Governments, Corporations Have a Digital Eye on You — is it Time to Accept it?
The NSA is probably reading this, a fact that is old news. 403 more words
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state House of Representatives passed a series of bills Wednesday to strengthen privacy rights against emerging incursions from surveillance technology and drone aircraft. 503 more words
“We are building the biggest weapon for oppression in the history of mankind.” I wish I could tell you this quotation is from the newest dystopian science fiction blockbuster about to hit the big screen, but, unfortunately, this alarming excerpt is the all too truthful and ominous warning given to us by the documentary Citizenfour. 683 more words
Facial recognition software is becoming a point of increasing concern among security experts and privacy advocates. The tech industry is throwing an enormous amount of money at improving what’s already a powerful set of software tools, and there’s a question of knowledge and consent; do you really want just any jackass on the street to know who you are at a glance? 181 more words