A coalition of some of the biggest names in privacy-focused tech companies is seeking a ban on advertising technologies that use surveillance techniques to track people across the internet.
Amazon Sidewalk is about to create a nation-spanning "smart network" connecting the devices of its customers. The project is unprecedented, both in terms of capability and in terms of the privacy concerns it is raising.
Privacy groups are raising alarms about some EU aid programs. Funds, equipment and training are reportedly going to repressive governments and being used explicitly for domestic surveillance.
The surveillance concerns surrounding TikTok are legitimate, yet they are no more legitimate than the spyware potential of countless Chinese IoT devices.
Following the Schrems II ruling and invalidation of the US-EU Privacy Shield, the Council of Europe has said that intelligence services need to stop spying on individuals’ digital communications.
Countries are working on contact tracing apps that have data safeguards built in to address privacy concerns while fighting against COVID-19. Can these apps really preserve privacy?
As authorities push for more tracking, more surveillance to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, where do we draw the line to ensure that civil liberties are not eroded?
China has added a "color code" in their national surveillance system to mark citizens according to their level of COVID-19 contagion risk and flag those with yellow and red codes for quarantine.
Ruling by Moscow courts that video surveillance with facial recognition does not violate citizen privacy would appear to be the definitive statement that Moscow will now be the largest city outside of China to track people in nearly every inch of public space.
Facial recognition firm Clearview AI has become the victim of a data breach after a hacker “gained unauthorized access” to the company’s entire client list, exposing for the first time the details of the organizations which work with the controversial firm.