Surveillance-IT

Bluetooth Messaging App Bridgefy Grows Amid Hong Kong Protests

Going offline. Protesters in Hong Kong are reportedly using a Bluetooth-based messaging app to communicate

2 months ago

Kings Cross Facial Recognition Cameras Shut Down

Private firm confirms it no longer uses facial recognition cameras in the Kings Cross District area

2 months ago

Apple Apologizes For Listening To Siri Recordings

My bad. Formal apology from Apple and pledge to make Siri recordings optional going forward

2 months ago

Facebook To Give Users Tracking Data Opt-Out

Do not track. New tool to give users the ability to stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the…

2 months ago

Mozilla, Google, Apple To Block Kazakhstan Surveillance

Tech giants take action against Kazakh government attempt to spy on all surfing and browsing in that country

2 months ago

ICO Investigates Kings Cross Facial Recognition Use

UK data protection watchdog to investigate why Kings Cross developer is using facial recognition

2 months ago

Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 26 Lawmakers As Criminals

Two dozen California lawmakers flagged as criminals by facial recognition software, ACLU says

2 months ago

Microsoft Updates Privacy Policy To Admit Listening To Voice Data

Err yes, we do sometimes listen. Microsoft admits it does collect voice data for Skype and Cortana services

2 months ago

Google Suspends European Voice Assistant Transcriptions

Privacy concerns have resulted in Google suspending European transcriptions of voice assistance clips

3 months ago