University of Washington researchers have shown just how cheaply spies can exploit ad networks for fine-grained, individualized surveillance.
It’s often true that privacy professionals talk about the datafication of our lives as being impersonal. In fact, however, data is incredibly personal and intimate, and the technologies we employ impact us in incredibly intimate ways. Given that, it’s important for privacy professionals to work beyond compliance and closely examine the ways technologies are going to be used, in particular, in asymmetric power dynamics.
The vast screen – which is around the size of four tennis courts – features facial and car recognition technology to target people with hidden cameras. It will be installed in London this month.
Government Requests for Google Data Hit All-Time-High. Firm forced to revise up many FISA demands from previous years.
Any technology that allows U.S. agencies to lawfully access data will present an irresistible target for hackers and foreign intelligence services.
Australia’s Prime minister plays down privacy implications of automated face-matching regime under anti-terrorism deal struck with states.
Opinion on necessary changes to US surveillance law.
Want to look at Americans’ communications? Get a warrant.
A report by the former chief justice John Murray has found that current data-retention legislation amounts to mass surveillance of the entire population of the State.
Moscow is adding facial-recognition technology to its network of 170,000 surveillance cameras across the city in a move to identify criminals and boost security.
In this post I discuss a new paper that will appear at PETS 2018, authored by myself, Jeffrey Han, and Arvind Narayanan. What happens when you open an email and allow it to display embedded images and pixels? You may expect the sender to learn that you’ve read the email, and which device you used to read it.