In a Sunday appearance on BBC’s Andrew Marr show, U.K. Secretary of State Amber Rudd said the end-to-end encryption capabilities of messaging tools like WhatsApp are “completely unacceptable,” and argued that tech companies had a responsibility to provide governments with access to user data to help counter terrorism. 406 more words
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Police body cameras are widely seen as a way to improve law enforcement’s transparency with the public. But when mixed with police use of facial-recognition tools, the prospect of continual surveillance comes with big risks to privacy.
Last summer, a coalition of American civil rights groups came together to denounce the increasing proliferation of “predictive policing” technologies that they described as “profoundly flawed.” Nevertheless, the development of these technologies hurtles forward both in the United States and around the world. 626 more words
Our mainstream news is saying that…the Russians own Trump, and basically that this has undermined our democracy and our electoral process. That part of it we have seen no evidence of. 2,733 more words
BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Berkeley police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspected prowler who was caught on camera allegedly trying to break into cars early Sunday morning. 174 more words