Nov 162019
 
 November 16, 2019  Posted by  Business, Misc, Surveillance

Emily Bruemmer of Davis Wright Tremaine writes: Boarding a flight. Buying a coffee. Accessing a financial account. The number of actions or transactions that individuals can accomplish through the use of facial recognition, thumbprints, voiceprints, or other biometric information is varied and increasing. Google Pay recently announced that it will authenticate [Read More…]

Nov 152019
 
 November 15, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

From Senator Chris Coons: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced bipartisan legislation to require federal law enforcement to obtain a court order before using facial recognition technology to conduct targeted ongoing public surveillance. The use of facial recognition technology is a valuable [Read More…]

Nov 142019
 
 November 14, 2019  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Cadillic writes: What should be headline news across the country is relegated to a single local newspaper fighting back against illegal government surveillance. Over the past two years, Memphis, Tennessee Mayor Jim Strickland and the Memphis Police Department have claimed that a 1978 consent decree barring them from conducting [Read More…]