The House was set to vote on two competing bills reauthorizing a powerful mass surveillance tool, but faced backlash from rights groups.
Privacy experts worry that a proposed reform bill would greatly widen how the government can surveil Americans’ digital communications.
Police departments across the U.S. have been using Fog Reveal for ‘mass surveillance on a budget,’ investigations by the EFF and Associated Press revealed. Now, we're publishing the manual.
The massive camera network is concentrated in predominantly Black and brown neighborhoods, according to a new crowdsourced report.
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.