• Aug 18, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Leak of proposed US law reveals plans for widespread use of multiple surveillance technologies at borders

Here on Privacy News Online, we often write about the impact on privacy of technologies such as facial recognition, iris scans, DNA databases, and drones. Individually, those powerful and rapidly-advancing technologies all pose different challenges to the protection of our privacy. Imagine how dangerous it would be if they were brought together in a complete, … Continue reading “Leak of proposed US law reveals plans for widespread use of multiple surveillance technologies at borders”

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  • Jul 3, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Our surveillance future: pervasive, continuous facial recognition from wandering robo-cars and hovering drones

Last month, Privacy News Online wrote about the first arrest by UK police using an automatic facial recognition system mounted on a vehicle to scan people in a crowd. But things move quickly in the world of surveillance technologies: the police in Dubai have announced that they will be deploying facial recognition systems mounted on … Continue reading “Our surveillance future: pervasive, continuous facial recognition from wandering robo-cars and hovering drones”

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