Big Brother

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A display shows a facial recognition system for law enforcement
"This decision represents an enormous expansion of the surveillance state and a serious threat to civil liberties in the U.K."
Julia Conley, staff writer
African American and Asian American men were misidentified 100 times as often...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In a new poll released by Amnesty International, 71% of respondents expressed fear over how Big Tech is taking and using their personal data.
"People want to see an end to tech companies trampling over our right to...


Privacy advocates kicked off a new anti-surveillance campaign in style by floating an airship reading "Illegal Spying Below" - complete with helpful arrow - over the NSA's massive data center in Utah. Dubbed "the maiden patrol of the first anti-surveillance activist air force," the flight marked the launch of Stand Against Spying , a project by Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greenpeace, the Tenth Amendment Center and 20 more groups that seeks to outlaw mass surveilance, reform the FISA court,...