Jul 172019
 
 July 17, 2019  Posted by  Business, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Charlie Warzel writes: Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are always watching you — even when you’re browsing pornography websites in incognito mode. Trackers from tech companies like Google and Facebook are logging your most personal browsing details, according to a forthcoming New Media & Society paper, which scanned 22,484 pornography websites. [Read More…]

Jul 172019
 
 July 17, 2019  Posted by  Business, Surveillance

Joshua Brustein reports: A supplier of drone technology to dozens of state and local law enforcement and public safety agencies, located in the U.S. and a handful of other countries, will stop working with Chinese drone manufacturers, citing security concerns. Cape Productions Inc., a Redwood City, California-based startup, plans to inform customers Wednesday that [Read More…]

Jul 162019
 
 July 16, 2019  Posted by  Govt, Online, Surveillance

Tyler Durden reports: The FBI plans to step up its efforts to gather information from social media – issuing a call last week for a new tool to monitor Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other platforms “in a timely fashion.” Citing the use of social media by terrorist groups, domestic threats, criminal [Read More…]