Mystic Man Charged With Reddit Threat To Murder African-Americans

Mystic Man Charged With Reddit Threat To Murder African-Americans

MYSTIC, CT —A 31-year-old Mystic man, Trevor Spring, was charged by state police after New York Police Department detectives were tipped to a threatening post he made on Reddit to kill African-Americans in Harlem.

Meet the Security Company Building an International Database of Banned Bargoers

Meet the Security Company Building an International Database of Banned Bargoers

“Every patron is scanned, so you can’t say, I’m only going to scan this group of African Americans.” According to statistics PatronScan shared with California legislators, the company collected and retained the information of 561,087 customers in the first five months of 2018 in Sacramento — a number greater than the entire population of the city.

America Under Watch

America Under Watch

African Americans are simultaneously more likely to be enrolled in face recognition databases and the targets of police surveillance use.

Microsoft: It would be cruel to stop government agencies using facial recognition software

Microsoft: It would be cruel to stop government agencies using facial recognition software

"A sweeping ban on all government use clearly goes too far and risks being cruel in its humanitarian effect." Read more : Amazon investors are cranking up the pressure on Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Smith referenced the fact that the National Human Genome Research Institute is using facial recognition to improve the diagnosis of DiGeorge syndrome , a rare, genetic disease, in Africans, Asians, and Latin Americans.

Facebook 'log out' boycott underway after alleged black voter suppression

Facebook 'log out' boycott underway after alleged black voter suppression

A civil rights organisation in the US has called for a boycott of after a report found a Russian influence campaign on the platform was working to suppress African-American voter turnout.