Privacy

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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Biometrics

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 …

Privacy

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 …

TSA

The TSA is Using Armed Undercover Air Marshals to Spy On Unsuspecting Travelers

A security officerchecks a passenger at a security checkpoint. The TSA is being criticized for shelving $184 million worth of security equipment in a warehouse in Texas. (KEYSTONE/Salvatore Di Nolfi) Marshals may “document whether passengers fidget, use a computer, have a ‘jump’ in their Adam’s apple or a ‘cold penetrating …

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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 …

Surveillance State

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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Surveillance State

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 …

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Surveillance State

The Weird DARPA/Facebook “Coincidence” You Never Heard About

Source: The Corbett Report July 5, 2018 James Corbett Ever hear about “Lifelog?” You know, the DARPA project to create an automatically updated, itemized, organized, electronic list of every interaction you have, every event you attend, every place you go and everything you do? The project that was announced as …

Surveillance State

Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism

Image |  Elliott Gabriel | MintPress News MPN spoke to Yasha Levine, the author of “Surveillance Valley,” and Monthly Review editor John Bellamy Foster about the rise of the Amazon.com empire and the merger of Big Data, finance capitalism, and the U.S. state apparatus. Source: Mint Press News June 29, …

Surveillance State

The Most Important Surveillance Story You Will Ever See For Years Just Went Online

Source: Collective Evolution June 30, 2018 By Arjun Walia In Brief The Facts:A “fortress-like” AT&T building located in eight major American cities have played a central role in another huge National Security Agency (NSA) spying program. Reflect On:Why are they monitoring us so heavily? Is it really for ‘national security …