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Mitch McConnell pushing Senate to pass a law that would let the FBI collect Americans’ web-browsing history without a warrant

Mitch McConnell pushing Senate to pass a law that would let the FBI collect Americans’ web-browsing history without a warrant

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing forward with an amendment that would let the FBI collect records on Americans’
Covid-Police State America: House Arrest Tech Coming To An Ankle Near You…

Covid-Police State America: House Arrest Tech Coming To An Ankle Near You…

Many US States Are Exploring House Arrest Technology to Keep COVID-19 Patients at Home How do you ensure that someone
One US City Is Deploying A Chinese Firm’s Drones To Police Americans Who Are Not Social Distancing

One US City Is Deploying A Chinese Firm’s Drones To Police Americans Who Are Not Social Distancing

Elizabeth, New Jersey, is using a Chinese company’s drones to police citizens who fail to employ social distancing guidelines. Past
Westport Police to Test ‘Pandemic Drone’ That Can Sense Fevers, Coughing

Westport Police to Test ‘Pandemic Drone’ That Can Sense Fevers, Coughing

Westport police are going to be testing a “pandemic drone” that can monitor people’s temperatures from 190 feet away and
Apple and Google want your phone to become a coronavirus tracking device

Apple and Google want your phone to become a coronavirus tracking device

Apple and Google grew into global forces by creating wildly popular devices and applications. Their products became iconic for their
Facebook Working With State Governments to Take Down Coronavirus Lockdown Protest Announcements

Facebook Working With State Governments to Take Down Coronavirus Lockdown Protest Announcements

Facebook says it is working with state governments to take down organizing announcements for protests of the COVID-19 Chinese coronavirus
Washington State Legalizes Restricted Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Washington State Legalizes Restricted Use of Facial Recognition Technology

A bill permitting the use of facial recognition technology with certain restrictions has been signed into law in Washington State. Governor
Coronavirus lockdowns could end if Australians are willing to have their movements monitored

Coronavirus lockdowns could end if Australians are willing to have their movements monitored

The battle against coronavirus is going hi-tech, with Australians to be asked to download a phone app that will monitor
FAA investigating mystery drone telling New Yorkers to socially distance

FAA investigating mystery drone telling New Yorkers to socially distance

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating whether a drone filmed telling New Yorkers to socially distance over the weekend
How The US National Security State Is Using Coronavirus To Fulfill An Orwellian Vision

How The US National Security State Is Using Coronavirus To Fulfill An Orwellian Vision

Last year, a government commission called for the US to adopt an AI-driven mass surveillance system far beyond that used
Google Releases Location Data To Help Authorities Check Lock-downs

Google Releases Location Data To Help Authorities Check Lock-downs

Location data is being released by Google in 131 countries so officials can see if people are obeying self-isolating rules
Coronavirus Will Shape the Future of Surveillance

Coronavirus Will Shape the Future of Surveillance

The novel coronavirus pandemic is causing tens of thousands of deaths, wreaking economic devastation, leading to lockdowns across much of
Clearview AI: Face-collecting company database hacked

Clearview AI: Face-collecting company database hacked

Clearview AI, a start-up with a database of more than three billion photographs from Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, has been
EU plans new rules for AI but experts seek more detail

EU plans new rules for AI but experts seek more detail

The European Commission has said it intends to draw up new rules to protect citizens against misuses of artificial intelligence
White House no longer wants to rely on Google & IBM to weaponize AI

White House no longer wants to rely on Google & IBM to weaponize AI

Plans to increase the AI and quantum computing budget shows that the Pentagon will no longer be a backseat driver
Crypto CIA spy op revelations makes us see US’ Huawei objections in a new light

Crypto CIA spy op revelations makes us see US’ Huawei objections in a new light

The revelation that the CIA (and German Intelligence) was in secret control of the Swiss cryptography firm Crypto AG highlights
Twitter hoards ministry-of-truth powers, making rules on ‘manipulated’ images with loopholes to ban anything

Twitter hoards ministry-of-truth powers, making rules on ‘manipulated’ images with loopholes to ban anything

Twitter will remove or label “manipulated images and videos” on its platform in a bid to control disinfo, it has
Russia’s use of facial recognition challenged in court

Russia’s use of facial recognition challenged in court

Russia’s increasing use of facial recognition technology is being challenged by a civil rights activist in court. Mayor of Moscow