surveillance tech


Toronto Approves Gunshot-Detecting Surveillance Tech Days After Mass Shooting

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.


European Cops Welcome Spy Vendor That Sold to Assad Regime

A company fined for exporting surveillance tools to Syria was invited to speak at a European police conference.


Canadian Police Don’t Want to Talk About How They Spend Surveillance Dollars

Police in Ontario’s biggest cities have received hundreds of thousands of dollars for surveillance equipment. We can’t tell you how they spent it.


Ethiopia Might Have Bought A Ton Of Surveillance Tech

Activists say the documents prove Ethiopia is “one of the most aggressive purchasers of surveillance technology out there.”