Surveillance creep during COVID-19 intensifies; Amazon, Microsoft, and Google provide web services to blacklisted Chinese surveillance firms; and PUA-related data breaches spread.
French COVID-19 drones grounded, German mass surveillance abroad ruled unconstitutional, and states’ PUA sites are breached or leaking.
Even during a public health emergency, libraries should continue to adhere to their mission and stand by the law and ethical standards that govern the provision of library services.
Growing privacy and efficacy concerns regarding contact-tracing apps, Senate to vote on renewing surveillance powers, and the GoDaddy data breach.
Employee surveillance market booms, pushback against civil liberty erosion as mass surveillance expands, Banjo’s AI surveillance contracts suspended after exposure of CEO’s KKK connections.