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Amazon sells facial recognition software to police all over the US, but has no idea how many departments are using it
Amazon sells facial recognition software to police departments across the country, and the federal government isn't regulating
Chinese subways are using artificial intelligence facial recognition scanners to help detect whether people have coronavirus
In Beijing, China, artificial intelligence and other temperature-detection measures are being ratcheted up.
Some smartphone games and weather apps are reportedly feeding location data into a database that the Trump administration is using to enforce its bord...
Users allowed the apps to track their location. That information went into a database that was sold to customers like CBP.
Clearview AI, the controversial company building a searchable database of peoples’ faces, is reportedly planning a ‘rapid international ex...
A facial-recognition startup that sells Google and Facebook images to police may be looking to build surveillance tools for foreign governments, too.
Officials in Hong Kong are using wristbands to track families that are under Wuhan coronavirus quarantine
Those who evade the mandatory quarantine reportedly risk being tracked by the police, facing up to six months in jail, and paying a fine of $641.
A medical-surveillance system that China implemented after SARS led officials to discover the new coronavirus within 1 week — here’s how i...
An online database allows doctors to upload information on infectious diseases in real time, which is how they detected this coronavirus so quickly.
A secretive spyware company is selling cameras and listening devices disguised as tombstones and car seats to police and federal agencies like the FBI...
The company has sold its products to dozens of US agencies, including the FBI, DEA, Secret Service, and ICE, and has threatened to sue journalists who report on its existence.
Ring CEO says company’s security was ‘at the top of the industry standards’ as devices were being hacked
Jamie Siminoff, founder and CEO of Ring, which is owned by Amazon, said that customers' insecure passwords were to blame for the hacks.
Trump is not a fan of civil liberties, and Americans are more willing to give up their rights when they’re scared. Here’s why there’...
With fears of war with Iran on the rise and a president hostile to civil liberties, a terrified public could willfully give up their own rights.
Scammers are using hidden or hijacked cameras to surveil unsuspecting people. From gas pumps to Airbnbs, here are the most unexpected ways people have...
The past year was rife with stories about people finding hidden cameras in unexpected places, ranging from Airbnbs to gas pumps.