Category: Science

The European Union’s MANDATORY National Biometric ID Card Will Affect 512 Million People

The European Union’s MANDATORY National Biometric ID Card Will Affect 512 Million People

Mass Private I | Source URL A recent European Union (EU) announcement about national ID’s will destroy millions of people’s privacy and create a near global biometric database. An article in State Watch News revealed that the EU has agreed to create a MANDATORY national biometric ID card. “Measures being negotiated as […]

Massive Database Leak Gives Us a Window into China’s Digital Surveillance State

Massive Database Leak Gives Us a Window into China’s Digital Surveillance State

Danny O’Brien | Electronic Frontier Foundation | Source URL Earlier this month, security researcher Victor Gevers found and disclosed an exposed database live-tracking the locations of about 2.6 million residents of Xinjiang, China, offering a window into what a digital surveillance state looks like in the 21st century. Xinjiang is […]

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL Smart assistants like Siri, Google Home, and Amazon Echo could soon be implemented with a “moral AI” to decide whether to report their owners for breaking the law. Scientists at the University of Bergen, Norway proposed the incredibly Orwellian idea of inserting morals […]

The AI that lets you alter any face with a quick doodle: Change hairstyles, smiles and add accessories like sunglasses to images using idiot-proof software made in South Korea

The AI that lets you alter any face with a quick doodle: Change hairstyles, smiles and add accessories like sunglasses to images using idiot-proof software made in South Korea

Luke Andrews | The Daily Mail | Source URL If you want to make changes to the way your face, hair, and clothing appear in photos you’ve posted online, help could soon be at hand. Artificial Intelligence (AI) software under development in South Korea lets you make alterations with the […]

‘It’s like someone going through your postbox’: Hackers have infiltrated online infrastructures to snoop on data, divert traffic and ‘spoof’ websites, experts warn

‘It’s like someone going through your postbox’: Hackers have infiltrated online infrastructures to snoop on data, divert traffic and ‘spoof’ websites, experts warn

Luke Andrews | The Daily Mail | Source URL Key parts of the online infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threapnlineten the global system of web traffic, the internet’s address keeper has warned. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) made the announcement after an emergency meeting. It said […]

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

Scientists Want Orwellian A.I. Sentient Smart Assistants To Snitch On Owners And Discuss Contacting Police

Peter Lloyd | Daily Mail | Source URL Smart assistants could soon come with a ‘moral AI’ to decide whether to report their owners for breaking the law.  That’s the suggestion of academics at who say that household gadgets like the Amazon Echo and Google Home should be enhanced with […]