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[U.K.] Study: London & Chinese Cities most surveilled on Earth.

“A new study by research website Comparitech has found that London is the 6th most surveilled city on the planet, with the top five cities all being in Communist China. The study looked at 120 cities globally, and found that the top … Continue reading

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SPYING: “Top Investor: Big Tech Using Smart Speakers For Surveillance”

“A leading tech investor has warned that companies such as Amazon and Google are using smart speakers for surveillance purposes. In an interview with Yahoo News, John Borthwick,of Betaworks said that the information recorded by the devices and relayed back to the … Continue reading

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Spying: “…Ring teams with 400 police forces, extending surveillance reach”

“The doorbell-camera company Ring has quietly forged video-sharing partnerships with more than 400 police forces across the United States, granting them potential access to homeowners’ camera footage and a powerful role in what the company calls the nation’s “new neighborhood … Continue reading

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California: “‘Mass surveillance’ on ‘every driver’ prompts severe backlash”

“A major privacy advocate is asking California to suspend a training program for law-enforcement officers conducting “mass surveillance” of drivers, because it includes outdated and incorrect information, and acts as a sales promotion for the private company running the database. … Continue reading

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[Spying] “Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US”

“The US military is conducting wide-area surveillance tests across six midwest states using experimental high-altitude balloons, documents filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reveal. Up to 25 unmanned solar-powered balloons are being launched from rural South Dakota and drifting 250 miles … Continue reading

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“Surveillance state: 1 in 2 American adults is already in the FBI’s facial recognition database”

” A new report from Georgetown Law‘s Center on Privacy & Technology (CPT) suggests that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) may be using the rampant problem of illegal immigration as a type of cover to track and spy on Americans in violation of their Fourth … Continue reading

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“REPORT: GOOGLE, IBM HELPING CHINA BUILD SURVEILLANCE STATE”

“Google and IBM are co-founders of an American nonprofit that is helping China’s communist government conduct mass surveillance against its citizens, reports The Intercept. The OpenPower Foundation has set up a collaboration between IBM, a Chinese company called Semptian and U.S. chip … Continue reading

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