Coronavirus-spurred mass surveillance increasingly recognized as the greatest threat to privacy, PII of 115 million Pakistani mobile users put up for sale, and surveillance planes temporarily held from flying over Baltimore.
Mapping the spread of mass surveillance in response to COVID-19, schoolkids sue Google over biometric data collection, and fallout from Zoom’s poor privacy practices.
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.