The surveillance pandemic in the time of COVID-19, a data breach affecting everyone in the country of Georgia, and the need for strong encryption to telecommute safely.
Global surveillance creep and privacy erosion accelerate during the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple aids censorship efforts in China, and a bevy of new breaches.
Key stories and thought pieces on privacy and surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
House passes bill preserving F.B.I. surveillance powers, anti-surveillance fashion, and the Banjo is always watching.
Residential doorbells increasingly used as police surveillance devices, legislative debates over surveillance and encryption continue, and Let’s Encrypt issues it’s billionth free certificate.
Turmoil erupts around renewal of mass-domestic surveillance provisions, Airbnb recommends surveillance devices, and Clearview AI’s client list stolen.
In this week’s privacy news update: exposés of Bloomberg’s Muslim surveillance program, facial recognition on campus, and a DIY dystopian peepshow of unsecured networked cameras.
Government Surveillance The Government Uses ‘Near Perfect Surveillance’ Data on Americans | The New York Times Tracked but Not Seen: The Fight Against Racist Surveillance | Sojourners Federal agencies use cellphone location data for immigration enforcement | Wall Street Journal
Government Surveillance Why We Don’t Know as much as We Should about Police Surveillance Technology | Vox Hiding in Plain Sight: Activists Don Camouflage to Beat Met Surveillance | The Guardian Everyday Surveillance Rekor Software Adds License Plate Reader Technology
Government Surveillance We’re Banning Facial Recognition. We’re Missing the Point | The New York Times [Bruce Schneier] DHS Global Entry Facial Recognition Program to Expand Nationwide | BiometricUpdate.com CBP Expands Facial Recognition for Global Entry Travelers | Nextgov One Small