Jul 282020
 July 28, 2020  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Dave Maass and Matthew Guariglia of EFF write: The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) conducted mass surveillance of protesters at the end of May and in early June using a downtown business district’s camera network, according to new records obtained by EFF. The records show that SFPD received real-time live [Read More…]

Jul 202020
 July 20, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Kelly Haywood and Gary Adshead report: One of Western Australia’s biggest privacy breaches, which involves the interception of thousands of State Government communications, is under investigation. Nine News revealed on Monday evening that the most sensitive information to be hacked and posted to a public website relates to the management [Read More…]

Jul 202020
 July 20, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

July 13, 2020 – San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), in partnership with the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, today launched the largest-ever collection of searchable data on police use of surveillance technologies, created as a tool for the public to learn about facial recognition, [Read More…]