Amazon Is Using Prime Day to Lock People into a Giant Surveillance Network
Amazon is offering 30 to 40 percent discounts on Ring surveillance products for Prime Day. Think carefully about these products before going through with a purchase.
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Chinese Antivirus Companies Don’t Flag Chinese Border Malware
After a joint investigation found China installing malware on tourists’ phones, several antivirus companies started flagging the app. Several Chinese companies did not, however.
5 days ago
Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends
The app heavily suggested spying on a girlfriend without her consent.
China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border
The malware downloads a tourist’s text messages, calendar entries, and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.
How Amazon and the Cops Set Up an Elaborate Sting Operation That Accomplished Nothing
Behind-the-scenes emails show how Amazon and Ring worked with police in Aurora, Colorado to make people scared of each other.
A Second U.S. City Has Banned Facial Recognition
Somerville, which neighbors Cambridge, Massachusetts, just joined San Francisco in banning the use of facial recognition.
AI Has Made Video Surveillance Automated and Terrifying
AI can flag people based on their clothing or behaviour, identify people's emotions, and find people who are acting "unusual."
What It’s Like to Be Surveilled and Sued by NXIVM
Cult deprogrammer Rick Alan Ross testified at the sex trafficking trial against the self-help company’s founder Keith Raniere Wednesday.
The Politician Fighting The Spyware Industry
Outgoing Dutch member of European Parliament Maritieje Schaake tells us why spyware is as dangerous as an AK-47, but regulated less.
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.