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‘Every time you scan something, it takes pictures of you’: Ex-Walmart employee says self-checkout cameras are ’10 times worse’ than in-store ones

'Those cameras can read into your wallet and they do.'

On Feb 4, 2023 by Phil West

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Democratic senator urges Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

Bennet is one of the first prominent Democrats pushing for a ban.

On Feb 2, 2023 by David Covucci

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Childcare workers in India rise up in protest over government-run nutrition-tracking app

It's part of a growing network of state surveillance.

On Jan 18, 2023 by Sabah Gurmat

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New York lawmakers push 10-point blueprint to crack down on digital surveillance by police

The bills are part of a package in collaboration with the the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project.

On Jan 10, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Louisiana residents now need a government-issued ID to watch porn

Viewing porn in the southern state now requires people to prove they are over 18.

On Jan 3, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Radio City Music Hall uses facial recognition to block woman from seeing Rockettes show

The woman works at a law firm involved in litigation against Madison Square Garden Entertainment, which operates Radio City Music Hall.

On Dec 20, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Sci-fi movie’: Why does Lowe’s have a ‘perimeter defense’ system?

'Can someone please explain to me what those actually do?'

On Nov 16, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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India is creating a ‘surveillance segregation’ state by tracking lower-caste workers

Workers are fighting back with what little power they have.

On Nov 4, 2022 by Sabah Gurmat

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‘This is not a f**king drill’: Retail worker claims employer installed cameras that record audio at work, against state law

'Just start saying, '’Alexa, how do I form a union?’'

On Oct 27, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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Suspicious Twitter accounts impersonating research group try to blame the NSA for Chinese hacks

The misinformation campaign thus far seems to be largely unsuccessful.

On Oct 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Inside Qatar’s hacking campaign to silence digital dissidents before the World Cup

A digital crackdown is underway in the nation.

On Sep 27, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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‘Y’all want to see something cool not many people know about?’: Former JCPenney employee reveals secret surveillance room

'There's binoculars still in there from the early '80s.'

On Sep 26, 2022 by Melody Heald

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Parking apps can let anyone track your car—this hacker wants to stop it

Data from parking apps, even if you don't use them, can be utilized to keep tabs on your location.

On Sep 26, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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How local governments are surveilling workers

Bosses are increasingly watching employees do everything—at home.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Camryn Garza

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‘It made me feel so humiliated and embarrassed’: McDonald’s worker says her managers spied on her through camera to make sure she was working

‘They’re all watching me like I’m some kind of reality TV show.’

On Aug 31, 2022 by Grace Stanley