According to documents obtained by Motherboard, the use of the predictive policing software PredPol is far more widespread than previously reported.
Rattled by a string of gun violence this year, Toronto just approved ShotSpotter, a US-based audio surveillance system that purports to detect the sound of gunshots.
Turkey has ordered over a hundred media outlets to close, jailed journalists, and most recently demanded the arrest of a senior Amnesty International employee.
Activists say the documents prove Ethiopia is “one of the most aggressive purchasers of surveillance technology out there.”
In 2011, taken by the emergence of mass protest movements around the world, artist Zach Blas began making his "Facial Weaponization Suite," a series of community workshops that discuss and resist biometric facial recognition technologies.