Not Just a Crisis: Coronavirus Is a Test for Putin’s Security State

Not Just a Crisis: Coronavirus Is a Test for Putin’s Security State

The outbreak offers an opportunity to examine the capabilities of Russia’s expanding surveillance apparatus, and gives Vladimir Putin a chance to prove his indispensability.

To Track Coronavirus, Israel Moves to Tap Secret Trove of Cellphone Data

The information, intended for use in counterterrorism, would help identify people who have crossed paths with known patients.

Scope #19 – Alex Haw

https://vimeo.com/62150323!.?.!Alex will certainly offer a collection of atmos tasks that explore optical space, building interactivity, participatory monitoring and also 4-dimensional interactivity– all at breakneck rate, with 1000s of slides. Alex Haw is director of the prize-winning UK art/architecture practice atmos His work, which extends the ranges from structures to setups, masterplans to furniture, seeks a synthesis of mind & body– developing purposeful, satisfying, immersive and also long-lasting experiences. Much of his job entails advanced fabrication technologies and electronic mapping, checking out the connection of people to their precise location on the planet. http://atmosstudio.com/ scopesessions.org Substantial thanks to Panke for Hosting SCOPE SESSIONS: pankeculture.com/.
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Netanyahu’s Bold Moves: Fighting a Virus or Risking Democracy?

Netanyahu’s Bold Moves: Fighting a Virus or Risking Democracy?

Israel’s prime minister has shut down the courts and ordered the government to track people by their cellphone data in the name of fighting an epidemic.

Coronavirus Outrage Spurs China’s Internet Police to Action

Online enforcers are dragging in hundreds for questioning as an assault on online speech continues. They are a sign of how Beijing has given censors a more punitive role.