Category: Surveillance

KONE To Put Facial Recognition And Alexa Listening Devices In Elevators

KONE To Put Facial Recognition And Alexa Listening Devices In Elevators

iSpeech.org Mass Private I  | Source URL The good old days of elevator music being a minor distraction is about change. VentureBeat reports that “elevators of the future will have virtual windows, voice-activated controls, music-streaming, and more.” KONE’s DX Class, elevators will give security and the buildings owners, unparalleled access to view what is happening […]

DHS wants to expand airport face recognition scans to include US citizens

Speech Synthesis Zack Whittaker | TechCrunch | Source URL Homeland Security wants to expand facial recognition checks for travelers arriving to and departing from the U.S. to also include citizens, which had previously been exempt from the mandatory checks. In a filing, the department has proposed that all travelers, and […]

Chinese government forces people to scan their face before they can use internet as surveillance efforts mount

iSpeech Business Insider | Source URL Chinese citizens will now have to start using facial identification in order to sign up for internet services or get a new mobile number.  The Chinese government announced in September that residents applying for a new mobile or internet device will have their faces […]

Amazon’s Ring Planned Neighborhood “Watch Lists” Built on Facial Recognition

Amazon’s Ring Planned Neighborhood “Watch Lists” Built on Facial Recognition

iSpeech.org Sam Biddle | The Intercept | Source URL Ring, Amazon’s crimefighting surveillance camera division, has crafted plans to use facial recognition software and its ever-expanding network of home security cameras to create AI-enabled neighborhood “watch lists,” according to internal documents reviewed by The Intercept. The planning materials envision a […]

TSA is testing new 3D rotating scanning technology to see through your baggage and ‘digital dog noses’ to detect explosives at airport security in an effort to speed up lines

TSA is testing new 3D rotating scanning technology to see through your baggage and ‘digital dog noses’ to detect explosives at airport security in an effort to speed up lines

iSpeech.org Stacy Liberatore | The Daily Mail | Source URL With nearly 27 million people set to travel on a plane this holiday season, the Transportation Security Administration warned flyers to expect long lines at check-in. However, researchers are testing new technology it is calling ‘Innovation Checkpoint’ to deal with […]

Facial Recognition “Robocops” See Through Our Clothes And Listen To Our Phone Calls

Facial Recognition “Robocops” See Through Our Clothes And Listen To Our Phone Calls

iSpeech.org Mass Private I | Source URL It has been six months, since I informed the public about the dangers of police Knightscope robots that look an awful lot like Doctor Who’s infamous Dalek’s. In my article I warned people that police would use Knightscope’s thermal imaging cameras to identify […]

Isolated Incident? Over 1,000 Cops Caught Illegally Accessing Police Database to Stalk Citizens

Isolated Incident? Over 1,000 Cops Caught Illegally Accessing Police Database to Stalk Citizens

iSpeech.org Jack Burns | The Free Thought Project | Source URL California — In what police accountability activists are claiming is not an isolated incident, more than 1,000 law enforcement officers accessed the California background check database for personal reasons. The Sacramento Bee (Sacbee) reported the criminal background searches have […]

Google almost made 100,000 chest X-rays public — until it realized personal data could be exposed

Google almost made 100,000 chest X-rays public — until it realized personal data could be exposed

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Douglas MacMillan & Greg Bensinger | The Washington Post | Source URL Two days before Google was set to publicly post more than 100,000 images of human chest X-rays, the tech giant got a call from the National Institutes of Health, which had provided the images: Some of them […]

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Convert Text to SpeechMac Slavo  | SHTFPlan | Source URL While unsuspecting iPhone users read their daily dose of mainstream media news, the Facebook app is secretly accessing the camera on their smartphones. But Facebook says not worry: it’s only a bug… Users, however, are rightly concerned that Facebook is […]

Google Has Its Eyes On Our Health and Banking Data — Project Nightingale and Project Cache

Google Has Its Eyes On Our Health and Banking Data — Project Nightingale and Project Cache

https://www.ispeech.org Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL There has been serious backlash against Google for hoarding health data of 50 million Americans through Project Nightingale. The once social media giant is now shifting focus from just a search engine and video platform with its subsidiary YouTube, to a […]