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Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why

Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phones across the country.
Joseph Cox
5.11.18
street art

The Internet Thought Somebody Caught Banksy in Camo Pants and a Fedora

The internet was wrong.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.3.17
Art

[Premiere] Chromatic CGI Artwork Interrogates Empathy in the Digital Age

In Issue #16 of FELT Zine, Nicole Ruggiero explores the Internet's effect on our emotions.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Exploding Smartphone Probably Destroyed This Guy's Jeep

"Not the barbecue I wanted on my day off."
VICE Staff
9.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The iPhone 7 Doesn't Have a Headphone Jack

The headphone jack is dead, long live the choking hazard–size "AirPods."
VICE Staff
9.7.16
Canada

Text a Syrian: a New Service Will Help Refugees Navigate Life in Canada

Canada's 26,000 refugees can text this service to find out where to buy groceries, or get a doctor.
David Silverberg
4.18.16
Drugs

A Pakistani Startup Is Trying to Banish Fake Prescription Drugs

Counterfeit drugs are laced with tar, paint, and rat poison.
Samar Warsi
4.4.16
Europe

Signs of Stingray at Parliament (Excerpt From 'Britain's Secret Surveillance')

In this excerpt from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News finds signs of secret phone surveillance at the UK parliament.
VICE News
1.28.16
SURVEILLANCE

Inside a Spy Tech Expo (Extra Scene From 'Britain's Secret Surveillance')

In this extra scene from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News visits Milipol, a homeland security fair in Paris, to reveal the latest hacking tools and state surveillance tech — and gets knifed in a stab vest.
VICE News
1.22.16
SURVEILLANCE

Phone Hackers: Britain's Secret Surveillance

VICE News searches London for IMSI catchers — a secret surveillance tool for spying on thousands of phones simultaneously — and goes undercover to buy one.
VICE News
1.14.16
SURVEILLANCE

Britain's Secret Surveillance (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News searches London for IMSI catchers — a secret surveillance tool for spying on thousands of phones simultaneously.
VICE News
1.11.16
Art

Pick the Best Mobile Phone Photo of the Year

Surreal seagulls, bridges to nowhere, and other stunning images have been shortlisted for Sony's Mobile Phone Photography Award.
Becky Chung
3.11.15
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