Activists are calling to defund the police, but New York City is doubling down on aggressively policing fireworks.
Monday’s incident is a sign of the tension between police and the community after officers violently broke up peaceful protests around the city weeks before — and tension around gentrification in the community itself.
Amazon, IBM, And Microsoft Won’t Say Which Police Departments Used Their Facial Recognition Technology
Activists are worried about several key questions that remain unanswered.
BriefCam, a facial recognition and surveillance video analysis company, sells the ability to surveil protesters and enforce social distancing — without the public knowing.
The company is joining IBM, but it doesn't mean Amazon is totally out of the facial recognition business.
Calls to defund the police were a common refrain at many of the protests, which seem unparalleled in modern memory in their scale and sweep.
A peaceful gathering in Manhattan ended with hundreds of police officers attacking people in the streets. Here’s how it unfolded.
About 40 cities in the US have instituted curfews. Food delivery workers will still be on the hook for deliveries.
People Are Taking To The Streets To Protest Police Brutality Amid Trump's Threat To Unleash The Military
Police attacked protesters in Philadelphia and Washington, DC, while Trump threatened to unleash the military on demonstrators against systematic inequality.
The Dallas PD's iWatch Dallas app is currently down "due to technical difficulties."
Demonstrations that started in Minneapolis and Louisville spread on Saturday to dozens of cities as far afield as Alaska and Hawaii. Many turned violent.
Coronavirus contact tracing apps aren’t government-mandated. But they may be employer-mandated.
As protesters demonstrate in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, law enforcement agencies have access to a host of surveillance tools that could make it easier to target and find them.
The civil liberties organization is suing the facial recognition company for allegedly violating the privacy of Illinois residents.
Apple And Google's Coronavirus Tech Won't Actually Do Contact Tracing. Here's Why Exposure Notification Is Different
Exposure notifications and digital contact tracing are two different things. Choosing one or the other could change the course of the pandemic.
Healthy Together was supposed to help the state reopen. But very few people are using it.
Facing numerous lawsuits, the New York startup said it "is cancelling the accounts of every customer who was not either associated with law enforcement or some other federal, state, or local government department, office, or agency.”
The companies say that public health authorities have asked for help in designing what contact tracing apps might look like.
A US Senator Wants To Know Which Federal Authorities Are Using Clearview AI To Track The Coronavirus
“Technology has an important role to play in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic, but this health crisis cannot justify using unreliable surveillance tools that could undermine our privacy rights,” said Sen. Ed Markey.
Without enough human contact tracers to identify infected people, the US is barreling toward a digital solution, and possible disaster.