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Surveillance, Security and Privacy Issues

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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 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 thewire.in

Right to Privacy a Fundamental Right, Says Supreme Court in Unanimous Verdict - The Wire (2017)


Indians enjoy a fundamental right to privacy, that it is intrinsic to life and liberty and thus comes under Article 21 of the Indian constitution

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Article mashable.com

Your fitness tracker knows too much about you | Mashable - Mashable


Strava Heatmap shows that fitness trackers represent a privacy threat. Where you jog, where you work, and, yes, where you sleep — all this and more is collected, aggregated...

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Article nytimes.com

The Autonomous Selfie Drone Is Here. Is Society Ready for It? - The New York Times


A start-up called Skydio has created a consumer drone that flies itself. Its tech is likely to become ubiquitous. “The drone knows your face, your gait and your clothing. It ...

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Article medium.com

Here’s Why Public Wifi is a Public Health Hazard – Medium - Medium (2014)


Maybe Better If You Don’t Read This Story on Public WiFi We took a hacker to a café and, in 20 minutes, he knew where everyone else was born, what schools they attended, and ...

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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

Madison Square Garden Has Used Face-Scanning Technology on Customers - The New York Times


Facial-recognition systems can help bolster security, but some experts say the technology raises questions about privacy and data security.

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Article smashingmagazine.com

How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop — Smashing Magazine - Smashing Magazine (2018)


Europe’s imminent privacy overhaul means that we all have to become more diligent about what data we collect, how we collect it, and what we do with it. In our turbulent times, ...

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Article medium.com/@konarkmodi

How Airlines don’t care about your privacy: Case Study Emirates - Medium (2018)


I asked my wife if it is alright if her Date of Birth is known to a stranger. Only if they send me a birthday gift, she joked. What about your passport number? She lowered the b...

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Article qz.com

The University of Arizona is tracking students' locations to predict dropouts — Quartz - Quartz


At the University of Arizona, school officials know when students are going to drop out before they do. The public college in Tucson has been quietly collecting data on its firs...

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Article gizmodo.com

Schools Are Spending Millions on High-Tech Surveillance of Kids  - Gizmodo


Advanced surveillance technologies once reserved for international airports and high-security prisons are coming to schools across America. From New York to Arkansas, schools ar...

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Article amp.fastcompany.com

Police are asking Google to provide user data for all people near crime scenes (2018)


Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, have presented Google with warrants to obtain data from mobile phones from not just specific suspects who were in a crime scene area, but from...

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Article fra.europa.eu

Article 8 - Protection of personal data | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights - European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (2015)


The FRA provides the EU institutions and Member States with independent, evidence-based advice on fundamental rights. The aim is to contribute towards ensuring full respect for ...

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Article techcrunch.com

(practical tips) How to save your privacy from the Internet’s clutches – TechCrunch - TechCrunch (2018)


Another week, another massive privacy scandal. When it’s not Facebook admitting it allowed data on as many as 87 million users to be sucked out by a developer on its platform wh...

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Article motherboard.vice.com

Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why - Motherboard (2018)


Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phone...

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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 niemanlab.org

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked — according to the person who built it - Nieman Lab


The method was similar to the one Netflix uses to recommend movies — no crystal ball, but good enough to make an effective political tool.

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Article breakingdefense.com

DoD: Turn Off Your Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch GPS - Breaking Defense


Hey! Take off that Fitbit and turn it off. Hand in that Apple Watch. Make sure you’ve turned off the geolocation capabilities of your Garmin. That was the word today from Deputy...

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Article wired.co.uk

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance | WIRED UK - WIRED UK


“Now we have a big contract with Vodafone, and every month Vodafone has to give machine readable data to city hall. Before, that didn’t happen. They just took all the data and u...

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Article vice.com

Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk’ Database - VICE - Vice (2019)


The database includes detailed, but “de-identified,” information about people’s lives culled from conversations between police, social services, health workers, and more.

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Article wired.com

The Delicate Ethics of Using Facial Recognition in Schools | WIRED - Wired


A growing number of districts are deploying cameras and software to prevent attacks. But the systems are also used to monitor students—and adult critics.

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Joe Rogan Experience #1368 - Edward Snowden - P


Edward Snowden is an American whistleblower who copied and leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a Central Intelligence Agen...

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