Day: June 20, 2020

Political groups use “deeply spooky” protester location data, report finds

iSpeech.org Kate Cox | ArsTechnica | Source URL Activists want demonstrators to stay active—but privacy implications abound. It’s no secret that police and other law enforcement agencies have a history of using mobile phone location and other data to target or investigate individuals, and the wave of mass protests in […]

Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions. […]

NYPD surveillance transparency bill expected to pass New York City Council

NYPD surveillance transparency bill expected to pass New York City Council

Text to Speech NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — The New York City Council is expected to pass several police reforms initiatives Thursday that would create new requirements for transparency and place limits on the use of force by officers, including a ban on chokeholds. Among those reforms is an initiative […]