Big Brother

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A live demonstration uses artificial intelligence and facial recognition in dense crowd spatial-temporal technology at the Horizon Robotics exhibit at the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES 2019 in Las Vegas on January 10, 2019. (
Clearview AI's behaviors, said one attorney, "represent one of the largest threats to personal privacy by a private company our country has faced."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Defeating the bill, said Evan Greer, policy director for Fight for the Future, "will give us more time to keep fighting and organizing. And it will send a strong message to leadership of both parties that the public is fed up with having our tax dollars wasted on creepy surveillance programs that don't make anyone safer.  (Image: Fight for the Future)
"It would be unconscionable for the Democratic House to pass any PATRIOT Act...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) answers questions on the recently released Republican plan to reform taxes on September 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
"Collecting this information is as close to reading minds as surveillance can...


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,...