Microsoft’s recent deletion of its facial recognition database containing more than 10 million images of nearly 100,000 people could be their way to show need to regulate facial recognition technology.
Tech companies and civic organizations signed an open letter to stop GCHQ proposal to insert government or law enforcement officials into encrypted chats.
Facial recognition technology may not be as accurate as some people think and the U.S. Congress is likely to introduce bipartisan legislation to limit how the technology can be used, and by whom.
Huawei hits back at the United States after it's PR charm offensive including opening up it's source code went nowhere. It reminded the world of the biggest scandal of the century – the PRISM program and Five Eyes surveillance.
In a growing number of cases – including some involving Google Nest microphones for the home and airplane cameras found on back of passenger seats – surveillance devices are deployed haphazardly without thinking about the way they might intrude into people’s lives and privacy.
A new draft law for Russia Internet control wants ISPs to direct all data (both incoming and outgoing) to government-controlled routing and exchange points if the need arises to "unplug" from the global Internet.
By now, the Social Credit System that the Republic of China has been planning to implement since 2014 is known about across the globe. If you think the Western world is miles apart from taking measures even remotely similar to the SCC in China, then you’re dead wrong.
Society is finally starting to wake up to the immense privacy implications of real-time facial recognition surveillance as seen in the latest developments in San Francisco, London and the White House.