Dec 072022
 
 December 7, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Ayana Archie reports: Two women are suing Apple over its AirTags, claiming the trackers made it easier for them to be stalked and harassed. The women filed a class-action lawsuit Monday in the U.S. Northern District Court of California and said Apple has not done enough to protect the product from being [Read More…]

Dec 062022
 
 December 6, 2022  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Katyanna Quach reports: America’s Transport Security Administration, better known as the TSA, has been testing facial recognition software to automatically screen passengers flying across the country in 16 airports. And now it’s looking into rolling it out nationwide next year. Flyers will be able to pass through security checkpoints by [Read More…]

Dec 062022
 
 December 6, 2022  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing writes: For years, cars have collected massive amounts of data. And for years, this data has been extraordinarily leaky. Manufacturers don’t like to discuss how much data gets phoned home from vehicle systems. They also don’t like to discuss the attack vectors these systems create, either for malicious hackers or slightly less [Read More…]

Dec 062022
 
 December 6, 2022  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

I tried to get REAL ID the last time I renewed my driver’s license. I carefully followed all the directions on the web site and made an appointment at the DMV.  Despite waiting more than an hour for my appointed time, when I got up to the window, they asked [Read More…]