San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Use by Police and the Government
The technology hub is now the first US city to have issued a moratorium on the invasive spy technology.
The CIA Will Use its New Dark Web Site to Collect Anonymous Tips
The intelligence agency is stoked about its new Onion site on the dark web: "Our onion site is one of several ways individuals can contact the CIA."
‘They Would Go Absolutely Nuts’: How a Mark Cuban-Backed Facial Recognition Firm Tried to Work With Cops
Suspect Technologies tried to convince police to hand over a database of driver license photos, and pitched a product that would scan for people of a certain ethnicity.
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Someone in China Built a Creepy Database of 1.8 Million Women and Their 'Breedready' Status
It's unknown who compiled the list or how, but it includes everything from phone numbers to marital status.
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Cities Are Secretly Testing Predictive Policing Software
According to documents obtained by Motherboard, the use of the predictive policing software PredPol is far more widespread than previously reported.
Pre-Crime Policing Is Closer Than You Think, and It's Freaking People Out
Hartford is embracing a sophisticated surveillance apparatus that some civil liberties advocates and residents fear marks an ominous trend.
Surveillance Video Catches Man Masturbating at Windsor Subway
A young woman employee told a community group she’s “inspired to catch this piece of garbage and hold him accountable for what he has done.”
What It's Like to Believe You're Constantly Being Watched
VICE meets up with a few Americans who claim they're victims of "gang stalking"—a vast organized surveillance plot.
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You Can Buy This Tricked-Out FBI Surveillance Van on eBay
The 1989 Dodge Ram comes equipped with hidden cameras, LCD screens, a tape recorder, and even a built-in toilet.
Even with Increased Surveillance, There Is More of This to Come
Experts say we'll see at least another 15 years of attacks on European soil, and that – in the grand scheme of things – there's little authorities can do.
Why the Latest Leak Linking Trump to Russia Is So Shocking
A Trump foreign policy advisor was spied on by the feds last summer, and even though he hasn't been charged, everyone knows his name.
Woman Finds Surveillance ‘Lair’ Hidden in Her Attic
Worst. Nightmare. Ever.