Tag: Lucy Parsons Labs

Victory! Illinois Supreme Court Protects Biometric Privacy

Victory! Illinois Supreme Court Protects Biometric Privacy

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech EFF | Source URL Today the Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously that when companies collect biometric data like fingerprints or face prints without informed opt-in consent, they can be sued. Users don’t need to prove an injury like identity fraud or physical harm—just losing control of one’s biometric privacy […]

CIA-Backed Firm Touted Social Media Surveillance of Students to Sell Services to Evanston Police

https://www.ispeech.org Emails obtained by Lucy Parsons Labs reveal that Geofeedia touted social media surveillance of middle and high school students by its suburban Chicago police customers in an effort to sell their services to Evanston police. Geofeedia provides law enforcement with tools to monitor social media use by mapping location […]