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These crowdsourced maps will show exactly where surveillance cameras are watching

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Amnesty International will produce a crowdsourced map showing the location of every camera capable of facial recognition in New York City before expanding out to other places like the West Bank and New Delhi.

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These crowdsourced maps will show exactly where surveillance cameras are watching

These crowdsourced maps will show exactly where surveillance cameras are watching

Amnesty International will produce a crowdsourced map showing the location of every camera capable of facial recognition in New York City before expanding out to other places like the West ...

NYC passes POST Act, requiring police department to reveal surveillance technologies

NYC passes POST Act, requiring police department to reveal surveillance technologies

New York City Council today passed the POST Act -- a law requiring the NYPD to disclose all surveillance technologies in active use.

How the Police Use AI to Track and Identify You

How the Police Use AI to Track and Identify You

Modern technology has enabled the development and deployment of the pervasive and precise surveillance that may be slipping out of the control of the public.

We Built a (Legal) Facial Recognition Machine for $60

We Built a (Legal) Facial Recognition Machine for $60

Using a public camera, we looked for prominent people walking through a New York City park. What we found shows the technology's promise — and perils.

Facial Recognition And License Plate Readers: Here Are The Surveillance Tools Used By The Minneapolis Police Department

Facial Recognition And License Plate Readers: Here Are The Surveillance Tools Used By The Minneapolis Police Department

As protesters demonstrate in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, law enforcement agencies have access to a host of surveillance tools that could make it easier to target and ...

The Microsoft Police State: Mass Surveillance, Facial Recognition, and the Azure Cloud

The Microsoft Police State: Mass Surveillance, Facial Recognition, and the Azure Cloud

Microsoft helps police surveil and patrol communities through its own offerings and a network of partnerships — while its PR efforts obscure this.

Microsoft needs to stop selling surveillance to the NYPD

Microsoft needs to stop selling surveillance to the NYPD

Microsoft’s decision not to sell facial recognition to the police means nothing if the company won’t stop selling the Orwellian Domain Awareness System to the New York Police Department.

City Surveillance Watch: Balancing Act

City Surveillance Watch: Balancing Act

In this first episode of City Surveillance Watch, a new limited podcast series, reporter Kate Kaye explores the inherent dichotomy of data-hungry technologies that, while promising to make ...

Why more cities and states are fighting the spread of facial recognition

Why more cities and states are fighting the spread of facial recognition

Local governments and legislators are pushing back against the deployment of facial recognition technology, citing concerns about accuracy, bias and abuse.

In tech-driven Telangana, the eyes have it

In tech-driven Telangana, the eyes have it

With nearly 64% of CCTV cameras in the country and facial recognition software for traffic, law & order, pensions and elections, Telangana is redefini..

New Technologies, New Problems – Troubling Surveillance Trends in America

New Technologies, New Problems – Troubling Surveillance Trends in America

Flawed algorithms, maximal collection, and experimental use: the dangers of high-tech police surveillance tools.

A new law seeks to expose the NYPD’s secret surveillance technology

A new law seeks to expose the NYPD’s secret surveillance technology

A closer look at New York City's landmark POST Act—a law the NYPD and Bill de Blasio spent three years trying to quash

Why 2020 was a pivotal, contradictory year for facial recognition

Why 2020 was a pivotal, contradictory year for facial recognition

America’s first confirmed wrongful arrest by facial recognition technology happened in January 2020. Robert Williams, a Black man, was arrested in his driveway just outside Detroit, with ...

NYPD Used Facial Recognition Technology In Siege Of Black Lives Matter Activist’s Apartment

NYPD Used Facial Recognition Technology In Siege Of Black Lives Matter Activist’s Apartment

The NYPD has previously stated that the technology is used to gather leads on suspects for crimes, such as robberies and shootings, not to identify people in crowds or at rallies

Big Tech juggles ethical pledges on facial recognition with corporate interests

Big Tech juggles ethical pledges on facial recognition with corporate interests

The careful wording of public pledges leaves plenty of room for oppressive uses of the technology, critics say.

Proposed NYC law would reveal surveillance secrets of US' largest police force

Proposed NYC law would reveal surveillance secrets of US' largest police force

The NYPD has more resources and access to surveillance tech than most law enforcement agencies. This bill would require the force to disclose it all.

NYPD used facial recognition to track down Black Lives Matter activist

NYPD used facial recognition to track down Black Lives Matter activist

Dozens of officers were sent to 28-year-old Derrick Ingram’s house

Facial recognition is becoming one of the 21st century’s biggest public space issues

Facial recognition is becoming one of the 21st century’s biggest public space issues

It’s about civil rights and the erosion of privacy in the public realm.

Its social app Neighbors makes Ring more effective on criminals — and customers.

Its social app Neighbors makes Ring more effective on criminals — and customers.

Two lawmakers are drafting a new bipartisan bill that could seriously limit the use of the technology across the US.