COVID-19 Could Provide Cover for Surveillance Expansion

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by mood, Mar 18, 2020.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Contact tracing apps raise privacy fears
    September 15, 2020
    https://betanews.com/2020/09/15/contact-tracing-privacy-fears/
    SecureAge:
    (Press Release): A new study by SecureAge reveals many consumers feel privacy takes priority over prevention
    (Report): Contact tracing creates tech privacy fears: POVs from consumers and IT pros
     
  2. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    UK government to retain fingerprints and DNA profiles of COVID-19 infectees under national security
    COVID-19 infectees fingerprints and DNA to be gathered under "terrorism" clauses
    September 16, 2020

    https://www.intellihub.com/uk-gover...f-covid-19-infectees-under-national-security/
     
  3. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Students Are Rebelling Against Eye-Tracking Exam Surveillance Tools
    Invasive test-taking software has become mandatory in many places
    September 24, 2020
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/...-against-eye-tracking-exam-surveillance-tools
     
  4. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Students Are Pushing Back Against Proctoring Surveillance Apps
    September 25, 2020
    https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/students-are-pushing-back-against-proctoring-surveillance-apps
     
  5. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Surveillance technology is not the way to get kids safely back to school
    ...But schools are buying them
    October 5, 2020

    https://www.marketplace.org/shows/m...-health-coronavirus-qr-codes-thermal-cameras/
     
  6. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    400 Facial Recognition Gates In A Single Airport: The Terrifying Future of Air Travel
    "COVID-19/Big Brother marriage"
    October 8, 2020

    https://massprivatei.blogspot.com/2020/10/400-facial-recognition-gates-in-single.html
     
  7. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    AI cameras introduced in London to monitor social distancing and lockdown restrictions
    Vivacity Labs has more than 1,000 sensors in cities including London and Manchester
    October 8, 2020

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/ai-cameras-london-social-distancing-rules-a4566446.html
     
  8. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Go read how Clear plans to infiltrate every part of daily life
    You are You (along with your credit card, passport and driver’s license)
    October 14, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/14/21516653/clear-identity-health-covid-airports
     
  9. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Police given access to details of people told to self-isolate by UK government's system
    October 17, 2020
    https://news.trust.org/item/20201017220315-6fosw
     
  10. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Hospitals And VA Clinics Use 'Xecan' Facial Recognition And Palm Scanners To Track Patients
    October 15, 2020
    https://massprivatei.blogspot.com/2020/10/hospitals-and-va-clinics-use-xecan.html
     
  11. stapp

    stapp Global Moderator

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2006
    Posts:
    15,090
    Location:
    UK
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-54599320
     
  12. mood

    mood Updates Team

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Posts:
    33,631
    Connected wristbands could be used to monitor home quarantine for travelers
    October 24, 2020
    https://technology.inquirer.net/105...used-to-monitor-home-quarantine-for-travelers
    The Age: Electronic tag plan for travellers as shift from hotel quarantine considered
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.