Las Vegas Cops Used ‘Unsuitable’ Facial Recognition Photos To Make Arrests
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.
U.K. Immigration Lawyers Fought a Racist Algorithm and Won
In the first case of its kind, the U.K. government has stopped using an automated system that discriminated against visa applicants based on their nationality.
Car Companies Want to Monitor Your Every Move With Emotion-Detecting AI
In-car camera systems are being marketed as a safety feature, but their creators' ambitions go beyond alerting drowsy drivers.
This Company is Selling Bizarre and Expensive Spy Equipment to Police
Motherboard obtained a secret catalog of surveillance tools advertising covert recording devices disguised as energy drinks, vapes, t-shirts, and more.
Definitely Don’t Download The FBI’s Fitness App During Quarantine
With millions isolating at home, the Bureau has been pushing a suspicious app that accesses your phone's location and other sensitive data.
Researchers Want to Protect Your Selfies From Facial Recognition
'Fawkes' may be the most advanced system yet for fooling facial recognition tech like Clearview AI—until the algorithms catch up.
This Company Is Using Racially-Biased Algorithms to Select Jurors
Momus Analytics' predictive scoring system is using race to grade potential jurors on vague qualities like "leadership" and "personal responsibility."
‘Weapon Detecting AI’ is Now Scanning Students in South Carolina Schools
Fearing school shootings, two districts have become the first in the country to replace metal detectors with body scanners from a company called Evolv Technology.
California Police Have Been Illegally Sharing License Plate Reader Data
A major audit found that California cops shared data on the movements of millions of drivers without having policies in place, disregarding state law.
Do Ring Cameras Violate Wiretapping Laws? New Hampshire Is About to Find Out
Prosecutors want to use audio captured by one of Amazon's home surveillance cameras as evidence in an unprecedented case.
Government Report Reveals Its Favorite Way to Hack iPhones, Without Backdoors
Feds are once again demanding encryption backdoors, but its own data shows it can extract data from phones without them.
Ubiquitous Surveillance Cameras Are Changing Our Understanding of Human Behavior
Surveillance footage is providing new insights into how humans interact in public. But should scientists be able to see it?