Tagged With Surveillance

Google is reportedly supplying AI technology to the Trump administration's virtual border wall


Police in all 50 states are using secret tools to break into locked phones — and they're using them for cases as low-level as shoplifting, records show


Documents from an arson attack linked to the R Kelly investigation show how Google hands 'keyword' search data to police



Europe's lawmakers ask Jeff Bezos: Does Amazon spy on politicians?


The IRS is under investigation for buying Americans' smartphone location data from private surveillance companies


Oregon lawmakers demand answers after a report alleges that the Trump administration spied on protesters' electronic communication



Amazon's new home drone is sparking surveillance dystopia fears


Apple gave the FBI access to the iCloud account of a protester accused of setting police cars on fire


Customs and Border Protection paid to access a private company's network of cameras that spans the US


Portland becomes the first city to ban the use of facial recognition technology by government agencies and private entities in public spaces


The NSA phone-spying program exposed by Edward Snowden didn't stop a single terrorist attack, federal judge finds


Trump wants to ban TikTok to keep Americans' data out of China's hands, but Microsoft and Oracle's track records suggest they could turn it over to the US government instead



Police use footage from Amazon's Ring doorbells for investigations, but leaked documents reveal the FBI is concerned that homeowners could spy on officers


Secretive surveillance company Palantir says activists' criticisms could hurt its business — but so could addressing their concerns


CBP just paid $476K for people's phone location data from a company that's under investigation for selling personal data


MLB teams are investing in mask-monitoring cameras that can even tell if fans are covering their noses at games



Sen. Ron Wyden is introducing a privacy bill that would ban government agencies from buying personal information from data brokers


Federal agents used a YouTube livestream to charge a Portland protester with arson


UK firms are selling invasive spy tech to repressive governments around the world


This interactive map shows you whether police departments near you are using facial recognition, drones, body cameras, and other surveillance tech