May 112022
 
 May 11, 2022  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Cindy Carcamo reports: Immigration and Customs Enforcement has crafted a sophisticated surveillance dragnet designed to spy on most people living in the United States, without the need for warrants and many times circumventing state privacy laws, such as those in California, according to a two-year investigation released Tuesday by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy [Read More…]

May 102022
 
 May 10, 2022  Posted by  Business, Laws, Surveillance

A smattering of news aggregated by Joe Cadillic this past week: 7-Eleven stores sued for using Clickit facial recognition to ID customers: https://csnews.com/7-eleven-faces-class-action-suit-over-collection-biometric-customer-data http://www.clickitinc.com/ Compass and 365 Retail Vending Machines settle $6.8M biometric collection lawsuit: https://fingerscanvendingsettlement.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/BryantCompass_Notice.pdf LexisNexis Acquires Behavioral Biometric Company BehavioSec: https://risk.lexisnexis.com/global/en/about-us/press-room/press-release/20220503-behaviosec Video doorbells can record conversations from 25 [Read More…]

May 102022
 
 May 10, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Laura Dobberstein reports: NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware-for-governments keeps returning to the headlines thanks to revelations such as its use against Spain’s prime minister and senior British officials. But there’s one nation where outrage about Pegasus has been constant for nearly a year and shows little sign of abating: India. Read [Read More…]

May 042022
 
 May 4, 2022  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S.

Joseph Cox reports: SafeGraph, a location data broker, has stopped offering data related to Planned Parenthood and other similar family planning centers after Motherboard found it was possible to buy information on how many people were visiting the facilities, where they came from, and where they went afterwards, something that experts saw [Read More…]