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China’s facial recognition systems are evolving to recognise people with partially covered faces as coronavirus outbreak prompts huge increase in the number wearing masks

Text to Speech Voices Joe Pinkstone | The Daily Mail | Source URL Chinese companies specialising in facial recognition have upgraded the technology to identify people wearing masks in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Chinese company SenseTime, described as ‘the most valuable AI startup in the world’ and worth […]

US ‘plotted to kill Julian Assange and make it look like an accident’: Spies discussed kidnapping or poisoning WikiLeaks founder in Ecuadorean embassy, extradition trial hears

british text to speech Martin Robinson | The Daily Mail | Source URL US spies hatched a plot to kidnap or even poison Julian Assange using shady Spanish private detectives after he leaked 250,000 top secret documents online, his extradition hearing was told yesterday. The WikiLeaks founder’s human rights barrister Edward Fitzgerald, […]

NSA phone surveillance program cost $100 million and yielded one major investigation: report Zack Budryk | The Hill | Source URL A National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance program that accessed American citizens’ domestic phone calls and text messages resulted in only one investigation between 2015 and 2019 despite costing $100 million, a newly declassified study found. The report, which was produced by […]

Novel privacy tool erases humans from a live video fees in real-time to prevent hackers from SPYING on you via your webcam

Powered by iSpeech James Pero | The Daily Mail | Source URL A new software solution may put an end to obscuring your laptop’s built-in camera with tape. A YouTube video posted by Jason Mayes, a Google Web Engineer, shows off an algorithm that eliminates humans from a webcam feed […]

UN warns of rise of ‘cybertorture’ to bypass physical ban Rapporteur warns against trivialising psychological torture as states exploit internet to target individuals Owen Bowcott | The Guardian | Source URL Psychological torture is being exploited by states to circumvent the more widely understood ban on physically inflicting pain and may open the way to a future of “cybertorture”, […]

DNA Databases Are Boon to Police But Menace to Privacy, Critics Say

DNA Databases Are Boon to Police But Menace to Privacy, Critics Say Linda Van Ness | PEW | Source URL Nearly two years after the arrest of the suspected Golden State Killer revitalized DNA forensics, some state lawmakers around the country are pushing to stop or restrict police searches of genetic code databases. Other lawmakers, meanwhile, want to make it even […]