Apr 102021
 
 April 10, 2021  Posted by  Featured News

How national ID systems (vaccine passports) make social protection inaccessible to vulnerable populations: https://privacyinternational.org/long-read/4472/exclusion-design-how-national-id-systems-make-social-protection-inaccessible UK Prime Minister: The world will “definitely” use ‘vaccination passports’ https://www.politico.eu/article/boris-johnson-gives-clearest-hint-at-introduction-of-vaccine-passports/ 56 civil rights groups ask the European Commission to ban mass facial recognition surveillance: https://edri.org/our-work/european-commission-must-ban-biometric-mass-surveillance-practices-say-56-civil-society-groups/ EU police spy on 70,000 Encrochat encrypted phones: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/courtandcrime/arid-40242590.html https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdjab/encrochat-signal-protocol-encryption [Read More…]

Apr 102021
 
 April 10, 2021  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

J. D. Tuccille writes: Clearview AI carved out a market niche for itself as a provider of facial recognition tools for law enforcement agencies that find the technology challenging to implement on their own. The company’s plug-and-play surveillance capability entices government users with free trial periods and a database of billions [Read More…]