Surveillance State

The future of mobile drivers licenses: Massive profits and loyalty rewards

image credit: NBC News Source: MassPrivateI August 30, 2018 by mapi For years the mainstream media (MSM) has been pushing Mobile Drivers Licenses (MDL) on the American public. But now things are about to take a strange turn. MDL companies want to encourage motorists to use digital drivers licenses by …

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Welcome To The Minority Report: Thousands Of Stores Plan Facial Recognition Use For Anti-Theft

Image credit Source: Activist Post August 23, 2018 By Aaron Kesel Hundreds of retail stores and soon thousands are investigating using biometric facial recognition software FaceFirst to build a database of shoplifters to aid in the fight against theft, Peter Trepp CEO of FaceFirst told BuzzFeed News. The software is …

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Survey Says 66% of Americans Don’t Want to Live in “Smart Cities” Due to Cybersecurity and Privacy Concerns.

Source: Activist Post August 19, 2018 By B.N. Frank According to an August 13, 2018 guest post on SmartCitiesDive.com, 66% of Americans don’t want to live in a “Smart City” because Americans like their communities Americans are worried about cyberattacks Americans are deeply concerned about the mass collection of personal …

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Did YOU fall for it? Privacy watchdogs warn selfie lovers that Google’s “art doppelganger” app isn’t just for fun – they are building facial recognition database

Source: Privacy Watch August 2, 2018 by David Williams People love taking pictures. Whether it’s of food, places, their pets, and especially themselves, most people just can’t help but press the shutter button on cameras and capture images that they’ll review once or twice later but inevitably forget about. The …

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Waldo Photos claims it is “fun to use facial recognition” at summer camps

Source: MassPrivateI August 2, 2018 by mapi There is nothing and I mean nothing that can justify using facial recognition to spy on kids at summer camps. But don’t take my word for it. Leave it to the great American police state and Waldo Photos to make it “fun to …

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The Spy Files: Trump, FISA Abuse, & STONEGHOST! PRIVACY IS DEAD!

Source: Climate Viewer News June 23, 2018 by Jim Lee Lawful Intercept, Wiretaps, Pre-crime, the NSA, and the 14 Eyes of the New World Order! This video (The Spy Files: Trump, FISA Abuse, & STONEGHOST! PRIVACY IS DEAD!) was originally created and published by Climate Viewer News and is published here under …

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What Does Google Know About You: A Complete Guide

Source: The Best VPN July 9, 2018 John Mason How much does Google really know about you? We did a deep-dive into the data the company collects to find out… Google might just know you better than anyone. Thanks to the data the tech giant collects in order to sell …

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Amazon’s Facial “Rekognition” Mismatches 28 Lawmakers With Criminals

Image credit Source: Activist Post July 26, 2018 By Aaron Kesel The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California tested Amazon’s facial Rekognition software and the program erroneously and hilariously identified 28 members of Congress as people who have been arrested for crimes. According to Jake Snow, an ACLU attorney, the ACLU …

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Facial recognition toll booths identify drivers and passengers, notify police within seconds

Source: MassPrivateI July 24, 2018 by mapi The state of New York is using facial recognition cameras to identify drivers and passengers at toll booths. A recent article in the New York Post revealed that toll booths use facial recognition to identify everyone. “We are now moving to facial-recognition technology, …

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LPGA’s facial recognition “hospitality program” to be used to convince fans that everyone is a potential terrorist

Source: MassPrivateI July 17, 2018 by mapi Golf fans will be happy to know that the LPGA considers every fan a potential terrorist. Last week an article in Sport Techie revealed that the LPGA is using NEC’s biometric NeoFace facial recognition technology to identify every fan. Why would the LPGA use …