Category Archives: Privacy

How schools are using kids’ phones to track and surveil them – CNET

Teachers often lament that phones can be a distraction in classrooms. Some governments have even banned phones outright in schools. But a few school administrations see phones in schools as a benefit because they can help keep track of students … Continue reading

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Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes

Looks bad, is bad. But with almost 8 million people and no street people Hong Kong’s housing seems to work better than San Francisco. Neither city works for me!

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Clearview AI’s facial recognition goes creepier than most surveillance tech – Video | Uses Every Photo on the Internet

via Clearview AI’s facial recognition goes creepier than most surveillance tech – Video – CNET

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FISA court judge demands info about FBI lawyer linked to Carter Page warrant

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s presiding judge has sent another directive to the Justice Department, ordering officials to identify previous surveillance requests from an FBI lawyer linked to the 2016 warrant from former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. In an order unsealed … Continue reading

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Amnesty International blasts Facebook, Google as human rights abusers | Privacy, Not on the Free Internet

Amnesty International issued a scathing indictment of the world’s dominant internet corporations, arguing in a new report that Google and Facebook should be forced to abandon what it calls their surveillance-based business model because it is “predicated on human rights … Continue reading

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Enjoy the view | Privacy is Over Rated

via Enjoy the view : facepalm Who thought that this was a good idea?

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Judge Reverses Course On Covington Catholic Student Nick Sandmann’s Lawsuit Against The Washington Post | The Daily Wire

“After reviewing an amended complaint, Judge William Bertelsman ordered Monday that the case could enter the discovery phase and hence a portion of the lawsuit against the newspaper could continue,” the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. The lawsuit is allowed to proceed … Continue reading

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