Tag "surveillance"

CBP says it’s ‘unrealistic’ for Americans to avoid its license plate surveillance

July 11, 2020 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has admitted that there is no practical way for Americans to avoid having their movements tracked by its license plate

D-ID, the Israeli company that digitally de-identifies faces in videos and still images, raises $13.5 million

May 27, 2020 0

If only Facebook had been using the kind of technology that TechCrunch Startup Battlefield alumnus D-ID was pitching, it could have avoided exposing all of

The FBI is mad because it keeps getting into locked iPhones without Apple’s help

May 23, 2020 0

Riana Pfefferkorn Contributor The debate over encryption continues to drag on without end. In recent months, the discourse has largely swung away from encrypted smartphones

COVID-19 could have its own PATRIOT Act, but we need privacy guarantees

April 16, 2020 0

Heather Federman Contributor Heather Federman is a privacy lawyer and VP of Privacy and Policy at BigID, a New York-based company that uses AI to

What are the rules wrapping privacy during COVID-19?

March 20, 2020 0

In a public health emergency that relies on people keeping an anti-social distance from each other to avoid spreading a highly contagious virus for which

Clearview said its facial recognition app was only for law enforcement as it courted private companies

February 28, 2020 0

After claiming that it would only sell its controversial facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies, a new report suggests that Clearview AI is less

UCLA backtracks on plan for campus facial recognition tech

February 20, 2020 0

After expressing interest in processing campus security camera footage with facial recognition software, UCLA is backing down. In a letter to Evan Greer of Fight

ACLU says it’ll fight DHS efforts to use app locations for deportations

February 8, 2020 0

The American Civil Liberties Union plans to fight newly revealed practices by the Department of Homeland Security which used commercially available cell phone location data

EU lawmakers are eyeing risk-based rules for AI, per leaked white paper

January 18, 2020 0

The European Commission is considering a temporary ban on the use of facial recognition technology, according to a draft proposal for regulating artificial intelligence obtained

DHS wants to expand airport face recognition scans to include US citizens

December 3, 2019 0

Homeland Security wants to expand facial recognition checks for travelers arriving to and departing from the U.S. to also include citizens, which had previously been

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