Law enforcement officers have photographed the faces or IDs of nearly three dozen journalists in Oregon and Minnesota in recent months, according to new data published by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker. The Tracker categorizes this practice in its “chilling” category, and notes that “law enforcement agencies in both cities did not disclose why they documented […]
Both Premier Doug Ford and Toronto Mayor John Tory admitted to obtaining cell phone data to track people during the pandemic, raising ethical and legal questions
Skip to 11:13 to catch the beginning of the event: Spy planes, helicopters, and drones surveilled hundreds of thousands of Americans as they took to the streets to protest police brutality and the killing of George Floyd. Meanwhile, a series of surveillance startups are using the coronavirus pandemic to track people, analyze outbreaks, and otherwise […]
YouTube has decided to cancel five Myanmar military-run channels on its platform for a violation of its community guidelines and terms of service. The decision came following Facebook’s earlier announcement that it suspended all Myanmar military-linked pages from its site and from Instagram. The move comes after an over-month-long string of deadly protests have been […]
The project is supposed to help more jobs in Ontario
Drivers have raised concerns that this may infringe their privacy, and call it a “punishment system”
Clearview AI’s technology allowed law enforcement and commercial organizations to match photographs of unknown people against the company’s databank of more than 3 billion images, including of Canadians and children, for investigation purposes.
Signal downloads spike by 4,200% as WhatsApp announces a new set of terms of privacy in which users’ data will be accessed for business purchases