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.
Amazon unveiled new product line which raised many Alexa privacy concerns, such as Echo Frames and Echo Loop smart ring which could be recording conversations without you knowing.
Chinese Internet users have become much more vocal about what they perceive to be potential breach of privacy by China Internet Giants - Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent.
Privacy concerns are mounting over Amazon Ring’s partnerships with U.S. law enforcement which allows the police to share surveillance videos with anyone they want.
Australian Police Now Empowered to Hack and Spy on Cybercriminals, Despite Failure To Pass Key Safeguard Measures
A new system of warrants grants Australian police broad powers to infiltrate and even modify the online accounts of suspected cybercriminals, in the name of combating dark web transactions and anonymization.
Privacy risks inherent in the use of biometric identification are extreme. In the event of a data breach, you cannot reissue an iris or a fingerprint. As technologies become more advanced and surveillance on city streets the norm who will draw the line at just what level of invasive monitoring is permissible?
ByteDance Denies Forbes Report That Finds TikTok Planned to Track Location Data of Targeted U.S. Citizens
Forbes report indicated that the TikTok app may have been used to track location data of specific American citizens. ByteDance denies there was any wrongdoing.
Can EU-US Data Transfers be Restored? Research on Surveillance Reforms Offer a Potential Path Forward
Restoration of simple EU-US data transfers hinges on assurances from the US that these communications will not be subject to government surveillance. A new research paper looks to untangle this problem and provide some sort of a path forward.
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.
Increasing Internet surveillance with new set of rules saw Internet authorities in China clenching an iron fist requiring tech companies to identify the real registered names of users and to record user activities.