Trump tweeted sensitive U.S. surveillance image of Iran, experts say

Trump tweeted sensitive U.S. surveillance image of Iran, experts say

Today, illegitimate, popular-vote-losing, manifestly unfit U.S. President Donald Trump did something extraordinarily stupid on Twitter, even for him. Looks like the president may have just tweeted an image from a classified satellite or drone that shows the a…

Young and old sharply disagree on facial-recognition tech, study finds

The kids, it would seem, are alright. The olds? Well, maybe not so much. As we slowly devolve into a capitalism-fueled surveillance state, having strong opinions about the place of facial-recognition tech in society simply means you’re paying attention. And, …

Ring’s Partnerships with Police Has Senator Demanding Answers

Ring’s controversial relationship with police departments nationwide has landed the Amazon-owned home security company in the crosshairs of congressional concern. Read more…

Ring and its doorbell cameras have partnered with over 400 police departments

The video doorbell company Ring is working with more than 400 US police departments to streamline their access to user videos, the company announced on Wednesday.

Hong Kong police deployed water cannons for the first time after protests over surveillance turned violent

Hong Kong police used water cannons for the first time on Sunday to disperse protesters in Tsuen Wan. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong escalated into violence over the weekend, as police and protestors broke a nearly two-week peaceful streak by deploying t…

The iPhone-Hacking Sites Google Found Apparently Went After Android and Windows Users Too

Those hackers Google’s researchers sussed out earlier this week apparently went after more than just iPhone users. Microsoft’s operating system along with Google’s own were also targeted, according to Forbes, in what some reports are calling a possibly state-…

Is France’s capital city lying to its citizens about a new audio surveillance project?

Anyone who’s visited France or who keeps track of the nation’s doings through the news, knows that it’s a nation that’ll put up with a lot of bullshit — being overrun by tourists, loud talkers, or smiling at strangers — provided said bullshit doesn’t infrin…

Uyghur Muslims targeted by surveillance campaign affected not just iOS, but Android too

The malware campaign targeting the Uyghur Muslim minority in China’s autonomous region of Xinjiang may have been more extensive than previously thought. According to a new report published by Washington, DC-based cybersecurity firm Volexity, the community has…

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