Reaping nearly $100 million in sales over five years, the British government provided spyware, wiretaps and other telecom interception tools to 17 countries, many with a track record of targeting dissent and undemocratic behaviour.
Several French lawmakers are now compelled to hinder accountability, not racial injustice.
The Trump administration claims that Russia has tilted the playing field in their favour, and they might be right.
Twitter had sued the Justice Department in its battle with federal agencies as the internet industry’s self-described champion of free speech seeking the right to reveal the extent of US government surveillance.
Health officials eyeing possibility of using smartphones to ascertain with whom someone diagnosed with Covid-19 has been in contact.
Governments from China to Singapore to Israel, ordered electronic monitoring of their citizens' movements to tackle Covid-19 and even some digital privacy defenders say it may be prudent to use some of the available data to help control the outbreak.
CV Dazzle uses cubist-inspired designs to thwart the computer. A similar technique was used extensively in World War I to camouflage British naval ships and confuse opponents about their actual heading or location.
China's facial recognition measures increasingly extend not only to shops and public spaces but also homes and now mobile phones.
AnyVision has come under scrutiny following reports that its technology is used to surveil Palestinians who live in the occupied West Bank.
With mosques in the region being periodically demolished and fasting mostly banned, minorities in East Turkistan are bearing the brunt of institutionalised xenophobia.
Singapore decides to set up surveillance cameras on 100,000 lampposts, to “perform crowd analytics’’ for public security. The technology of facial recognition with cameras and censors urges privacy fears among right groups and security experts.
US telecom giant Verizon can seek to reduce the purchase price or walk away from the $4.8 bn deal to acquire key assets of Internet group Yahoo.
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