Category: Surveillance

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear

Ravie Lakshmanan | The Next Web | Source URL Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a comprehensive range of tools for face detection, analysis, and recognition in images and videos. It’s one among several […]

Chinese State Media Announces 2.56M ‘Discredited Entities’ Prevented From Purchasing Plane Tickets Under Social Credit System

Chinese State Media Announces 2.56M ‘Discredited Entities’ Prevented From Purchasing Plane Tickets Under Social Credit System

Chris Menahan | Information Liberation | Source URL This is the system our ruling oligarchs are trying to implement in America. China restricted 2.56 million discredited entities from purchasing plane tickets, and 90,000 entities from buying high-speed rail tickets in July: NDRC #socialcredit pic.twitter.com/4zAwJ7hrBn — Global Times (@globaltimesnews) August 16, […]

Chinese Social Credit Score Prevents 2.5 Million “Discredited Entities” From Buying Plane Tickets

Chinese Social Credit Score Prevents 2.5 Million “Discredited Entities” From Buying Plane Tickets

Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars.com | Source URL The Communist Chinese government is bragging about its social credit system preventing 2.5 million “discredited entities” from purchasing plane tickets and 90,000 people from buying high speed train tickets in the month of July alone. “China restricted 2.56 million discredited entities from […]

Alarm as Trump Requests Permanent Reauthorization of NSA Mass Spying Program Exposed by Snowden

Alarm as Trump Requests Permanent Reauthorization of NSA Mass Spying Program Exposed by Snowden

“The White House is calling for reauthorization of a program that security agencies have used to spy on innocent people, violate their privacy, and chill free speech.” Jake Johnston | Common Dreams | Source URL Civil liberties groups and privacy advocates raised alarm Thursday after the Trump administration called on […]

Greyhound riders are being asked for immigration papers at South Florida bus terminals

Greyhound riders are being asked for immigration papers at South Florida bus terminals

Miami Herald | Source URL MIAMI – Federal immigration agents are beefing up their efforts to apprehend undocumented immigrants in South Florida as part of a nationwide effort to “keep communities safe.” The target: transportation hubs. In the past few weeks, Customs and Border Patrol officials have been spotted by […]

CYBER PANIC Google warns BILLIONS of website passwords have been hacked – how to check yours now

CYBER PANIC Google warns BILLIONS of website passwords have been hacked – how to check yours now

UK Sun | Source URL GOOGLE has warned users that billions of passwords – and hundreds of thousands of username and password combinations – have been hacked. Cyber-experts are now urging users to make sure they’re using tough passwords that haven’t already been stolen. Earlier this year, Google launched a […]

Exclusive: Google Insider Turns Over 950 Pages Of Docs And Laptop To DOJ

Exclusive: Google Insider Turns Over 950 Pages Of Docs And Laptop To DOJ

Sara Carter | Source URL A former Google insider claiming the company created algorithms to hide its political bias within artificial intelligence platforms – in effect targeting particular words, phrases and contexts to promote, alter, reference or manipulate perceptions of Internet content – delivered roughly 950 pages of documents to the […]

British spies must have ‘backdoor’ access to encrypted Facebook and WhatsApp messages to combat child abuse and terrorism, spy chiefs will demand at ‘Five Eyes’ security summit

British spies must have ‘backdoor’ access to encrypted Facebook and WhatsApp messages to combat child abuse and terrorism, spy chiefs will demand at ‘Five Eyes’ security summit

British spies want ‘backdoor’ access to encrypted messages on social media to prevent terror threats and child abuse. Officials from the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand – known as the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance – are meeting in London to discuss being able to get ‘lawful access’ to […]

FBI Wants Tech to Track Social Media for Criminals and Terrorists Before They Act

FBI Wants Tech to Track Social Media for Criminals and Terrorists Before They Act

Proposals from interested vendors are due later this month. Brandi Vincent | NextGov | Source URL The Federal Bureau of Investigations aims to acquire access to a “social media early alerting tool” that will help insiders proactively and reactively monitor how terrorist groups, foreign intelligence services, criminal organizations and other […]