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Ocasio-Cortez Ties Concerns Over Unregulated Facial Recognition Technology to 'Global Rise in Authoritarianism and Fascism'
House Democrats discussed the need for federal rules amid concerns about privacy rights and surveillance tools used to impose social control
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The Government Is Expanding Its Social Media Surveillance Capabilities
But social media monitoring programs and the algorithms that power them aren’t effective — and may be discriminatory.
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San Francisco Poised to Make History With Law Banning Use of Facial Recognition Technology
"The harms of unchecked surveillance are very real and they often impact immigrant and communities of color disproportionately."
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'Alexa, Stop Spying on My Kids': FTC Complaint Charges Amazon's Echo Dot Violates Child Privacy Law
"Amazon markets Echo Dot Kids as a device to educate and entertain kids, but the real purpose is to amass a treasure trove of sensitive data that it refuses to relinquish even when directed to by parents."
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Mark Zuckerberg News
Citing 'Unprecedented' Power of Zuckerberg, Facebook Co-Founder Says: 'Time to Break It Up'
Chris Hughes, the CEO's former college roommate and colleague, says powerful company's vast monopoly must be destroyed
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California privacy graphic News
Digital Rights Defenders Sound Alarm Over Big Tech's Efforts to 'Erode' California's Landmark Privacy Law
"We will not let them kill strong privacy bills in the dark."
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With Nation Distracted by Mueller Report, Facebook Admits Millions of Users' Passwords Affected by Latest Privacy Breach
"That is how you news dump."
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'Unjustified and Unnecessary': DHS Could Use Facial Recognition on 97% of Departing Airline Passengers
Advocacy groups say the department's program poses a serious threat to civil liberties
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) News
'A More Just and Equitable Future': Advocates Welcome Markey's Privacy Bill of Rights
"People must have the right to safely choose who they give their personal information to and need enforceable rules over how it can be used."
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The Government’s System of Censoring Its Former Employees Is Unconstitutional
The system is so opaque that many others aren’t even aware of their obligations to submit
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