The aerial surveillance program faced lawsuits after letting police constantly monitor nearly all city residents from above.
Varanasi in India is installing 3,000 CCTV cameras with automated facial recognition tech at the city’s crossings.
The legislation would follow a handful of local governments that have already banned the use of the technology by police.
A last-minute concession has caused privacy advocates to abandon the proposal, saying it fails to prevent the government from collecting web browsing data without a warrant.
The Patriot Act is about to be reauthorized, but we still don't know basic facts about how our web browsing habits are being collected.
After a prolonged fight in Congress, Nancy Pelosi could reattach a privacy-preserving amendment that failed by one vote in the Senate.
Lawmakers voted down a measure that would prevent law enforcement from spying on Americans’ internet habits.
A major audit found that California cops shared data on the movements of millions of drivers without having policies in place, disregarding state law.
Surveillance footage is providing new insights into how humans interact in public. But should scientists be able to see it?
“It has everything it needs to give the ruling Zanu-PF party and its agents in government the legal basis to imprison opponents using the internet.”
In one of the world’s most racially divided countries, a company called Vumacam is building a nationwide surveillance network that scrutinizes peoples' movements for “unusual behavior.”
A new investigation suggests that mosques in the Xinjiang province have been completely or almost completely razed.