Wireless aka "Smart" wearables collect data on wearers, hence they are privacy invasive.
The Defender's Big Brother NewsWatch brings you the latest headlines related to governments' abuse of power, including attacks on democracy, civil liberties and use of mass surveillance.
Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) has reintroduced the "Improving Digital Identity Act," a bipartisan bill that would increase the federal government's involvement in the digital identity ecosystem.
...where AI algorithms would analyze the images on demand"
"FBI officials are pressuring agents to reclassify cases as 'domestic violent extremism' even if the cases do not meet the criteria for such a classification..."
You will rent forever and be happy. Or at least that's a possible future, based on some people believing that the housing market is being seriously manipulated, to make a handful of companies the landlords of our planet. Or at least, just to drive up
Someone claimed my teachings imply you should all move to caves and dump any modern tech. This person is part of the naive sheep. Not truly understanding that not all technology is safe. Nor understanding what the true effects are of accepting everyt
Be warned: the DNA detectives are on the prowl.
Police Are Using Newborn Genetic Screening to Search for Suspects, Threatening Privacy and Public Health
Amazon have admitted providing the police with user footage from its Ring camera doorbell product, displaying the increased collaboration between big tech and police agencies. This, as we know the FBI have secured thousands of deals thousands of deal
Orwellian. It's a word that aptly describes the University of Arizona's campus reporting apparatus, which encourages students to snitch on their peers to university authorities for politically incorrect or "biased" speech.
Law enforcement groups and criminal justice reformers are at odds over a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom that will allow the state to keep tabs on certain "sexually violent predators" through the Global Positioning System.
We teeter on the cusp of a cultural, technological and societal revolution the likes of which have never been seen before.
The Department of Homeland Security has collected reams of location data from a private vendor in order to track people across the United States.
New York University's Center for Human Rights and Global Justice has issued a chilling warning about the potential dangers to human rights posed by the push for digital identity.
By now, most people are aware that if they "like" a certain page on Facebook, it gives the social media giant information about them.
In the past, it was a slam dunk statement that the IP address was a huge privacy threat from so many parties. Well...all. Today the tech landscape is changing and the source of the threat is changing too. And in some situations, the threat has disapp
In mid-June, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, a "hub for human rights study" at New York University (NYU) School of Law, issued a 100-page report detailing the growing dangers of a reliance on digital identity around the world.
Chinese artists have staged performances to highlight the ubiquity of surveillance cameras.
MicroG is a primary ingredient to make de-Googled phones functional for most people. What exactly does it do? How do you install it? Is it a safe module to use?
A family discovered that their daughter was being tracked during the last four hours of their adventure through Magic Kingdom.
Big Brother is tracking your location with the help of private data brokers.
Google is watching you. But is there a way to continue using Google platforms and services (like Youtube) without endangering your privacy? This is a practical guide that gives a compromise solution. It does not aim for privacy perfection but provide
I talk about the dangers of certain types of phones here ad infinitum and I'm curious to see what choices people actually make. I want to find out what your issues are and make this about getting your opinions.
This week on the New World Next Week: the increasingly inaccurately named North Atlantic Treaty Organization sets its sights on the Asia-Pacific; the Dutch government cracks down on farming and farmers' protests; and Amazon demonstrates creepy dead g
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In several videos I've said that 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) is being used inappropriately. At least one Big tech company has paid the piper on this. But the 2FA use beyond security continues and there may never be any payback to the consumer oth
According to the Supreme Court, the legality of NSA mass surveillance can't even be legally challenged.
-- by Health Code Apps Turning Red Earlier this month (June, 2022) we reported how over 1 million residents in China's Henan Province were prevented from withdrawing their money from their bank, with many losing their entire life savings. See: