F.B.I. Opens Domestic Terrorism Investigation Into Gilroy Shooting

F.B.I. Opens Domestic Terrorism Investigation Into Gilroy Shooting

The gunman had a “target list” of religious institutions, federal buildings and Democratic and Republican political organizations.

El Paso Shooting: Massacre That Killed 20 Being Investigated as Domestic Terrorism

The authorities are considering charging the suspect with federal hate crimes, as well as federal gun charges that would carry the death penalty.

Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers and an Investigation Thwarted

Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem.

Experts Push for Domestic Terrorism Law After Attacks

Experts Push for Domestic Terrorism Law After Attacks

Seven days, three mass shootings, 34 dead.

Video Shows Black Man Shot by Colorado Police Running Away

A surveillance video shows a young black man who was fatally shot by Colorado police running from two officers before falling to the ground, according to the footage obtained by a newspaper.

Loop (video documentation)

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With her job Loop Esther Hunziker researches the web cam’s function as a monitoring tool as well as an instrument for control freaks. The webcam, as the sign of a security implementation which is constantly aligned to transforming its stare in an outward direction, is therewith burglarized of its real feature.

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million to Settle Government Claims of Flawed Tech

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million to Settle Government Claims of Flawed Tech

The Silicon Valley company, a major government contractor, was accused of selling video surveillance software that it knew had a security issue.

FBI, Facebook Could Clash Over Privacy vs. Monitoring

The FBI is looking for outside contractors to monitor social media for potential threats, setting up a possible conflict with Facebook and other companies over privacy.

New Australian Rules for Police Investigating Leaks to Media

New Australian Rules for Police Investigating Leaks to Media

The Australian government on Friday told police to consider the importance of a free and open press when investigating leaked documents after raids on journalists’ offices and a home in June sparked outrage about suppression of free speech.

Brazil Judge Ends Investigation of Neymar on Rape Allegation

A Brazilian judge accepted a recommendation from prosecutors Thursday to close the investigation of soccer star Neymar on a rape allegation on the grounds of there being a lack of evidence against him.

Apple Faces Investigation for Suspected Unfair Competition in Russia

Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia’s anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday.

Bucerius Lab Lecture w/ Aral Balkan: Small Technology – A vision for Europe? (Bootleg recording)

https://vimeo.com/333198966!.?.!Big Tech, with its billion-dollar unicorns, has burglarized us of the capacity of the Internet. Fueled by the extreme shortsightedness and greed of financial backing and start-ups, the utopic vision of a decentralised and autonomous commons has morphed into the dystopic autocracy of Silicon Valley panopticons that we call surveillance commercialism. This status breaches our human legal rights, endangers our democracies, and casts uncertainty on the honesty of personhood itself. Aral Balkan is a developer and developer that has been making things with computer systems for
the previous 35 years. He’s invested the last 5 of those functioning on the problem of highly managing the misuses of security industrialism in addition to creating freedom-respecting alternatives to it. In this talk, he presents his latest thinking on how we can develop options to surveillance capitalism that can not be co-opted. His idea is straightforward: Think small. Lecture provided throughout the ZEIT-Stiftung” EuropaCamp “at Kampnagel, Hamburg. 26.4.2019 www.buceriuslab.de