⚠️Time to post your near-exact whereabouts.⚠️
We’re in an age of apps where “it is no longer the format of ‘I’m selectively sharing what I want to,’ but sharing whatever possible.”
A South African City Says It's Putting QR Codes On Informal Settlement Cabins To Help Services. But Residents And Privacy Experts Are Uncertain.
A new pilot program by city officials says documenting the settlements will help residents get repairs and services. But some are wary.
If adopted, the change would dramatically reduce police access to citizens’ physical location and affect much more than abortion prosecutions.
If you’re planning an abortion in certain states, the data on your smartphone could be used against you if you’re not careful.
Sen. Ron Wyden is seeking an investigation into whether the program, which obtained about 6 million records from people in several Southwest states, was constitutional.
Lyra Health, Which Provides Therapy For Google And Facebook Employees, Is Facing Concerns Over Privacy And Treatment
“This isn’t an assembly line. This is actually people,” said one former therapist.
Prominent venture capitalists are flocking to invest in Christian worship apps. The apps say users’ prayers are a business asset.
The SFPD’s move is part of a growing law enforcement trend of encrypting agency communications previously available to the public.
The order is the latest in a global rebuke of the controversial tech firm by privacy regulators since BuzzFeed News revealed its use by law enforcement agencies around the world.
The provisional decision comes after a series of BuzzFeed News investigations revealing widespread and sometimes unsanctioned use of the company’s facial recognition software around the world.
Facebook just made a big deal of shutting down its original facial recognition system. But the company’s pivot to the metaverse means collecting more personal information than ever before.
The move follows a pair of BuzzFeed News investigations revealing widespread and sometimes unsanctioned use of the company’s facial recognition software by law enforcement agencies around the world.
Two 40-minute videos from Jan. 6 show how hundreds of rioters breached one Capitol entry point and how police eventually regained control.
Britney Spears’ Phone And Private Conversations Were Allegedly Under Strict Surveillance And Monitoring, According To A Former Security Member
“It didn't feel like she was being treated like a human being.”
A judge rebuffed the government’s argument that releasing more surveillance videos posed a national security risk.
There are 14,000 hours of surveillance footage from the Capitol riots. Most of it isn’t public, and the government is fighting to keep it that way.
As of February 2020, 88 law enforcement and government-affiliated agencies in 24 countries outside the United States have tried to use controversial facial recognition technology Clearview AI, according to a BuzzFeed News investigation.
The aircraft watched protests in Washington, DC, in June last year and also flew over Baltimore in 2015 after Freddie Gray’s death.
The payments platform still needs to make friends and transactions private by default.
In a government accountability report about facial recognition, five federal agencies said they didn't use Clearview AI. Data reviewed by BuzzFeed News suggests they should have.
“Stingrays” mimic cellphone towers to intercept phone calls and texts. This is the first law that would regulate their use.
Pete Buttigieg, Antony Blinken, and other Biden Cabinet officials were recently exposing their personal information on the payments app. Here's how you can make your account safer.
The home surveillance camera company owned by Amazon has also partnered with more than 1,800 police departments.
Venmo confirmed it is adding a feature that would let people set their friend list to private or visible only to their friends.
The company is fighting back against new rules that go into effect today in India.
Old photos on Venmo, which is owned by PayPal, are easily exposed on its website. There’s no way to delete them or make a profile private.
The peer-to-peer payments app leaves everyone from ordinary people to the most powerful person in the world exposed.
Do not do what I’m doing. It’s incredibly stupid.
The iOS 14.5 update will also let you unlock your iPhone with your face even if you are wearing a mask.