Union (2018)


Next year, students as young as 4 or 5 years old who attend public school in Western New York’s Lockport School District could be subject to surveillance from facial recognition...

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Article bbc.com

Coffee delivery drone patented by IBM - BBC News


Drones could tell when people are tired and lower a coffee on an "unspooling string", IBM suggests.

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Article bloomberg.com

Palantir Knows Everything About You | Bloomberg - Bloomberg.com


Peter Thiel's data-mining company is using War on Terror tools to track American citizens. The scary thing? Palantir is desperate for new customers.

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Article nytimes.com

Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police. Critics See Surveillance Risk. - The New York Times


More than two dozen civil rights organizations asked the tech giant to stop selling its image recognition system to law enforcement agencies...

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Article techcrunch.com

A university is outfitting living spaces with thousands of Echo Dots – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Soon, Saint Louis University students won’t be able to avoid Amazon’s near ubiquitous smart speakers. The university announced this week a plan to outfit living spaces with 2,30...

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Article wired.com

Silicon Valley Writes a Playbook to Help Avert Ethical Disasters || Wired - WIRED


A new guidebook for tech companies helps them imagine future scenarios where their tech might end up causing societal harm.

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Article nextgov.com

Dulles Airport Surprises Passengers with Facial-Recognition Boarding - Nextgov - Nextgov.com


Airport officials rolled out the system expecting to increase security and decrease boarding times.

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Article nytimes.com

Australia Wants to Take Government Surveillance to the Next Level - The New York Times


A new bill will help its intelligence agencies circumvent encryption. And what starts Down Under won’t necessarily stay there.

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Article blogs.microsoft.com

Facial recognition: It’s time for action - Microsoft - Microsoft on the Issues (2018)


In July, we shared our views about the need for government regulation and responsible industry measures to address advancing facial recognition technology. As we discussed, this...

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Article qz.com

US is using road signs to capture license plate data — Quartz - Quartz


It takes a photograph of your license plate.

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Article wired.com

Digital IDs Are More Dangerous Than You Think | WIRED - WIRED


Opinion: Digital identification systems are meant to aid the marginalized. Actually, they're ripe for abuse.

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Article amp.miamiherald.com

Miami facial recognition company Kairos replaces Brian Brackeen as CEO | Miami Herald - miamiherald


Miami facial recognition company Kairos replaces Brian Brackeen as CEO

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Article vox.com

Tech issues: The myth of inevitable technological progress - Vox - Vox (2019)


Tech moguls see facial recognition, smart diapers, and surveillance devices as inevitable evolutions. They’re not.

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Article nbcnews.com

Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos scraped without consent - NBC - NBC News


Facial recognition researchers are sweeping up photos by the millions from social media and categorizing them by age, gender, skin tone and dozens of other metrics.

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Article massprivatei.blogspot.com

MassPrivateI: San Diego Has Been Turned Into A Massive Chinese-Style Public Surveillance Network (Updated)


Civil Rights, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security

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Article nytimes.com

Opinion | We Built an ‘Unbelievable’ (but Legal) Facial Recognition Machine - The New York Times


What we found shows the technology’s promise — and perils.

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Article vice.com

AI Has Made Video Surveillance Automated and Terrifying - VICE - Vice (2019)


AI can flag people based on their clothing or behavior, identify people's emotions, and find people who are acting "unusual."

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Article vice.com

This Small Company Is Turning Utah Into a Surveillance Panopticon - Vice (2020)


Banjo is applying artificial intelligence to government-owned surveillance and traffic cameras across the entire state of Utah to tell police about "anomalies."

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Article longreads.com

‘Nothing Kept Me Up At Night the Way the Gorgon Stare Did.’ - Longreads - Longreads (2019)


The Gorgon Stare, a military drone-surveillance technology that can track multiple moving targets at once, is coming to a city near you.

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Podcast nytimes.com

The End of Privacy as We Know It? - The New York Times


An unregulated facial recognition app can probably tell the police your name, and help them find out where you live and who your friends are.

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Article marketwatch.com

Mastercard is pioneering new payment technology that identifies commuters by the way they walk - MarketWatch


Mastercard is working with transport firms to develop a new gait technology system. CCTV cameras would identify passengers approaching transport barriers and...

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Article cnet.com

Your face mask selfies could be training the next facial recognition tool - CNET


Researchers are crawling the internet for photos of people wearing face masks to improve facial recognition algorithms.

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Article theatlantic.com

Contact Tracing Could Free America From Quarantine - The Atlantic (2020)


Contact tracing is working in South Korea and Singapore. But it raises privacy issues. Our cellphones and smartphones have several means of logging our activity. GPS tracks o...

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Article reuters.com

Rite Aid deployed facial recognition systems in hundreds of U.S. stores - Reuters


Rite Aid used facial recognition in largely lower-income, non-white neighborhoods. The systems included one from a firm with links to China and its government In the hearts o...

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