Groups like the ACLU are pushing a program to rein in surveillance tech. But all it does is expand and strengthen the police's surveillance powers.
Records obtained by Motherboard show the police department used sub-par images in almost half of its facial recognition searches, increasing the chance of misidentifying suspects.
Motherboard obtained a secret catalog of surveillance tools advertising covert recording devices disguised as energy drinks, vapes, t-shirts, and more.
However, Canada’s national police force is providing few details on what they are actually using the drones for, and that has privacy advocates concerned.
Right now, the facial recognition software doesn't work – but the police are using it anyway.
A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.
The law would protect journalists from police surveillance
A freedom of information request reveals new details on a secretive program to roll out surveillance equipment across Ontario.
Spies, police, and companies will all have new powers to snoop on the populace—so how bad could it get in the year ahead?
We talked to the creator of You Are Listening To Los Angeles about the impetus and politics behind his open-source project.
Buying equipment with the funds is “essentially double-bookkeeping,” critics say.
This is bigger than we thought.