1.8 TB of police aerial surveillance footage leaked online

U.S. 11/07/21, 00:36

This week, a data transparency group published a massive load of police helicopter footage on Friday, Nov. 5, exposing how lousy law enforcement handles sensitive information regarding civilian privacy. The 1.8 TB of aerial footage was released online by activist group Distributed Denial of Secrets, or the DDoSecrets Wired reported. According to ...

Facebook to end use of its facial recognition system

U.S. 11/02/21, 22:16

Facebook is unplugging its decade-old facial recognition software over concerns of misuse and the inconclusive attitude from the government about the technology. Following the termination, more than a billion users' data will be deleted. In addition, the platform will stop identifying people from the images and videos uploaded on its site, ...

Vaccine passports: a potentially ominous move that may have been planned all along

U.S. 04/12/21, 16:09

As the EU considers "digital green certificates" as a prospective measure to resume international traveling and ensuring the risks of COVID-19 transmission are under control, civil freedom is still debatable.  Vaccine passports have been the subject of heated discussions worldwide. Such certificates are meant to represent an individual's immunity to coronavirus ...

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