Category: Activism

NOW: Digital rights activists are using facial recognition software to scan thousands of faces in Washington, DC, “searching” for members of Congress, lobbyists, and the press

NOW: Digital rights activists are using facial recognition software to scan thousands of faces in Washington, DC, “searching” for members of Congress, lobbyists, and the press

iSpeech FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2019 Contact: Evan Greer, 978-852-6457, press@fightforthefuture.org “This should probably be illegal,” Fight for the Future action will show why face surveillance should be banned Digital rights group Fight for the Future is currently conducting live facial recognition surveillance in Washington, DC, using Amazon’s commercially […]

Targeted Individuals All Around The Globe Are Starting To Mobilize

Targeted Individuals All Around The Globe Are Starting To Mobilize

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Richard Enos | Collective Evolution | Source URL If you attended or have researched into the Global Targeted Individuals Rallies that ran concurrently in 21 cities worldwide on August 29th, 2019, you would at the very least come to realize that this phenomenon is very real, and not the […]

Detroit Activists Fighting for Ban on Facial Recognition

Detroit Activists Fighting for Ban on Facial Recognition

https://www.ispeech.org Mike Maharrey | The Tenth Amendment Center | Source URL DETROIT, Mich. – A coalition of grassroots organizations is pushing to end the use of facial recognition technology in the city. BYP100, Green Light Black Futures, We the People Michigan and Detroit Community Technology Project have banded together to […]

‘We Need to Ban It Entirely’: Beyond Regulation, New US Campaign Calls for Moratorium on Facial Recognition Surveillance

‘We Need to Ban It Entirely’: Beyond Regulation, New US Campaign Calls for Moratorium on Facial Recognition Surveillance

iSpeech Julia Conley | Common Dreams | Source URL “Imagine if we could go back in time and prevent governments around the world from ever building nuclear or biological weapons. That’s the moment in history we’re in right now with facial recognition.” Pushing back against businesses and government calling for […]

Oklahoma Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

Oklahoma Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

Text to Speech Mike Maharrey | Tenth Amendment Center | Source URL OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (March 4, 2019) – Last Tuesday, an Oklahoma Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would limit the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications and more broadly protect the […]

Pressure Mounts on Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

Pressure Mounts on Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechACLU Blog | Source URL Nationwide Coalition of over 85 Groups Urges Companies Commit Not to Provide Face Surveillance to the Government NEW YORK — A coalition of over 85 racial justice, faith, and civil, human, and immigrants’ rights groups today sent letters to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google demanding the […]

Mother Of Detained Journalist Julian Assange And WikiLeaks Call On Journalists And Supporters To Protest In Times Square On New Year’s Eve

Mother Of Detained Journalist Julian Assange And WikiLeaks Call On Journalists And Supporters To Protest In Times Square On New Year’s Eve

https://www.ispeech.org Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL Recently, WikiLeaks highlighted that its founder and former editor Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained 8+ years without charge by the UK Govt (6+ years within the Ecuador Embassy in London where he was granted asylum from U.S. threats) and 2 years […]