Oct 172020
 October 17, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Kanishka Singh reports: British police forces have been granted access to details of people who have been told to self-isolate under the government’s ‘test and trace’ system, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said late on Saturday. A spokesman for the department said it agreed with the National [Read More…]

Oct 092020
 October 9, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Kyle Wiggers reports: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) this week announced the expansion of its Simplified Arrival program, which uses facial recognition to verify the identity of airline travelers arriving in the U.S. According to a press release, Simplified Arrival is now in use at San Francisco International Airport and Norman [Read More…]