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FBI use of surveillance database violated privacy rights, secretive court finds

Some of the FBI's electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a secretive surveillance court has ruled....

FBI use of surveillance database violated privacy rights, secretive court finds

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FBI Use of Surveillance Database Violated Privacy Rights, Court Ruled Some of the FBI’s electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a surveillance court has ruled....
20:34, 2019-10-09

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused’s right to a fair trial. The finding came near the en...
11:34, 2019-06-01

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused's right to a fair trial....
22:34, 2019-06-01

FBI Illegally Targeted U.S. Citizens With Warrantless NSA Database Searches, Secret Court Finds A secretive federal court has ruled that the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused the privacy rights of U.S. citizens by searching for their information within the National Security Agency’s databases that should legally only be used to gather foreign intelligence information. Read more......
13:34, 2019-10-09

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Celeb, from the internet.Read more......
11:17, 2019-06-07

Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database The US government might have reconsidered its plans for license plate recognition, but companies haven't -- and they've raised serious privacy concerns in the process. Motherboard has posted an exposé detailing the Digital Recognition Network,......
01:17, 2019-09-18

Surveillance contractor that violated rules by copying traveler images, license plates can continue to work with CBP The breach cast a spotlight on a troubling fact for federal lawmakers and privacy advocates: The privately maintained surveillance systems that the government relies on for its wide-reaching security mandate are expanding so quickly, and often without oversight, that it can be hard for the public to...
19:17, 2019-10-10

Plan for massive facial recognition database sparks privacy concerns Identity fraud is justification for collecting photos from driver’s licences and passports but critics say plan too invasiveIf you’ve had a driver’s licence photo or passport photo taken in Australia in the past few years, it’s likely your face will end up in a massive new national network the feder...
23:17, 2019-09-28

Google to pay $170 million to settle charges it violated kids’ privacy law on YouTube The settlement also requires YouTube to implement changes designed to ensure channels directed at children younger than 13 aren’t collecting data for the purpose of serving them targeted ads....
17:17, 2019-09-04

Huawei CFO fighting U.S. extradition says her rights were violated Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued that Canadian authorities abused their powers and violated her rights to gather evidence against her, a claim the government denies....
03:51, 2019-09-25

YouTube to pay massive $170M fine as it settles claims it violated children's privacy laws Google-owned YouTube has settled with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General, offering to pay a fine of $170 million on allegations that it violated children's privacy laws....
21:51, 2019-09-04

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents,...
01:34, 2019-06-16

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO fighting U.S. extradition says her rights were violated Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued that Canadian authorities abused their powers and violated her rights to gather evidence against her, a claim the government denies....
03:51, 2019-09-25

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO fighting U.S. extradition says her rights were violated Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued again that Canada abused its immigration processes to gather evidence against her, a claim the government says is without an "air of reality."...
01:51, 2019-09-25

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents, had shoplifted...
03:00, 2019-06-15

North Korea waitress’ rights violated, South’s commission says South Korea's National Human Rights Commission said the defection of 12 North Korean waitresses to the South in 2016 constitutes a "violation of their basic rights."...
16:51, 2019-09-11

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have violated an ethics law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he fought the fire near Williams Lake in British Columbia...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Lawyers for Huawei CFO detail record requests to prove her rights were violated Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou detailed a list of emails, notes and other records they are seeking to prove that her rights were violated before her December arrest at Vancouver's airport, according to a court document released on Monday....
05:51, 2019-10-01

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board’s transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that fav...
23:17, 2019-08-10

FBI misused surveillance data, spied on its own, FISA ruling finds Enlarge / FBI agents ran queries across thousands of US individuals, including potential sources and anyone with access to FBI facilities, against raw metadata from FISA-authorized bulk collection databases. (credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images) In an October 2018 ruling unsealed and posted on Octo...
21:00, 2019-10-09

'Safe like China': In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech In Argentina's remote northern province of Jujuy, Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nation's vast surveillance state - security cameras that the local government says will help to curb street crime....
13:51, 2019-07-05

Court convicts murder suspect found through a DNA database Authorities have been taking advantage of the public's ever growing interest in genetic genealogy to crack cold cases these past few years. California's police departments even arrested a former cop after a DNA database linked him with the series of......
21:51, 2019-06-29

China's surveillance firms defend themselves after US blacklisting and claims of human rights abuses The U.S. put 28 Chinese entities on the government's so-called Entity List, which restricts these organizations from doing business with American firms....
13:51, 2019-10-08

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
01:34, 2019-06-29

Court says Tesla and Musk's tweet violated labor laws Tesla broke labor laws by interfering with legitimate union organizing, among other things, California administrative law judge Amita Baman Tracy has ruled. The automaker apparently committed a number of violations against the National Labor Relation......
02:17, 2019-09-29

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
21:17, 2019-07-09

U.S. prosecutors say ex-Trump adviser Stone violated court-imposed media gag order Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a court-imposed media gag order by posting comments on social media about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
01:17, 2019-06-21

ICE chief warns court ruling barring database access endangers public, rips 'judicial overreach’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Matt Albence on Thursday warned that a recent court decision that restricts ICE’s ability to issue detainers for illegal immigrants held in custody will endanger the public -- slamming what he called the latest example of “judicial overreach....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Maryland court: teen girl who sexted friends violated child pornography laws Teenager sent sexually explicit video of herself to friendsLegal expert calls ruling ‘a ridiculous reading of the statute’The top court in Maryland ruled this week that a teen who sent a sexually explicit cellphone video of herself to two friends violated state child pornography law.The teen, referr...
04:17, 2019-09-01

FISA court: FBI use of NSA's electronic surveillance data was illegal A US court ruled that some of the FBI's electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) deemed that FBI officials improperly searched a National Security A......
05:00, 2019-10-09

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a dealership management system to solicit subscriptions....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
01:51, 2019-08-10

UK court rules Google must face lawsuit over Safari privacy A UK class action lawsuit accusing Google of violating Safari users' privacy is getting a second wind after its initial rejection. The Court of Appeal has ruled that consumer rights advocate Richard Lloyd can go ahead with the case, which alleges th......
23:00, 2019-10-02

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide....
19:34, 2019-07-09

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal government, can continue to skirt users' privacy in the EU....
13:51, 2019-07-09

European high court rules search engine privacy law applies only in EU The European Court of Justice decided Tuesday that Google must delist search results with sensitive personal information in all 28 states of the European Union -- but it doesn't have to make the changes worldwide....
17:17, 2019-09-24

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
21:34, 2019-07-03

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, but paying those users nothing for their troubles....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Gay, transgender rights in spotlight as U.S. Supreme Court returns The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week, with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees....
14:34, 2019-10-07

Protesters at Supreme Court as it weighs LGBT rights Protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices hear arguments in two of the term's most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination. (Oct. 8)        ...
02:00, 2019-10-09

How U.S. abortion rights could take a hit as the Supreme Court term begins The big question is not so much whether the court will take up an appeal that could permit new restrictions on abortion rights, but when it will do so, according to legal experts....
19:17, 2019-09-26

High court appears split over LGBT rights A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment. AP'S Supreme Court Reporter Mark Sherman explains. (Oct. 8)        ...
02:00, 2019-10-09

U.S. abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday to stop the law from taking effect this week....
21:17, 2019-08-26

Barneys finds $220 million bidder in bankruptcy court A group of fashion executives, led by Sam Ben-Avraham, is preparing a bid of about $220 million, the Journal reported. At a bankruptcy hearing Thursday, Barneys' lawyer said it was in negotiations with a buyer....
18:00, 2019-10-04

Barneys Finds a Potential Buyer in Bankruptcy Court A group of fashion executives is preparing a roughly $220 million bid to take control of Barneys New York, according to people familiar with the situation, as the bankrupt retailer seeks to avoid a liquidation....
09:00, 2019-10-04

Swedish Court Finds A$AP Rocky Guilty of Assault (STOCKHOLM) — A Swedish court on Wednesday found A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump. Though the 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and his two bodyguards were found to h...
19:00, 2019-08-14

U.S. Supreme Court to tackle gay rights, guns, abortion and Trump The U.S. Supreme Court's new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion, gay rights and gun control while also refereeing legal brawls involving President Donald Trump....
16:00, 2019-10-03

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version of Marsy’s Law, which would guarantee the rights of crime vi...
20:17, 2019-06-13

European rights court rules against Russia on Magnitsky death The ECHR has ruled that Russia violated multiple rights of Sergei Magnitsky — an auditor who died a decade ago while in pre-trial detention. The court said the poor medical care he received led to his death....
16:00, 2019-08-27

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation....
20:17, 2019-09-13

Supreme Court to consider whether LGBT workers are protected by civil rights law The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination....
18:17, 2019-10-08

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act Justices seemed divided along predictable lines. But there was a possible exception: Neil Gorsuch, a member of the court’s conservative majority, whose questions suggested his vote might be in play....
22:51, 2019-10-08

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the website....
12:34, 2019-05-24

Spain's top court finds 'Wolf Pack' guilty of rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday found five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival guilty of rape, overturning a previous sentence for the lesser crime of sexual assault that led to protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abuse....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
01:00, 2019-07-05

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
21:34, 2019-07-19

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the supreme court on Tuesday to protest against new restrict...
17:51, 2019-05-21

#NetNeutrality: Appeals court provides a ‘net’ win for states’ rights, but upholds the end to federal protection A federal appeals court has affirmed the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to end net neutrality at the national level—but the court has OK’d the ability of state and local governments to set their own rules when it comes to the issue....
07:00, 2019-10-02

Northern Ireland abortion laws violate human rights, says court The High Court in Belfast has handed abortion rights activists a win, finding that the country's laws conflict with European human rights. Northern Ireland could be following Ireland towards looser legislation....
22:00, 2019-10-03

Russia flouted dead lawyer Magnitsky's rights, says European court Europe's top human rights court rebuked Russia on Tuesday for multiple violations of the basic rights of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who died in a Moscow prison in 2009 after complaining of mistreatment....
15:34, 2019-08-27

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program still dominates the proceedings in federal immigration court....
22:34, 2019-07-11

U.S. Supreme Court weighs major gay, transgender employment rights case The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wades into a major LGBT rights dispute over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and transgender workers....
15:17, 2019-10-08

9 Landmark Supreme Court Cases That Shaped LGBTQ Rights in America The United States has witnessed a remarkable shift in LGBTQ rights and visibility in the 50 years since the Stonewall uprising — and in just the last few years, LGBTQ people have won the right to marry, have hit a record high in representation on television and have seen the first openly gay m...
01:00, 2019-10-09

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unconstitutional because they placed an “undue ...
19:34, 2019-06-17

French court finds Saudi princess complicit in workman attack Hassa bint Salman given suspended 10-month sentence for ordering bodyguard to beat up Ashraf EidA French court has given the daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman a 10-month suspended sentence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and beat a workman who was renovating a family apartment in Paris.Has...
19:17, 2019-09-12

Kenyan court finds 3 men guilty of 2015 Garissa University attack A Kenyan court found three men guilty Wednesday of aiding gunmen in killing 148 people, mostly students, during the 2015 attack on Garissa University College....
06:34, 2019-06-20

Paris court finds Saudi princess guilty in beating case A French court has found the only daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman guilty of complicity in violence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and strike a plumber for taking photos at the Saudi royal family’s apartment in Paris...
16:51, 2019-09-12

Kathua child rape and murder: Indian court finds six guilty An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
11:51, 2019-06-10

South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt....
11:17, 2019-07-12

Panama court finds ex-president Martinelli not guilty of spying charges A Panamanian court on Friday declared former president Ricardo Martinelli not guilty of charges that he spied on 150 people, including politicians, union leaders and journalists during his 2009-2014 presidency, and ordered his release....
07:51, 2019-08-10

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compound in 1995....
15:34, 2019-07-19

More than 1,000 US polling sites closed since supreme court ruling, report finds Top three states for closures were Texas, Arizona and GeorgiaTrend has accelerated, with 69% occurring after 2014 midtermsJurisdictions once monitored by the justice department for racially discriminatory voting practices have collectively closed more than 1,000 polling places since a watershed 2013...
19:51, 2019-09-11

Canadian court rules parts of assisted-suicide law violate patient rights Two severely ill and handicapped Canadians can ask for immediate help in ending their lives, a court in the province of Quebec ruled on Wednesday, in a judgment that deemed parts of the country's existing laws governing physician-assisted suicide as unconstitutional....
03:00, 2019-09-12

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advantages can be heard by a lower court....
11:17, 2019-06-13

The Supreme Court's Landmark LGBTQ Rights Hearing Was Full of Conservative Idiocy The Supreme Court heard arguments today in a set of potentially landmark LGBTQ rights cases. So how did it go? The answer, it seems, is “a hell of a lot shakier than anyone who believes in LGBTQ rights should be comfortable with.”...
04:17, 2019-10-09

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion ban violates UK human rights commitments Belfast's High Court ruled on Thursday that Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws are incompatible with the United Kingdom's human rights commitments, in the latest of a series of legal victories for abortion rights campaigners in the region....
15:34, 2019-10-03

As Real Estate Firms Go Bust, Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bust in Asia's third-largest economy....
14:17, 2019-08-09

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved for the military toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a court filing....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion law violates human rights standards Northern Ireland's strict abortion law that forced a woman to travel to England for the procedure violates Britain's human rights commitments, the country's High Court in Belfast ruled Thursday....
20:34, 2019-10-03

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court overturned an earlier judgment, s...
12:17, 2019-06-06

Will the US supreme court protect gay and trans people's rights at work? | Lawrence Douglas The most conservative court in the US in decades will decide whether to extend workplace protections to LGBTQ peopleIt is said that William Brennan, the great US supreme court justice, liked to greet his incoming law clerks with a bracingly simple definition of constitutional doctrine: five votes. “...
14:17, 2019-10-10

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest Ireland in 1996....
23:17, 2019-05-31

Lawyers for U.S. consulate worker charged in Turkey applied to European rights court: source Lawyers for Metin Topuz, a U.S. consulate employee in Turkey on trial on espionage charges, applied in January to the European Court of Human Rights, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday, a day before his next court date....
23:51, 2019-09-17

LGBT workers head to Supreme Court for blockbuster rights cases: 'I'll be that person to stand up' The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in a set of cases that could determine whether millions of LGBT workers are protected under the nation's most powerful federal workplace anti-discrimination law....
00:00, 2019-10-08

Supreme Court Hearing Arguments in Cases Set to Impact LGBT People’s Workplace Rights (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination. The cases Tuesday are the court’s first on LGBT rights since Justice Anthony Kennedy’s...
17:17, 2019-10-08

U.S. court finds business partner of former Trump adviser guilty of secretly lobbying for Turkey A U.S. Court on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, former business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, over charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a Department of Justice spokesman said....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful 2.17pm BST Keen says prorogation can have political purposes.If parliament wants to block prorogatio...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Lose the Chalk, Officer: Court Finds Marking Tires of Parked Cars Unconstitutional The police in four states will have to drop an age-old method of telling whether a car has been parked too long: an appeals court says it violates the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable searches....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploiting the brutal murder of a gay student for politic...
18:17, 2019-08-23

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploiting the brutal murder of a gay student for politic...
05:51, 2019-08-23

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Secretive US government agency needs 'underground lair' by Friday A U.S. government agency that birthed the network which became the Internet, and has explored a host high-tech projects including neural implants for soldiers, is apparently in need of an underground lair by tomorrow....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
23:51, 2019-06-20

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force SAN DIEGO (AP) — No matter the outcome, the murder trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher accused of killing a wounded Islamic State captive and shooting civilians in Iraq in 2017 has provided a rare view into the insular Navy SEAL community and likely will have a long-term impact on one...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Alien enthusiasts gather in Nevada desert near secretive Area 51 UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret U.S. military installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, with local authorities hoping the visitors were coming in peace....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret U.S. military installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, with local authorities hoping the visitors were coming in peace....
04:17, 2019-09-20

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive U.S. base A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about extraterrestrial life....
16:34, 2019-09-20

Secretive FBI demands for information go far beyond tech companies, new documents reveal The FBI has sent secretive written demands for information to more than 120 companies in recent years, according to documents released Friday, raising new questions about the government’s ability to quietly gather data on people....
01:00, 2019-09-21

Inside the strange, secretive lives of rich millennial cheapskates Daniel, 36, makes $270,000 a year as a corporate lawyer in Manhattan. But you’d never guess it if you saw his shabby apartment. The Harvard Law grad, who declined to share his last name for privacy reasons, lives across the Hudson, in Jersey City, to avoid NYC taxes. There’s no TV, just ...
02:00, 2019-10-09

Pompeo and Kushner to Attend Secretive Conclave on Swiss Lake Top Trump administration officials are attending the annual Bilderberg Meeting, where political and business leaders swear never to publicly reveal what is discussed....
01:51, 2019-06-01

The photo Trump tweeted out from a classified briefing likely came from one of the US's most secretive spy satellites AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump released a photo Friday from a classified intelligence briefing in a tweet taunting Iran after another failed rocket launch. The photo appears to have come from a classified US surveillance asset, a KH-11 satellite known as USA-224. The satellite is on...
04:00, 2019-09-03

Secretive US Air Force spacecraft has been orbiting Earth for a record 719 days Imagine spending 719 days orbiting the earth...that’s exactly what this Air Force spacecraft just did and it’s still going.        ...
18:00, 2019-08-27

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-07-05

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
13:34, 2019-09-10

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s biggest surface coalmines have vowed not sell their properties to the energy company RWE, and to mount a legal challenge against any attempt to oust t...
19:34, 2019-09-30

Human Rights Campaign Partners With 6 Prestigious U.S. Law Firms to Challenge Trump on LGBT Rights Six of the country’s most prestigious law firms are set to announce that they are partnering with the nation’s largest LGBT rights group to challenge Trump Administration moves that imperil equality — and to overturn similar efforts in the states. A seventh firm will take the lead ...
19:34, 2019-10-04

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty Images | Robert Alexander) Coffee is now official...
16:17, 2019-06-06

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass for two hours, trying to stir the creature up by s...
08:51, 2019-05-30

Rich and famous rosé fans flock to secretive French chateau Whispering Angel chief Sacha Lichine doesn't advertise tours of his Chateau d’Esclans, but a few thousand elite oenophiles make a pilgrimage to its South of France location each year....
09:51, 2019-09-28

Google’s secretive chip design team just lost three prominent members With each passing year, Apple takes hardware performance on the iPhone to the next level, a feat made possible by the series of A-x chips the company designs in-house. Specifically, Apple’s A-x processors can be engineered and customized to run far more efficiently than what we’d otherwi...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Alien Enthusiasts Descend On Nevada Desert Near Secretive US Base Area 51 UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret US military installation known as Area 51, long rumoured to house government secrets about alien life, with local......
04:51, 2019-09-20

Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters....
20:34, 2019-08-21

Secretive U.S. Air Force Spaceplane Breaks Record With 719 Straight Days in Orbit The U.S. Air Force’s Boeing X-37B spaceplane broke a record yesterday for the most amount of time in orbit around the Earth. But we still don’t know when the uncrewed plane is going to land or even what it’s doing up there. All of the details about the X-37B mission are classified.Read more......
18:00, 2019-08-27

Trump allies' visit throws light on secretive Iranian opposition group MEK operates out of compound in rural Albania and has been described as having cult-like attributesThe gates to the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) compound, situated on a gently inclined hillside in rural Albania, are usually firmly closed, guarded by two sculpted lions atop stone pedestals and a large tea...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Netflix's new docuseries investigates "secretive Christian organization" influencing the White House Scroll through Twitter and you’re likely to read about a number of “secret organizations” polluting the Deep State of American politics, almost all of which are apparently brimming with pedophiles. There’s nothing so sensational in The Family, the latest docuseries from Netflix, but the quiet threat...
18:51, 2019-07-24

Pompeo to discuss Iran in Europe and make a side trip to a secretive conference in the Alps The secretary of state will meet with officials in Germany and Switzerland, where he will stop by an exclusive meeting whose participants must vow to never say who said what....
23:51, 2019-05-29

Who Is Corey Gamble? The Kardashians (& Kanye West) Clash With Kris Jenner Over Her "Secretive" Boyfriend Getting to know Corey Gamble is not that easy! But meaningful relationships come in all shapes, sizes and communication styles, and sometimes all it takes is a little extra effort and an......
08:51, 2019-05-27

Best database software in 2019 The modern business world is built on information stored in databases. The challenge comes in using the right database with the right structure to hold the information you need, while being able to access that data easily. Of course, making a decision on this is not an easy process.There are many di...
07:34, 2019-07-02

FIA Database now in the hands of the fans! Today, the FIA.com switches on its new service which has been developed by Motorsport Stats - part of Motorsport Network - the official FIA Supplier of motorsport results and statistics database...
23:17, 2019-09-25

How to create a MySQL relational database in AWS With the benefit of cloud AWS computing services, businesses of all sizes can implement sophisticated relational database solutions quickly and efficiently....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police access over privacy concerns. Florida-based GEDmatch announced recently that police can now only view DNA profiles of users who have specifically given permission. GED...
23:17, 2019-06-07

How to become a database administrator: A cheat sheet If you want to pursue a career as a database administrator and don't know where to begin, here's your guide to salaries, job markets, skills, and common interview questions in the field....
17:34, 2019-06-11

DataStax: no longer just a database company With some of the top brands and leading online services as its customers, it’s fair to say that DataStax has got a handle on big data. The company has now set its eyes on helping users, old and new, eradicate some of the day-to-day operational complexity. The company hopes to bring ...
10:51, 2019-05-30

Nearly 92,000 killed in Yemen war since 2015: database CAIRO — Yemen’s civil war has killed at least 91,600 people so far, a database tracking violence said Wednesday, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015. The conflict began with the 2014 takeover over of northern and central Yemen by the Iranian-...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
06:51, 2019-06-19

Taylor Swift's old diary entries include juicy details about her feud with Kanye West and secretive relationship with Joe Alwyn Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for FOX Taylor Swift released her seventh studio album, "Lover," on Friday. Four different deluxe versions, available exclusively at Target, come with photocopied pages of Swift's old diaries. The most interesting entries include one from the night Kanye West interrupte...
15:17, 2019-08-24

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in January to resolve his claim that he was beaten and c...
21:17, 2019-09-16

DNA database opts a million people out from police searches GEDMatch, a site which has helped solve around 25 cold criminal cases, has changed its terms and conditions to opt its users out from searches by law enforcement...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD-misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police-misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in January to resolve his claim that he was beaten and c...
08:17, 2019-09-16

Wireless Super Nintendo controller appears in FCC database A wireless Super Nintendo controller is coming for the Nintendo Switch, and that likely means we are getting the company's 16-bit classics as well.Read More...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Motorsport Fans Now Have Access To The FIA Database Of Race Results While there are plenty of websites that offer a comprehensive list of racing results for a few different series, there really hasn’t been one official site developed by a sanctioning body itself. Until now, that is—the FIA is giving us all the info in a new site called Motorsport Stats....
02:34, 2019-09-27

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a single SQL database that stores all of its users’ ...
21:17, 2019-05-27

How does $100K a year sound? Master database administration for only $19 Python has long been a computing language of choice for hardcore data manipulation -- and in The Complete SQL Database in Python Bundle ($19, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals), you’ll join to wield all the tools used in this constantly expanding field....
20:34, 2019-09-08

Consumer Bureau’s Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Director Says Consumer advocates and industry groups had a rare moment of alignment over the future of the publicly available record of complaints brought to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
19:00, 2019-09-19

In love with the graph: Neo4j spreads the obsession of a new database one app at a time Lyft's "Amundsen" metadata system is an example of how knowledge graphs are spreading throughout companies with grass-roots projects. It's all part of winning hearts and minds, in the view of Neo4j, the San Francisco startup spreading the religion of graphs....
10:00, 2019-09-14

Found: World-readable database used to secure buildings around the globe Enlarge / Passwords stored in a database for BioStar 2. (credit: vpnMentor) Researchers said they have found a publicly accessible database containing almost 28 million records—including plain-text passwords, face photos, and personal information—that was used to secure buildings around the world....
21:51, 2019-08-14

DNA database helps one of Spain's 'stolen babies' find family Ines Madrigal was first person recognised by courts as child victim of Franco-era scandalThe first woman recognised by Spanish courts as one of the “stolen babies” of the Franco dictatorship has discovered her biological family thanks to a DNA database.Scores of babies were taken from their mothers ...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Generate a return on data capital with autonomous database capabilities Non-autonomous databases are forcing large enterprises to hold back their ability to generate a return on data capital, an Oracle big data strategist said.“One of the things we are seeing with the large enterprises is that they are getting the idea that data is, in fact, a kind of capital. If...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Genius accuses Google of ripping off its song lyrics database According to The Wall Street Journal (via Rolling Stone), lyrics database Genius (formerly Rap Genius before it branched out into other genres) has accused Google of stealing its content and reposting it without permission, leading to a noticeable dip in Genius’ traffic that seems to coincide with a...
00:17, 2019-06-17

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Dgraph raises $11.5 million for scalable graph database solutions Dgraph Labs, a San Francisco-based company developing transactional distributed graph database software, has raised $11.5 million in capital.Read More...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the country. Less than 100,000 people had their information compromised by the attack, according to a law e...
08:51, 2019-06-11

A public DNA database led to a murder conviction, but innocent people may pay the price To date, public DNA databases have been used to identify more than 40 rape and murder suspects, some from cases dating back a half-century. Yesterday, for the first time, evidence from one such database was used to convict a man of a double murder from the late 1980s. Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 17, and h...
22:51, 2019-07-03

NYPD blasts proposal to warn kids on gang database A new City Council bill would force cops to warn kids when they’ve been added to the department’s controversial database of suspected gang members — but NYPD brass said Thursday it would devastate ongoing criminal investigations. “Including a qualifying individual in the database is a le...
00:17, 2019-06-28

US Waged Cyberattack On Database Used By Iran To Target Tankers: Report The United States staged a secret cyberattack in June against a database used by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to plot attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, The New York Times reported....
03:34, 2019-08-30

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramificatio......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Oracle’s autonomous database provides an added edge to performance and cost Companies are beginning to move business-critical workloads to the cloud. So, it is critical to understand the options that are in the market when it comes to price and performance.Pat Sullivan, managing director at Accenture, speaking at the Oracle OpenWorld, said the new set of rules for businesse...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Anti-Defamation League adds 36 new symbols to 'hate' database The Anti-Defamation League added three dozen new gestures and symbols to its "Hate on Display" database Thursday, including a hand sign it says signifies white supremacy....
19:51, 2019-09-26

City trying to hose homeowners with new water bill database: suit The city is trying to hose homeowners by changing the water usage database — making it more difficult to challenge overcharges, according to landlords who are suing to stop the modification. The city’s Department of Environmental Protection quietly made plans over the summer to switch the online pub...
05:51, 2019-09-17

InfluxData launches new time series cloud database platform Promised with its roadmap for InfluxDB 2.0, the managed cloud service is being released today. As a major change from the existing platform, it will be the linchpin for building a new user base for the 2.0 edition....
20:00, 2019-09-10

ACLU sues FBI, Border Patrol, ICE over 'secret' activist database The ACLU is suing the FBI and two other agencies on behalf of three activists who say they were harassed and detained at the border as part of a secret government anti-immigration program....
18:51, 2019-07-24

Oracle introduces free autonomous database and cloud services The free tier, available to anyone for an unlimited amount of time, is aimed at the next generation of developers and enterprises that have yet to make the move to the cloud....
02:51, 2019-09-17

Venezuela reportedly set to join roster of human rights abusers on UN Human Rights Council Venezuela, a country riddled with human rights abuses and that has forced the migration of millions of people, is set to join a host of other countries with similarly poor human rights records on the controversial Human Rights Council....
00:51, 2019-09-25

Human Services says access to identity-matching database would help stop fraud Extending biometrics access to the Stuart Robert-led department would help it thwart fraud, and ensure welfare is being distributed to the right people, it has said....
12:17, 2019-09-18

Database Leaks 42.5 Million Records From Chinese Dating Apps: Researcher As many as 42.5 million records of users of different dating apps were found in a single Chinese database that doesn't have a password protection, a security researcher has said....
20:34, 2019-05-30

Database leaks data on most of Ecuador's citizens, including 6.7 million children Elasticsearch server leaks personal data on Ecuador's citizens, their family trees, and children, but also some users' financial records and car registration information....
16:17, 2019-09-16

Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) hits general availability Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB), designed to pair with Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB), is now generally available in the U.S., EU, and Japan.Read More...
03:17, 2019-09-11

Exposed database revealed security details for large hotel chains Yet another unprotected database could pose a security risk -- this time if you're a traveler. VPNMentor researchers have discovered an exposed database that contained security audit logs for hotels run by the Pyramid Hotel Group, including numerous......
11:34, 2019-06-03

Tanzania governor wants to create a national database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Hacker site’s incriminating database published online by rival group Enlarge (credit: DeviantArt100ManoWar / MAD Magazine) Hackers from Raidforums recently breached the site of rival hacking forum Cracked.to and spilled data for more than 321,000 of its members. The hackers did so while some of their victims were discussing cracking Fortnite accounts, selling softw...
07:17, 2019-08-14

San Francisco crowdfunder Kiva sets up Sierra Leone credit database Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech charity, is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to get loans to prove their credit history....
03:17, 2019-08-22

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
02:51, 2019-07-24

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, delivering a major jolt to the critical components market for next-generation smartphones....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Area 51 raid: Hundreds of Earthlings descend on secretive US base to 'see them aliens' Fears that thousands of people would "storm" Area 51 in response to a joke Facebook event have proved unfounded, although hundreds of revellers did descend on the secretive military base for festivities....
16:00, 2019-09-21

Inside a secretive luxury estate hidden in the Spanish mountains, where homes can cost $30 million and include helipads, horse paddocks, and Michelin-star chefs La Zagaleta / Business Insider España La Zagaleta, located in Benahavis in the South of Spain, is one of the most exclusive, luxurious, and secretive estates in Europe. There are 230 houses on the complex and prices range from $6 million to $30 million. One of the last villas for sale, known as H-2...
23:51, 2019-08-10

Graph database reinvented: Dgraph secures $11.5M to pursue its unique and opinionated path Imagine a graph database that's not aimed at the growing graph database market, selling to Fortune 500 without sales, and claiming to be the fastest without benchmarks. Dgraph is unique in some interesting ways....
19:34, 2019-07-31

US cyberattack brought down Iranian database used to target ships in Persian Gulf: reports Iran is still feeling the pain Thursday after U.S. cyber military forces in June brought down a database used by its Revolutionary Guard Corps to target ships in the Persian Gulf, hours after the Islamic Republic shot down an American drone, officials say....
00:51, 2019-08-30

YugaByte’s distributed database gets GraphQL integration, Jepsen testing in a major update YugaByte, the open-source distributed database provider, today officially announced the availability of YugaByte DB 2.0. YugaByte is both an SQL and NoSQL database, meaning it offers all the benefits of legacy SQL while also offering capabilities to work with large sets of distributed data. The 2.0 ...
18:17, 2019-09-17

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sources say Douala Hashi, 31, violated an order of pro...
19:00, 2019-06-27

US DoJ wants to seize profits from Ed Snowden’s new book because it violated his NDA The US justice department has sued whistleblower Edward Snowden, following the release of his new book, Permanent Record. The department alleges this book violates a non-disclosure agreement Snowden signed with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) while workin...
10:17, 2019-09-18

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and two officers over unauthorized access to a government database of driver’s license information, Wired reported.Read more......
03:17, 2019-06-24

Watchdog: Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general says former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with Presid...
18:00, 2019-08-29

Lynne Patton Doesn't Care if She Violated the Hatch Act Again When Lynne Patton isn’t violating the sensibilities of hairdressers this side of 1999, she’s possibly violating the Hatch Act, a federal law meant to prevent officials from politicizing positions in the government, with her social media habits....
22:00, 2019-05-27

WeWork warns it may have violated the Securities Act when its CEO gave interviews in May CEO Adam Neumann gave interviews to Business Insider and Axios in May, just months before WeWork's S-1 became public, which may violate the SEC's quiet period rules....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
14:34, 2019-05-22

PG&E Agrees to Fix Troubled Unit That Violated Safety Rules PG&E agreed to pay a penalty and fund a $60 million program to resolve accusations that its employees violated state law at least 170,000 times by falsifying records showing how workers handled requests to mark underground equipment prior to excavations....
16:00, 2019-10-05

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products....
06:00, 2019-06-19

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place. Bolton said Saturday in Tokyo that the U.S. position on the North’s denu...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:17, 2019-05-22

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Google Camp: Prince Harry 'delivers speech about climate change at secretive star-studded summit' The Duke of Sussex gave an impassioned speech on the environment to an elite audience of business leaders and celebrities gathered at Google's top-secret annual retreat in Sicily....
15:51, 2019-08-01

Area 51 raid: Festival for alien hunters 'storming' secretive military base called off after just 500 people show up A festival for alien hunters hoping to "storm" the once-secret military base known as Area 51 in the remote Nevada desert has been called off after just 500 people showed up....
21:34, 2019-09-21

Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say Unsealed documents detail trove of evidence, including videotaped statements by managers indicating they knew many undocumented immigrants had been hired....
15:00, 2019-08-16

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog ruled on Wednesday.According...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz....
01:17, 2019-07-21

F.B.I. Practices for Intercepted Emails Violated 4th Amendment, Judge Ruled Newly declassified files reveal a secret court fight over the F.B.I.’s procedures for searching for Americans’ messages within a warrantless surveillance program’s repository....
08:34, 2019-10-09

Trump HUD appointee’s Twitter ‘likes’ violated federal law. She will not be punished. The special counsel’s office concluded that while Patton violated the law by “unwittingly displaying a campaign hat in her office and ‘liking’ partisan political tweets on her official Twitter account,” it would not pursue any disciplinary action....
00:17, 2019-09-19

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political campaign issues, over tweets she wrote before her fa...
17:34, 2019-06-20

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
21:51, 2019-06-13

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of the St. Paul police union says the city’s police chief broke a state law by revealing details about a case that cost five officers their jobs. St. Paul Police Federation head Paul Kuntz said Friday that police Chief Todd Axtell gave “an incomplete ...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Pompeo: Trump's claim that Kerry violated Logan Act is 'true' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he believes President Trump was correct when he suggested former secretary of state John Kerry violated the Logan Act....
23:34, 2019-05-23

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
06:00, 2019-05-25

James Comey violated FBI policies, says justice department watchdog Former FBI director hit back at report, saying an apology ‘would be nice’ while Trump said Comey ‘should be ashamed’The justice department’s Office of the Inspector General on Thursday released a report finding that former FBI director James Comey violated department policies when he shared memos on...
11:00, 2019-08-30

Iran rejects U.S. accusation it long violated nuclear deal Iran rejected on Tuesday a White House accusation that Tehran was long violating the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers, after the Islamic Republic said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under the accord....
09:17, 2019-07-02

Comey's leak of memo about Trump violated FBI policy: US watchdog Former FBI Director James Comey has justified the leak, saying it was the only way to trigger a special investigation. In the memo, Comey said Trump asked him to pledge loyalty and stop investigating a senior official....
23:51, 2019-08-29

South Korea Says Shots Fired After Russian Plane Violated Its Airspace South Korea said it fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace off its east coast. The Russian jet breached South Korean airspace twice......
07:34, 2019-07-23

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices....
19:00, 2019-05-22

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement.“Th...
07:17, 2019-05-25

U.S. judge expected to address whether ex-Trump adviser Stone violated gag order President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, will appear in federal court on Tuesday and the judge is likely to decide whether to revoke his bond after prosecutors alleged Stone violated a gag order by discussing his case on social media....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the 35-day government shutdown earlier this year....
02:00, 2019-09-06

NRA may have violated tax laws with 2015 trip to Russia, according to report by Senate Democrats A long-running inquiry by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) found that senior NRA officials pursued personal business interests. The NRA rejected the findings....
04:17, 2019-09-28

Immigration judge violated Hatch Act with pro-Hillary Clinton comments, ruling says The fine against Carmene "Zsa Zsa" DePaolo was the maximum possible civil penalty that she faced under the Hatch Act for her comments about Hillary Clinton's immigration plan at a deportation hearing....
21:17, 2019-09-17

Judge rules Trump violated the law on wall funding with national emergency A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump violated federal law when he used his declaration of a national emergency to get millions for building a wall on the southern border....
06:17, 2019-10-12

Lawyers for ex-Trump adviser Stone deny he violated judge's gag order Lawyers for Roger Stone, a former political adviser to President Donald Trump, on Thursday denied accusations by prosecutors that he violated a court-imposed gag order by posting comments on social media about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
04:34, 2019-06-28

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
05:51, 2019-05-25

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Elon Musk and Tesla Violated US Federal Labour Law, Judge Rules A US judge ruled Friday that Tesla and its chief executive, Elon Musk, broke federal labour law by targeting union activity, the latest in a series of stinging rebukes to the electronic vehicle......
16:51, 2019-09-28

Tesla violated labor laws by blocking union organizing, judge rules Tesla must reimburse workers after unfairly preventing employees from unionizing, a judge ruled in a National Labor Relations Board complaint Friday, Bloomberg reported....
05:51, 2019-09-28

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
03:34, 2019-07-24

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) said on Wednesday. ...
16:51, 2019-05-21

DOJ watchdog: Ex-FBI chief James Comey violated policy, rules with Trump memos The Justice Department inspector general issued a report Thursday that said former FBI Director James Comey violated policy with the way he handled memos detailing meetings two years ago with President Donald Trump....
11:34, 2019-08-30

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rules against hate speech and harassment, advocates say....
20:34, 2019-07-05

South Korea fires 360 shots at Russian jets after planes violated airspace SOUTH Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots at Russian military planes after one violated the country’s airspace twice, Seoul officials have said....
19:34, 2019-07-23

Violated: Audra McDonald Calls Out Playgoer Who Snapped Photo of Her During Nude Scene The the-a-tah (or theater to the uninitiated) used to be should be a bastion of taste, class and grace as we immerse ourselves fully in the world being created on the stage by actors of immense skill and talent....
10:51, 2019-07-25

Report: Moran cleared of misconduct, but violated Defense Department email policy Investigators said in a report released Wednesday that retired Adm. Bill Moran violated Pentagon policy by using his personal email for work but that his relationship with a former Navy commander was not misconduct....
23:00, 2019-08-28

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential campaign. “This complaint is based upon informat...
00:51, 2019-08-02

How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age After two officers came to a Pacific Northwest community, longtime residents began to disappear — a testament to the agency’s quiet embrace of big data....
00:34, 2019-10-03

When Battlefield Surveillance Comes to Your Town All-seeing 24/7 video surveillance technology, first developed for use in war, is now affordable enough to be used domestically to fight crime and terrorism. Some lawmakers are wary....
18:17, 2019-08-03

How Surveillance Cameras Could Be Weaponized With A.I. Advances in artificial intelligence could supercharge surveillance cameras, allowing footage to be constantly monitored and instantly analyzed, the A.C.L.U. warned in a new report....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
04:51, 2019-08-04

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to what Iranian officials claim....
04:17, 2019-06-21

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. The state...
10:51, 2019-05-27

Justice Department Says Former FBI Director James Comey Violated Policy by Leaking Trump Memos (WASHINGTON) — Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog office said Comey broke bureau rules by giving one memo cont...
12:00, 2019-08-30

South Korea says it fired warning shot at Russian military aircraft that violated airspace The South Korean military fired a warning shot at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said....
04:51, 2019-07-23

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Rudy Giuliani violated foreign lobbying laws in Ukraine AP Federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York are investigating whether Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and the former mayor of New York, broke laws governing foreign lobbying related to his work in Ukraine, The New York Times reported Friday night. Two sourc...
12:17, 2019-10-12

Judge bars Roger Stone from social media, says ex-Trump adviser violated gag order A federal judge on Tuesday barred former Trump adviser Roger Stone – facing charges of tampering, obstruction and false statements in a case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller – from posting anything on social media, after determining Stone violated her gag order not to discuss the case....
21:34, 2019-07-16

South Korea Says It Fired 360 Rounds of Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the countries. Three Russian military planes — two Tu-95 bombers and one A-...
09:34, 2019-07-23

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it monitor......
05:17, 2019-07-13

Sex, lies, and surveillance: Something's wrong with the war on sex trafficking Silicon Valley's biggest companies have partnered with a single organization to fight sex trafficking -- one that maintains a data collection pipeline, is partnered with Palantir, and helps law enforcement profile and track sex workers without their......
02:51, 2019-06-01

Recommended Reading: The ICE surveillance playbook How ICE picks its targets in the surveillance age McKenzie Funk, The New York Times Through the lens of officers operating in the Pacific Northwest, The New York Times explains how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) collects information on......
19:34, 2019-10-05

Tesla and Elon Musk’s Tweet Violated Labor Laws Protecting Unions, Judge Rules Tesla’s treatment of workers organizing a union in California broke U.S. labor laws, a California judge ruled on Friday. Judge Amita Tracy ordered the company to cease and desist a litany of actions against company employees, including a rule that blocks off-duty employees from handing out uni...
23:17, 2019-09-29

Raytheon to retrofit U.S. Air Force F-15s with surveillance technology Raytheon Co. will retrofit F-15 fighter planes with identity and surveillance units in a $14.9 million contract modification, the U.S. Air Force announced....
09:00, 2019-06-08

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track surveillance targets....
06:51, 2019-06-09

Mod turns your Tesla into a rolling surveillance system The Sentry Mode on Tesla cars has been helpful for catching thieves, but one security researcher wants to illustrate the advantages and pitfalls of taking that camera system to its logical conclusion. Tevora's Truman Kain has developed a Surveillanc......
10:00, 2019-08-12

Can we talk in confidence? The death of candour in the age of surveillance The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication private. How can we regain our privacy?“Dance like no one is watching,” the American journalist Olivia Nuzzi wrote in 2014. “Email like it may one day be read aloud in a deposition.”Nuzzi’s advice could have saved Kim Darroch a...
11:00, 2019-07-11

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of telephone records. Civil liberties groups aren’t happy about it....
03:34, 2019-09-07

World Catching Up With China on Surveillance Tech China leads the world in facial-recognition and other new surveillance technologies, but other countries are adopting similar tools, according to a new report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace....
05:17, 2019-09-18

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US Exclusive: the high-altitude balloons promise a cheap monitoring platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periodsThe US military is conducting wide-area surveillance tests across six midwest states using experimental high-altitude balloons, documents filed with the Federal Com...
17:34, 2019-08-02

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already tense ties between the world’s two largest econom...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Google and Mozilla to block web surveillance in Kazakhstan Google and Mozilla are taking action against the government of Kazakhstan's efforts to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens. Both companies announced today that they are blocking a root certificate that the Kazakhstan government u......
16:51, 2019-08-21

Recommended Reading: Algorithms and school surveillance Aggression Detectors: The unproven, invasive surveillance technology schools are using to monitor students Jack Gillum and Jeff Kao, ProPublica Following the rise in mass shootings, schools, hospitals and other public places are installing tech to......
21:51, 2019-06-29

Measles surveillance lags in U.S. workplaces, expert says (Reuters Health) - - Monitoring for measles in U.S. workplaces needs improvement, especially in the healthcare sector, an occupational safety expert argues....
06:00, 2019-08-03

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people last summer -- Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has......
15:00, 2019-06-03

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and home security cameras, has a massive network of these cameras installed, some of which are being use...
22:34, 2019-08-10

Surveillance company wants Baltimore to put three of its planes over the city at once The company behind the $6.6 million pitch flew one plane over the city in 2016 as part of a secret pilot program. The effort aims to “demonstrate the effectiveness” of such an all-seeing surveillance system in fighting crime....
04:17, 2019-09-26

AI surveillance that tracks citizens is expanding worldwide WASHINGTON — A research group says a growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says at least 75 countries are actively using AI tools such as facial recognition for surveillance. The l...
18:17, 2019-09-18

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a community of women who have escaped a life of repres...
16:17, 2019-05-21

You should update WhatsApp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
22:34, 2019-07-19

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the limb of the Moon and into view.  —Oh my God! Look at...
11:51, 2019-07-20

Why US public schools’ creepy use of surveillance AI should frighten you Public schools across the US continue to spend millions implementing AI-powered surveillance solutions alleged to prevent or mitigate violence. The only problem: most of them don’t work. US schools now rival China’s when it comes to ubiquitous surveillance, yet our students remain at the highest ris...
02:17, 2019-07-24

Dozens of NYC college professors feature in national database of pervy professors The academics accused of sexual misconduct range from instructors at Ivy League Columbia University to teachers and even a dean at taxpayer-funded City University of New York....
04:00, 2019-09-08

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million for Selling Vulnerable Surveillance Software The settlement marks the first time a company has been forced to pay out under a US whistleblower law for not having adequate cyber-security protections....
16:17, 2019-08-01

The fashion line designed to trick surveillance cameras Adversarial Fashion garments are covered in license plates, aimed at bamboozling a device’s databases Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance cameras and simple image recognition to track the movements of cars around a city, may have met their match, in the form of a T-shir...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Edward Snowden: Germany a 'primary example' of NSA surveillance cooperation In his new book, Edward Snowden describes how US intelligence agencies collect vast amounts of data around the world. Foreign governments often help facilitate the collection, and Germany is no exception....
16:17, 2019-09-17

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Surveillance video shows dog-walking man being struck by lightning Surveillance video shows the moment a man walking his dogs gets struck by lightning — seconds before a group of good Samaritans saved his life. The shocking footage, obtained by ABC affiliate KTRK, shows a white flash striking the man near his feet and knocking him face-first to the ground, as...
16:00, 2019-10-06

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-called Fujifilm SX800 packs a built-in lens capable of 40x optical zoom, boosting the focal length from 20mm to 800mm. It also supports a 1.25x digital...
23:00, 2019-07-23

Apple, WhatsApp criticize GCHQ surveillance plans Apple and other tech firms have rallied together to criticize a GCHQ proposal which would enable the UK government to eavesdrop on encrypted chat services.The iPhone maker, together with WhatsApp and 50 companies, civil society organizations and security experts, have signed an open letter calling o...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Data leak reveals how Russia uses telecoms for surveillance Documents found on an unprotected backup drive have given new insight into both the scope and scale of Russia's system for operative investigative activities or SORM that is used for state surveillance of citizens' calls, messages and data.Director of cyber risk research at the security fi...
02:34, 2019-09-19

Credit Suisse Launches Probe Into Its Surveillance of Top Executive Credit Suisse launched an investigation into its surveillance of a departing top executive who is joining crosstown rival UBS, after the executive filed a report with Zurich police....
23:17, 2019-09-23

Huawei, Africa and the global reach of surveillance technology  Accusations that Huawei helped Uganda and Zambia spy on opponents have intensified concerns about China exporting its digital surveillance tools to Africa. But Western companies are also selling spyware on the continent....
11:51, 2019-09-13

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision -NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
11:51, 2019-06-22

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
03:34, 2019-06-22

From The Handmaid's Tale to Facebook's secrets: best books on surveillance Joanna Kavenna selects her favourite books that reveal how we are scrutinised – including a history of black slavery and classics by Atwood and OrwellWith immaculate irony, Facebook announced its new cryptocurrency, hoping to bring the financial transactions of its 2.4 billion users on to its platfo...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Hikvision, a surveillance powerhouse, walks U.S.-China tightrope For China's Hikvision, the world's largest purveyor of video surveillance systems and a vendor to Xinjiang police agencies, a moment of reckoning may be at hand....
13:00, 2019-08-29

Trump plays down Iranian shooting of U.S. surveillance drone U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely controlled aircraft had been piloted....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Senate demands answers from Amazon over Ring surveillance Ring's controversial "Neighbors" surveillance network and cozy relationship with police departments has drawn the eye US lawmakers. In a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos, Senator Edward Markey expressed concern that the system "could easily create a surveill......
13:00, 2019-09-06

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
16:01, 2019-05-21

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision: NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
22:17, 2019-07-03

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban last month, Vice reported.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-29

Oracle exits OpenWorld 2019 with a lot riding on Autonomous Database, Oracle Cloud conversions, services pivot Oracle is betting on growth in the year ahead on the belief that customers will convert to the Autonomous Database as well as its cloud platform with a smidge of rebranding and telling its story better....
15:17, 2019-09-23

Multi-database and multi-cloud deployments are the new norm Companies around the world prefer to have multiple databases in multiple locations over multiple platforms, according to a report unveiled at the Percona Live 2019 event in Amsterdam. Respondents from over 85 countries participated in the survey, many of whom offer cloud and SaaS solutions to startu...
22:51, 2019-10-01

Amazon's Ring barred police from using 'surveillance' to describe its products Amazon's home security company Ring deleted the term "surveillance" from a statement that law enforcement officials gave to local news outlets, public records obtained by Gizmodo reveal....
07:34, 2019-08-21

This Map Shows If Your Town's Police Are Tapped Into Ring's Surveillance Network Ring, the smart doorbell home security system Amazon bought for over $1 billion last year, is involved in some fairly unnerving arrangements with local law enforcement agencies. Wouldn’t you like to know if the cops in your town are among them?Read more......
08:17, 2019-08-09

Ring’s surveillance partnership with law enforcement is deeper than previously thought Amazon’s Ring has finally come clean about its partnership with law enforcement agencies in the US. The doorbell-camera company — which was acquired by the retail giant in February 2018 — disclosed that it has inked deals with 407 agencies to “facilitate conversations around crime and safety among a...
00:51, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential retaliation by authorities employing mass data collection and sophisticated facial recognition technology....
18:17, 2019-06-13

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Surveillance campaign targeting Uyghur Muslims affected not just iOS, but Android too The malware campaign targeting the Uyghur Muslim minority in China’s autonomous region of Xinjiang may have been more extensive than previously thought. According to a new report published by Washington, DC-based cybersecurity firm Volexity, the community has been been at the receiving end of a larg...
22:51, 2019-09-03

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
11:17, 2019-06-06

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism, but could lead to the Holy Grail of civilian surveillance: an ethical, non-invasive method of conducting biometric identification from afar. Science ...
22:51, 2019-07-05

Kevin Spacey case: Restaurant must provide surveillance footage A judge is ordering a Nantucket restaurant to hand over any surveillance footage taken the night prosecutors say Kevin Spacey groped a young man.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

Report: U.S. deploys second Cobra Ball surveillance plane to Japan The United States military has deployed a second RC-135S Cobra Ball special reconnaissance aircraft to Okinawa, according to an aircraft monitoring site....
17:51, 2019-06-09

We Have Been Harmonised: Life in China’s Surveillance State by Kai Strittmatter – review A remarkable analysis identifies ‘Mao 2.0’ as the west’s new cold war adversaryKai Strittmatter is a German journalist who writes for Süddeutsche Zeitung and is currently based in Copenhagen. From 1997 until recently, he had been a foreign correspondent in Beijing. Prior to those postings, he had st...
12:51, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision -NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:51, 2019-05-22

US to reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance camera giant Hikvision The reported ban on Hikvision comes at a time when US is restricting technology exports to several leading Chinese technology companies, including Huawei....
03:34, 2019-05-23

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
21:00, 2019-07-02

'We are hurtling towards a surveillance state’: the rise of facial recognition technology It can pick out shoplifters, international criminals and lost children in seconds. But as the cameras proliferate, who’s watching the watchers?Gordon’s wine bar is reached through a discreet side-door, a few paces from the slipstream of London theatregoers and suited professionals powering towards t...
15:00, 2019-10-05

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end ‘free-for-all’ abuses: UN expert Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-06-27

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
03:01, 2019-05-22

Surveillance footage offers more clues in Savannah Spurlock case Police have surveillance footage showing Savannah Spurlock, whose body was found earlier this month, entering – not but leaving – the home of a man who is a primary suspect in the case, according to a Tuesday report....
01:34, 2019-07-24

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
12:17, 2019-06-04

Amazon’s Ring Barred Cops From Using 'Surveillance' to Describe Its Products Amazon’s home security company Ring quietly removed the term “surveillance” from a statement law enforcement officials provided to local news outlets, according to public records obtained by Gizmodo.Read more......
07:17, 2019-08-20

Global Investors Get Burned on Their Favorite Chinese Surveillance Stock Would-be buyers of innovative Chinese technology companies have been too complacent about the risk of getting trapped between Beijing and Washington....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
19:34, 2019-07-02

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
22:00, 2019-06-18

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
19:01, 2019-05-21

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
03:34, 2019-06-04

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
10:34, 2019-05-22

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has received international attention. The first of its ki...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong: tens of thousands turn out to protest against new surveillance tactics Masked protesters gather to voice anger at surveillance culture that includes lampposts equipped with an array of sensorsTens of thousands of demonstrators have begun an anti-government protest in Hong Kong as the city’s 12th week of protests shows no sign of abating.Sunday’s rally – in Kowloon’s Kw...
09:51, 2019-08-24

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers....
19:00, 2019-08-21

South Korea's Hanwha likely to win from surveillance rivals' blacklisting: industry experts South Korean video surveillance provider Hanwha Techwin stands to gain the most from the U.S. blacklisting of China's Hikvision and Dahua, an industry expert and insider said, as rivals sit poised to snatch share from the besieged market leaders....
09:51, 2019-10-08

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
21:34, 2019-07-02

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and local residents.The network of ...
00:00, 2019-06-12

The US government is testing surveillance balloons that could track multiple vehicles from 65,000 feet via US Air Force The United States military is testing a new form of border surveillance technology: high-altitude balloons. The balloons are equipped with radar tech that enables the tracking of multiple vehicles, day or night, in any weather conditions. An FCC filing, first spotted by The Guardia...
01:51, 2019-08-03

Consultant Linked to Surveillance of Former Credit Suisse Executive Reported Dead A consultant who helped Credit Suisse hire investigators to trail the bank’s former wealth-management chief died in an apparent suicide last week, according to a lawyer in Switzerland....
01:51, 2019-10-01

Human Employees Are Viewing Clips from Amazon's Home Surveillance Service Recordings from yet another Amazon-owned smart home device are being reviewed by a team of human workers, again raising concerns that audio and video captured by such devices may not be as private as some customers might assume.Read more......
00:51, 2019-10-11

Cisco pays $8.6 million for selling surveillance system it knew was vulnerable Enlarge (credit: Cisco) Cisco is paying $8.6 million to settle claims that it sold a video-surveillance product the company knew made federal and state agencies vulnerable to serious hacking attacks. This is believed to be the first time a company has made a payout under a federal whistleblower la...
23:51, 2019-08-01

Russian Fighter Conducted Unsafe Intercept Of Navy Surveillance Plane: US A US Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that......
11:34, 2019-06-05

How Hong Kong's Protesters Find Ways to Outwit the Surveillance State Hong Kong's protesters wore face masks to obscure themselves from CCTVs and in fear of facial recognition software, and bought fresh pay-as-you-go SIM cards....
11:34, 2019-06-17

U.S. says Russian fighter conducted unsafe intercept of Navy surveillance plane A U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that was deemed unsafe and put the plane at risk, the U.S. Sixth Fleet said....
07:51, 2019-06-05

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
12:17, 2019-08-17

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repression of Muslims....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, surveillance Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
13:34, 2019-08-19

Police seek surveillance footage from missing mom Jennifer Dulos’ neighbors Police are asking residents and business owners to turn over any surveillance video they have that captures vehicular activity in order to assist in the investigation into missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos. The New Canaan Police Department sent out an email to all residents of the Fairfield Cou...
18:34, 2019-06-04

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday night....
20:00, 2019-06-19

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon to terminate these contracts....
20:17, 2019-08-13

Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach At a Homeland Security hearing this week that largely focused on the unsolved mystery of whether it’s illegal to use face recognition software on U.S. citizens at airports, a senior Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official proved unable to answer the most rudimentary questions about a recent da...
02:34, 2019-07-12

DOJ investigating 'non-governmental organizations and individuals' as part of 'broad' probe into surveillance abuses As part of its ongoing review into potential misconduct by U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Justice Department revealed Monday it is also reviewing the activities of "non-governmental organizations and individuals" as part of a "broad" and "multifacet...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Amazon's Ring Is Teaching Cops How to Persuade Customers to Hand Over Surveillance Footage Amazon’s home security subsidiary Ring wields tremendous power over the messaging used by its law enforcement partners about its products, including by pre-writing and approving police statements about Ring’s services. But according to a new report, Ring is also instructing cops on how to persuade c...
19:51, 2019-08-06

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Dayton shooting, chaos captured on surveillance video as officers seen racing towards gunfire Authorities in Dayton, Ohio can be seen racing into action in surveillance video that shows the chaotic moments when a gunman behind the shooting that left nine dead opened fire early Sunday in a neighborhood full of bars and restaurants, sending people scrambling for cover. ...
00:51, 2019-08-06

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong riot police beat protesters at anti-surveillance rally Teargas thrown at masked protesters angry over lamp posts equipped with sensorsRiot police have thrown teargas at thousands of protesters and beat many of them after a tense stand-off in Hong Kong.Tens of thousands of demonstrators were holding an anti-government rally on Saturday, marking the city’...
12:51, 2019-08-24

Buffalo police release surveillance video in case of abandoned boy found on porch Buffalo Police have released surveillance videos showing two men in possession of gas cans escorting a little boy away from a burning car—hours before the child was found abandoned on a woman’s porch....
08:34, 2019-09-21

China's surveillance tech is spreading globally, raising concerns about Beijing's influence China has built a huge surveillance state at home. It's now exporting that technology abroad, thanks to some of the country's largest firms....
10:51, 2019-10-08

Police release surveillance footage of suspect in Cal State Fullerton stabbing death Police have released surveillance footage in the hope of catching the killer who stabbed a retired college administrator in a parking lot at California State University, Fullerton on Monday....
11:34, 2019-08-21

WATCH: Surveillance camera catches suspect burglarizing neighbor’s garage: authorities A Haughton, La., man was arrested last week, charged with stealing items from his neighbor’s garage – and it was all captured on livestream video, according a Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office post on Facebook....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and privacy concerns threaten the controversial development along the Toronto’s eastern waterfront.The 12-ac...
11:34, 2019-06-06

Surveillance video shows Danny Trejo rush to save baby after car crash Newly released surveillance video shows actor Danny Trejo run toward an overturned SUV moments after another car slams into it running a red light Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-08-09

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow....
13:00, 2019-06-16

Russia probe reckoning? DOJ facing rising pressure to release surveillance documents and more The Justice Department is facing a new wave of pressure, in court and on Capitol Hill, to release key documents pertaining to the origins of the FBI's Russia meddling probe. ...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Asylum seekers in US face constant surveillance, long odds of winning their cases Some migrants are released in a matter of hours. Some wait months. For those seeking refuge in America, staying legally is a long shot.        ...
06:00, 2019-09-24

Police Surveillance Request Rubs Baltimore Urban League Chief the Wrong Way Where to draw the line when it comes to helping the cops solve crime is causing some controversy in Baltimore, with the head of the city’s Urban League shutting down the idea of letting police use her headquarters as a spy post....
10:17, 2019-08-14

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
12:51, 2019-05-23

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use on body-worn cameras” due to “unequal and unreliabl...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
18:00, 2019-05-22

China Labor Watch: Apple and Foxconn violated labor laws by using too many temporary workers Apple and Foxconn have confirmed allegations in a China Labor Watch report that it relied on too many temporary works to assemble the iPhone.Read More...
12:34, 2019-09-09

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
18:00, 2019-05-22

Doorbell-camera firm Ring has partnered with 400 police forces, extending surveillance reach The home-security firm has made it easier than ever for local police to request homeowners' video. “If the police demanded every citizen put a camera at their door and give officers access to it, we might all recoil,” one legal expert said....
00:00, 2019-08-29

Hong Kong: anti-surveillance protesters tear down 'smart' lamp-post – video Activists targeted several 'smart' lamp-posts equipped with sensors, cameras and data networks in anti-surveillance protests over the weekend. Protesters, many of whom disguised their identities with masks and umbrellas, fear the devices can be used by China to collect personal information. Authorit...
19:17, 2019-08-26

Surveillance footage shows woman giving birth alone in Denver prison cell – video A woman who gave birth alone in her prison cell in Denver is suing the city. Diana Sanchez's legal team allege that jail deputies and nurses ignored her pleas for help during five hours of labourWoman who gave birth alone in Denver jail cell sues city authorities Continue reading......
15:34, 2019-08-30

Surveillance video shows outnumbered homeowner fight off intruders with bare hands: report Surveillance video released Wednesday captured the chilling moments a British homeowner fought off a group of masked intruders with his bare hands, pummeling the men who threatened to kill him with punches and eventually chasing them out of the home with kitchen knives all to protect his wife who wa...
05:00, 2019-09-27

Exposed Files Leak Details on SORM, Russia's Pervasive Domestic Surveillance System A California-based security company on Wednesday revealed its researchers had discovered more than 1.7 terabytes of proprietary telecommunications data left publicly online, including hardware specifications for a lawful surveillance device used throughout the Russian Federation.Read more......
05:34, 2019-09-19

Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America’s police On July 12, a few hours before dawn, a man in Chandler, Arizona, was jolted awake by an alert on his phone. It was coming from his Ring security camera, which had detected movement outside his home. The live feed showed a group of young men breaking into cars. The man hollered at them through his fr...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Britain Has More Surveillance Cameras Per Person Than Any Country Except China. That’s a Massive Risk to Our Free Society How would you feel being watched, tracked and identified by facial recognition cameras everywhere you go? Facial recognition cameras are now creeping onto the streets of Britain and the U.S., yet most people aren’t even aware. As we walk around, our faces could be scanned and subjected to a di...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million in Settlement Over Vulnerabilities in Video Surveillance Software It Sold to Feds, States Cisco Systems has agreed to an $8.6 million settlement with the federal government stemming from allegations it “improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments,” Reuters reported on Wednesday.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-01

Study: Trump’s paid Peter Thiel’s Palantir $1.5B so far to build ICE’s mass-surveillance network Perhaps no other company has profited more from the Trump administration’s treatment of undocumented immigrants — and US citizens of similar appearance — than Peter Thiel‘s Palantir. A recent investigation, conducted by Mijente, revealed the US government has at least 29 active contracts with the co...
23:51, 2019-08-12

Border wall engineer declines Trump invitation to explain secret surveillance technology A border wall engineer declined President Trump's invitation to explain secret surveillance technology that is being used on the wall opting instead to try to keep the additions unknown....
00:34, 2019-09-20

Elijah Cummings’ wife posts surveillance photos of Baltimore home burglary suspect President Trump and Rep. Elijah Cummings’ bitter Baltimore feud may be getting all the coverage as they argue about the Democrat's district, but Cummings' wife tweeted this weekend in an apparent bid to hijack the headlines for something a little more personal and closer to home -- namely, finding t...
20:51, 2019-08-13

Graham calls on AG to declassify trove of documents tied to FBI surveillance during Trump-Russia probe Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Tuesday formally asked Attorney General William Barr to declassify a huge cache of documents that could shed light on the FBI’s use of surveillance warrants during its Russia and Trump investigations – saying it could help “provide a complete pic...
20:51, 2019-09-03

French police hunt man who planted explosive device in Lyon, release surveillance photos French police said they were hunting for the man accused of leaving a paper bag containing a device that exploded in the city of Lyon on Friday, wounding 13 people on a busy pedestrian street....
05:00, 2019-05-27

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
10:51, 2019-06-16

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China’s network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York T...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Telling Lies review — Deciphering lies within lies using only a video database With Telling Lies, video game designer Sam Barlow is creating a genre out of the movie video game combination -- but one that still needs some work.Read More...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Britain could have Big Brother surveillance society worse than George Orwell's 1984, government watchdog warns Britain risks drifting into a surveillance society worse than that led by Big Brother in George Orwell's 1984, with cameras that can read lips as people talk on the street, a government watchdog warned today....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down. The post Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down appeared first on ...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
17:51, 2019-08-02

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
17:51, 2019-06-13

P Chidambaram's Plea In High Court For Bail; Challenges Lower Court Order Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, today approached the Delhi High Court seeking bail. Mr Chidambaram also challenged a trial court's September 5 order......
11:34, 2019-09-11

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
00:00, 2019-08-14

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should be removed and take into account an opinion the court issued last week in a case involving a cross ...
15:51, 2019-06-28

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
01:51, 2019-08-03

Trial Court Order Prosecuting Reliance Officials Set Aside By Delhi Court The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside a trial court order allowing criminal prosecution of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and its then three senior officials for allegedly possessing secret documents......
19:34, 2019-08-01

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
01:51, 2019-07-04

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein – whose Sweet Cakes by Melissa bakery closed in 2016,...
21:17, 2019-06-17

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
02:34, 2019-06-18

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
03:34, 2019-07-20

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
17:51, 2019-07-21

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:34, 2019-06-08

Two New Court Rooms Created In Supreme Court For New Judges A day after President Ram Nath Kovind appointed four new judges to the top court, the Supreme Court on Thursday announced the creation of two new court rooms in the premises....
21:00, 2019-09-19

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back against a Democratic amicus brief urging the court not to take up “political ‘projects” like a new ...
19:51, 2019-08-29

How to Fix iOS 13's Location Privacy Bug Welp, there seems to be another reason to hold off on updating to iOS 13: Users have discovered that the “Location” privacy setting—which requests access to your device’s geographical location data—is being automatically reset from “Never” to “Ask Next Time” in certain apps....
10:17, 2019-09-24

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
02:17, 2019-06-29

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the company's culture....
08:34, 2019-07-25

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to better conceal everything you’re up to from all t...
15:17, 2019-08-08

How to control your privacy in Android 10 With the newest Android version, Google has tried to improve and simplify the process of managing your privacy. Learn how to use the privacy controls and options in Android 10....
22:17, 2019-09-25

New York jewelry store heist suspects seen robbing store in surveillance tape released by cops New York City police released new footage Monday as they hunt a trio of men wanted for robbing a jewelry store in broad daylight – just steps away from some of the Big Apple’s most popular tourist attractions....
05:00, 2019-08-27

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem As Apple prepares to launch a new iPhone, Alex Hern explores the privacy scandal around its automated personal assistant, Siri. Plus, Polly Toynbee on why Jeremy Corbyn is preventing Boris Johnson from calling an electionThe Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern, talks to Anushka Asthana about ...
07:34, 2019-09-10

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Predicting the Future of Internet Privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of security breaches involving organizations who have ...
16:17, 2019-07-10

The online privacy checklist your kids need you to have Our social media accounts offer us ways to do privacy checkups for our own online lives, but there aren’t many resources out there to help us do checkups on behalf of our kids....
21:00, 2019-09-09

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe, just waiting to share everything it knows....
12:17, 2019-07-14

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invasions of privacy....
20:17, 2019-09-03

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at least in some cities in the U.S., a simple interaction with a bouncer gone wrong can mean you’re booted from bars all over town; as first reported by One...
23:34, 2019-05-30

InvizBox 2 redefines what “privacy” routers can do Enlarge / The InvizBox 2 router: out-of-the-box VPN, easy Tor, and lots of ad and content blocking tools. Four years ago, in the wake of some controversy over another Kickstarter-based launch, a team in Ireland decided to produce a better Wi-Fi router for travel privacy. Called the InvizBox, the ...
00:51, 2019-09-04

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:17, 2019-06-12

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned a whole new breed of privacy-focused browsers that...
11:51, 2019-05-22

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
21:34, 2019-07-07

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook suggesting friends for you based on your interactions...
01:00, 2019-08-01

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from users who were unable to give their consent.Office 3...
13:17, 2019-07-16

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter"....
10:00, 2019-08-12

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook's New Dating Service Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. yesterday, and that very sentence should cause privacy advocates a bit of alarm—especially since it was only a few days ago when the news hit that anoth...
17:00, 2019-09-06

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
15:17, 2019-07-24

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that the popular short-form video app potentially violated GDPR r......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Facebook to Pay Record $5 billion US FTC Fine Over Privacy Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, the US FTC and the social media company said on......
06:51, 2019-07-25

iOS 13: Security and privacy settings you need to tweak and check Concerned about the security of the data you store on your iPhone and iPad? Here are the steps you should take to lock down an iPhone running iOS 13. (Updated for iOS 13.1.2)...
16:00, 2019-10-01

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
21:34, 2019-05-31

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s who tracked, mined and shared our data....
19:17, 2019-08-26

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard shortcuts that expedite the most tedious parts of m...
19:17, 2019-07-03

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committee that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have no control ov...
22:17, 2019-07-24

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies as part of a settlement with a US regulator that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
15:00, 2019-07-24

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are aware of stories raising concerns about FaceApp and...
14:51, 2019-07-18

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

HMA VPN 5.0 adds new locations and enhanced privacy options In the latest version of its VPN, HMA (formerly known as HideMyAss!) has completely redesigned its software to simplify privacy for users while offering new features for Windows, Mac and Android devices.A recent global study conducted by the firm found that 47 percent of people agree that privacy is...
07:51, 2019-09-18