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Germany to test face recognition software in terror fight

Germany will start testing facial recognition software at a Berlin train station this summer which could help police identify and locate terror suspects more quickly, a minister said on Saturday.

Source: Germany to test face recognition software in terror fight – The Local

Human rights watchdog seeks details on Ireland surveillance data sharing

Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) – leading human rights watchdog – has asked the Irish government and security agencies to release details of how they share intelligence surveillance with other governments.

Source: Human rights watchdog seeks details on foreign surveillance

Newly revived Wikipedia suit could reveal secrets of NSA surveillance program

Watch out, National Security Agency: Wikipedia’s coming after you. On Tuesday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 to revive a lawsuit brought by the Wikimedia Foundation — the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia — claiming that the NSA’s massive surveillance program is unconstitutional and invades people’s privacy.

Source: Newly revived Wikipedia suit could reveal secrets of NSA surveillance program – VICE News

Intelligent Tracking Prevention

WebKit has long included features to reduce tracking. From the very beginning, we’ve defaulted to blocking third-party cookies. Now, we’re building on that. Intelligent Tracking Prevention is a new WebKit feature that reduces cross-site tracking by further limiting cookies and other website data.

Source: Intelligent Tracking Prevention | WebKit

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