According to documents examined by Forbes, the parent company of TikTok, ByteDance has planned to track specific Americans' physical locations.
Hermit is able to take advantage of rooted devices, record audio, initiate and reroute phone calls, and gather information just to name a few. As such, its time to forget Pegasus since the new spyware 'Hermit' is now being used by governments.
Texas AG Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against Google for collecting biometric data. The case was filed in response to a federal appeals court's upholding of a Texas statute last month, which opens the door for legal action against social media corporations that engage in content moderation.
No longer are we presumed innocent. Now we’re presumed guilty unless we can prove our innocence beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law. Rarely, are we even given the opportunity to do so.
Kutumba is the Karnataka government's planned law for a family ID project which is comparable to the upcoming Maharashtra Unified Citizen Data Hub. Technology and data researchers are crossing their fingers that the proposed regulation would provide adequate safeguards for citizen data.
According to documents that were previously undisclosed the Indian government is planning to create a 360 degree database to track every aspect of the lives of every Indian citizen with funding from the World Bank.
DNA technology in the hands of government officials will complete our transition to a Surveillance State in which prison walls are disguised within the seemingly benevolent trappings of technological and scientific progress, national security and the need to guard against terrorists, pandemics, civil unrest, etc.
Geofencing Warrants have gained traction, but they are a threat to privacy, and there is no guarantee that authorities will interpret them correctly.
The UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) is making efforts to develop global identity system and working with the United Nations and the World Bank to achieve it.
According to several articles, Amazon's purchase of iRobot could be to map the inside of your home to let marketers sell more junk because Amazon wants to know more about its customers.