US Army builds massive database of thermal face images, surveillance plane and National Guard deployed when white woman spots black entrepreneurs in a suburb, and expansion of DHS immigrant biometrics program clears review.
Plans for aerial surveillance of St. Louis advance, Microsoft and JetBrains compromised in Russia’s sweeping hacking incursion, and EFF’s “year in review” articles.
Huawei developed surveillance systems to identify ethnicity, DHS advisory committee issues report on biometrics, and the push to implement aerial surveillance of St. Louis.
Certain apps used for government surveillance banned by Apple and Google, EU develops new biometic policing tools, Dongguan city lifts biometric restrictions on toilet paper access, and how our data encodes systematic racism.
U.S. Air Force explores surveillance via the Internet of Things, Congress questions warrantless access to cellphone data, and court challenges to Baltimore’s aerial surveillance program continue.