Tag: Surveillance

To make everything more inclusive, Google has rolled out a new feature that corrects your sentences with language that is considered woke and inclusive.
Reports of WhatsApp being made to spy on users have surfaced as of late. The operation was put into motion by an US governmental agency for spying on activities pertaining to importation of opioids from China.
The just-leaked Facebook's secret blacklist of ‘dangerous individuals and organizations’ has over 4,000 entries. Among them are entities sanctioned by the US as terrorists, historical villains, cartels, militia groups, as well as dissidents.
The U.S. government is secretly ordering Google to provide data on anyone typing in certain search terms, an accidentally unsealed court document shows. There are fears such “keyword warrants” threaten to implicate innocent Web users in serious crimes and are more common than previously thought.
The Australian government is testing an app to enforce its quarantine rules. The state will text people at random times, and thereafter they will have 15 minutes to take a picture of their face and text the government. Should they fail, the local police department will be sent to follow up in person.
China’s social credit system was first announced in 2014 and has since bred speculation that it will lead to an Orwellian nightmare – a real-life Black Mirror. Media reports claimed that all Chinese citizens would be given a numerical ranking by 2020. But is this true?
Google's next internet-connected home device will test whether you rely enough on the company to let it monitor your sleeping pattern. Google's latest version of Hub, a 7-inch smart screen was unveiled with its key feature including sleep-sensing technology. It has features like fielding questions, displaying pictures and videos, handling tasks via Google assistant and more. It also offers a springboard for Google to get involved in what critics call Sleep Surveillance.
ROXXANE is a new technology funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 project to track hate speech, propoganda, political extremism and organised crime.
Exclusive footage from a surveillance plane during George Floyd protests in Minneapolis show protesters on ground trying to bring down the police patrol plane with lasers. Lasers are commonly used to distract or temporarily blind the pilots and surveillance...
Beaming microwave energy to Earth from a solar power plant in Space could be a reality soon with space based solar power system. Solar power plants are large structures in space that convert solar energy, captured as solar irradiation,...