Category: Technologies

Vizibilezone Wants Pedestrians to Let Drivers Track Their Location in Real-Time

iSpeech.org Mass Private I | Source URL Have you ever felt unsafe crossing the street? You could look both ways before crossing the street and feel safe, knowing you used common sense to navigate street crossings. Or, you could download this app which alerts drivers to slow down and/or stop […]

House Subcommittee Knocking at Amazon’s Door Over Ring Data

House Subcommittee Knocking at Amazon’s Door Over Ring Data

high definition tts Frank Konkel | NextGov | Source URL The chairman of a House Oversight panel wants a briefing with Amazon officials about the consumer security tool. Lawmakers want answers from Amazon as civil liberties, privacy and surveillance concerns surrounding its Ring doorbell camera continue to mount. In a […]

Federal Agencies Use Cellphone Location Data for Immigration Enforcement

Free Text to SpeechByron Tau and Michelle Hackman | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Commercial database that maps movements of millions of cellphones is deployed by immigration and border authorities WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has bought access to a commercial database that maps the movements of millions of cellphones […]

Amazon Echo’s privacy issues go way beyond voice recordings

Amazon Echo’s privacy issues go way beyond voice recordings

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Garfield Benjamin | The Conversation | Source URL Amazon Echo and the Alexa voice assistant have had widely publicised issues with privacy. Whether it is the amount of data they collect or the fact that they reportedly pay employees and, at times, external contractors from all over the world to listen to […]

Amazon and Ring Hit With Lawsuit After Camera Hacks Confirm Worst Fears of Privacy Advocates

Amazon and Ring Hit With Lawsuit After Camera Hacks Confirm Worst Fears of Privacy Advocates

Text to Speech Voices “These devices are not safe,” said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future. Jake Johnson | Common Dreams | Source URL Home security company Ring and its parent corporation Amazon were hit with a lawsuit in federal court Thursday alleging that their cameras 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 […]

Google ‘DOES blacklist sites, has targeted conservative news sites and changes its algorithms to favor big businesses,’ claims new report – despite the tech giant’s denials

Google ‘DOES blacklist sites, has targeted conservative news sites and changes its algorithms to favor big businesses,’ claims new report – despite the tech giant’s denials

iSpeech.org Sophie Curtis | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google is secretly blacklisting certain sites to prevent them appearing in search results – despite publicly denying doing so – according to an investigation. The Wall Street Journal report claims that the search giant has been blacklisting certain spam sites […]

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 […]

Sidewalk Labs’ Smart Cities Will Create A For-Profit Social Credit System That Controls Judges And Police

Sidewalk Labs’ Smart Cities Will Create A For-Profit Social Credit System That Controls Judges And Police

iSpeech Mass Private I | Source URL Smart city surveillance, is much worse than anyone could have imagined. Two years ago, I revealed how a CIA “signature school” was installing thousands of CCTV cameras and microphones in smart cities, but Sidewalk Labs wants to take public surveillance to a whole […]