Pilot projects have begun linking surveillance cameras and internet-connected devices to a nationwide platform called ‘Sharp Eyes.’ By 2020 China hopes to have facial recognition cameras covering 100% of the cities, including … Continue reading China Aims For Near-Total Surveillance, Including in People’s Homes
“The Chicago Police Department: a uniformed mannequin taking pictures of people who engage with them? Why choose such Orwellian branding?” Why the Orwellian profile pic by the Chicago Police? Are they upset … Continue reading Chicago Police Twitter profile pic
The tracking siphons data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other sites and has taken place largely out of the public eye. This is why people need to download the shit outta Underground’s … Continue reading Police are spending millions of dollars to monitor the social media of protesters and suspects
The Investigatory Powers Bill, which was passed on Thursday, would, among other measures, require websites to keep customers’ browsing history for up to a year and allow law enforcement agencies access to … Continue reading UK politicians approve ‘extreme surveillance’ law
Yet with each new investigation and judicial inquiry, and as more evidence is unearthed, Snowden’s core claims are increasingly vindicated. Western officials are indeed addicted to unaccountable, secretive, abusive systems of mass … Continue reading Three New Scandals Show How Pervasive and Dangerous Mass Surveillance is in the West, Vindicating Snowden
Great Reddit Ask Me Anything given by the two Guardian Reporters who have been releasing the reports on the NSA’s wrongdoings. This quote by Glenn on surveillance is particularly interesting and the … Continue reading Glenn Greenwald and Janine Gibson, reporters on the NSA files give a Reddit AMA!