State of Surveillance
The footage shows the power of surveillance systems that have been monitoring protests all over the country.
Banjo is applying artificial intelligence to government-owned surveillance and traffic cameras across the entire state of Utah to tell police about "anomalies."
And a corrupt U.S. government seems incapable and unwilling to do anything about it.
AI can flag people based on their clothing or behavior, identify people's emotions, and find people who are acting "unusual."
Google is taking steps to make it harder for someone to push a malicious update that disables the security features on an Android phone.
A New York Times report shows big tech trades personal data like the rest of us trade Pokémon cards.
Kaspersky Lab’s found evidence that a small spyware government contractor sells iOS malware, showing it may not be as rare as some people think.
Surveillance takes on different character when it trickles down to more ordinary, everyday users. The significance and threat from IMSI-catchers is multiplied when a lot more people can deploy one using cheap tech from Amazon and free code from Github.
We’re living in the golden age of spyware and government hacking, with companies rushing to join a blossoming billion dollar market. The weakest among us—activists or journalists—will suffer the consequences if we don’t regulate it appropriately.