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A screenshot of Human Rights Watch's rendering of the IJOP app, which authorities use to police citizens of Xinjiang, created from researchers' reverse engineering of the app.

China uses an intrusive surveillance app to track its Muslim minority, with technology that could be exported to the rest of the world. Here’s h...

The IJOP app prompts officials to log extremely personal information political views, whether they are on birth control, and electricity usage.
Before and after satellite images of Kargilik Mosque in Xinjiang.

Before-and-after photos show how China is destroying historical sites to monitor and intimidate its Muslim minority

China is waging and unprecedented crackdown on a Muslim minority called the Uighurs, who live in the country's western frontier region.

Attorney General William Barr is reportedly investigating allegations of DOJ and FBI misconduct and bias against Trump

Barr is now the fourth entity to be examining alleged DOJ and FBI misconduct related to the Russia probe or Hillary Clinton.

The Chinese woman who was arrested after gaining access to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago had a hidden-camera detector in her hotel room, prosecutors say

Prosecutors also said Yujing Zhang, who is suspected of being a Chinese spy, "lies to everyone she encounters."
Nasdaq's technology is widely used by exchanges in traditional markets, in addition to broker-dealers and regulators, to oversee trading and flag potential acts of manipulation.

Crypto exchanges want Wall Street money, but a Nasdaq executive says there’s 1 big obstacle holding them back

Interest from crypto exchanges to suss out manipulation on their venues with technology used by traditional exchanges is climbing.
On a wet and rainy night, New York City police officers stand together, facing in the direction of Black Lives Matter protestors who are gathered in Times Square and demonstrating against police violence.

Emails show NYPD went undercover to Black Lives Matter protests and kept photos of activists for years

Newly discovered emails show how officers from the New York City Police Department went to extreme lengths to monitor active members of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Children wearing uniforms wait to enter their classroom on January 21, 2015 at the Beichuan Red army elementary school.

Chinese schoolkids are being tracked and monitored through tech embedded in their ‘smart uniforms’

Schools in China are dressing students in "smart uniforms" with GPS trackers to confirm their whereabouts and behavior in real time.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon employees are reportedly gearing up to confront CEO Jeff Bezos at an all-staff meeting this week about selling facial recognition software to l...

Workers petitioned the Amazon CEO in the past to stop selling Rekognition software to police, but employees will reportedly ramp up pressure this week.
An internet cafe in Wuhan, China.

China has started ranking citizens with a creepy ‘social credit’ system — here’s what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, ...

Chinese people are being introduced to a scheme that monitors their behaviour, scores them, and doles out punishments and rewards.
A ethnic Uyghur woman sweeps outside her house on July 1, 2017 in the old town of Kashgar, in the far western Xinjiang province, China.

How a Chinese region that accounts for just 1.5% of the population became one of the most intrusive police states in the world

Xinjiang is home to 1.5% of the China's population but accounted for one in five arrests in 2017. This didn't include the hundreds of thousands of people, possibly 1 million, who are being held in extrajudicial political 're-education camps' that some fear could become the scene of mass murders.