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Amazon is facing questions from U.S. lawmakers about consumer privacy regarding its popular voice-activated Echo speakers, after an incident last month when an Oregon couple’s conversation was recorded by their device and sent to an acquaintance without
Amazon.com Inc. is facing questions from U.S. lawmakers about consumer privacy regarding its popular voice-activated Echo speakers, after an incident last month when an Oregon couple’s conversation was recorded by their device and sent to an acquaintance without their knowledge.
surveillanceState 
4 days ago by joeybaker
UK Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology 98% inaccurate, figures show - 'Intrinsically Orwellian' systems must be scrapped, campaigners say as biometrics commissioner brands them 'not yet fit for use'
Facial recognition software used by the UK’s biggest police force has returned false positives in more than 98 per cent of alerts generated, The Independent can reveal, with the country’s biometrics regulator calling it “not yet fit for use”.
surveillanceState  governmentIncompetence  policeIncompetence 
5 weeks ago by joeybaker
'Too expensive' to delete millions of police mugshots of innocent people, minister claims - Up to 20m facial images are retained - six years after High Court ruling that the practice is unlawful because of the 'risk of stigmatisation'
Millions of police mugshots of innocent people cannot be deleted because it would be too expensive, a government minister has claimed – despite a High Court ruling that the practice is unlawful. The work would have to be “done manually” by local forces, making the costs “difficult to justify”, a committee of MPs investigating the controversy has been told.
policeoverreach  surveillanceState  judicialImpotence  judicialStupidity 
9 weeks ago by joeybaker
Dutch voters say 'no' to new spy law - Voters in the Netherlands narrowly rejected a proposed law granting authorities sweeping powers to spy on their data. The referendum was non-binding, but the government has said it will take the results seriously.
Voters in the Netherlands narrowly rejected a proposed law granting authorities sweeping powers to spy on their data. The referendum was non-binding, but the government has said it will take the results seriously.
win  surveillanceState  popularStupidity 
11 weeks ago by joeybaker
Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones.
Maybe check your data archive to see if Facebook’s algorithms know who you called.
corporateIndemnity  userIsTheProduct  surveillanceState 
march 2018 by joeybaker
Facebook’s tracking of non-users ruled illegal in Belgium
Another blow for Facebook in Europe: Judges in Belgium have once again ruled the company broke privacy laws by deploying technology such as cookies and..
surveillanceState  win  corporateIndemnity  userIsTheProduct 
march 2018 by joeybaker
EFF: Geek Squad has been working with the FBI for a decade
According to the EFF, Best Buy’s Geek Squad has been providing the FBI with evidence from customers’ computers for at least a decade.
surveillanceState 
march 2018 by joeybaker
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