Getty Images A lawsuit is taking aim at Clearview AI, a controversial facial recognition app being used by US law enforcement to identify suspects and other people.
Although these cases rarely involve national security issues, documents reviewed by Reuters show that law enforcement agents have been directed to conceal how such investigations truly begin - not only from defense lawyers but also sometimes from prosecutors and judges.
The current process for reviewing on-device data could last for several months as devices were retrieved at crime scenes and sent to special labs for further analysis, which would leave both suspects, victims, and witnesses subject to the same frustrating wait times.‘The introduction of cyber kiosks will enable us to quickly identify if a device contains material related to an investigation,’ a video from the Scotland Police explains.
The United States government will begin collecting the DNA of detained immigrants through pilot programs this week, according to a privacy impact assessment that was published today by the Department of Homeland Security.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is generating revenue of $50,000,000 a year through selling drivers’ personal information, according to a DMV document obtained by Motherboard.Lawmakers introduced the Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) in 1994 after a private investigator hired by a stalker obtained the address of actress Rebecca Schaeffer from the DMV.
I haven’t done anything with the information other than collect it and although my Bellingcat project didn’t focus on the cartels, it did give me the idea to see if I could use a Russian facial recognition website (FindClone) introduced to me by the Bellingcat team to locate active social media profiles of individuals wanted by the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).
Andrey Kaganskikh, the journalist that did the investigation says that the sellers are law enforcement individuals as well as government bureaucrats that can log into the Integrated Center for Data Processing and Storage (YTKD), the very system that keeps the data from cameras in Moscow.
An investigation has found AggregateIQ (AIQ), a Victoria-based online political advertising company, failed to meet its obligations under Canadian privacy laws when it used and disclosed the personal information of millions of voters in British Columbia, the United States and the United Kingdom.
This was achieved on the 2nd generation version of the Echo Dot by Jessica Hyde of Magnet Forensics in 2017 using a method know as In-System Programming or ISP and allowed for the full extraction of data from the flash storage of the device.
Fifteen civil rights groups launched a major campaign on Monday calling on Congress to investigate how Amazon and its home surveillance company Ring violate civil liberties, particularly through partnerships with law enforcement.
Amazon has confirmed that civil rights organizations were correct about the threats Ring technology and police partnerships pose to privacy and civil liberties in statements to U.S. Senator Edward Markey.
WASHINGTON - Amazon has confirmed that civil rights organizations were correct about the threats Ring technology and police partnerships pose to privacy and civil liberties in statements to U.S. Senator Edward Markey.
Microsoft is bringing on former US Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether AnyVision, a facial recognition company it invested in over the summer, violated Microsoft’s ethics guidelines, according to an NBC News report Friday.
The situation blew up in May 2018 when it was revealed that a company called Securus Tehnologies was buying real-time location data on American phone users and selling it to the police with no oversight through an online portal.
Facebook has been under investigation by California officials over its privacy practices for more than a year, the state attorney general Xavier Becerra said on Wednesday, and may now be forced to turn over key documents.
"The ICO has stated that it has not discovered evidence that the data of Facebook users in the EU was transferred to Cambridge Analytica," he added.The ICO argued that Facebook did not do enough to protect users' information.
Desde 1999, nuestra unidad ha estado trabajando como Punto de contacto único de la Guardia Civil con proveedores de servicios de Internet y cualquier otro proveedor de servicios en línea que utiliza la red de telecomunicaciones para proporcionar cualquier servicio.
"After continued bipartisan conversations with attorneys general from around the country, today I am announcing that we have vastly expanded the list of states, districts, and territories investigating Facebook for potential antitrust violations," James said in a statement.
“Though the investigation is still ongoing, preliminary results reveal serious concerns over the compliance of the relevant contractual terms with data protection rules and the role of Microsoft as a processor for EU institutions using its products and services,” the EDPS says in a statement.
“In general, we do not comment on dedicated, single cases,” Bernd Redecker, director of corporate security and fraud management at Diebold Nixdorf, said in a phone call.So far across the different states of Germany, 82 cases of ATM cash out is recorded.
NY Attorney General Letitia James said today the complaint stems from a 2015 raid on Dunkin’s website: fraudsters broke into individual customer accounts, stole those victims’ payment card info from the compromised Dunkin profiles, and sold that sensitive information online.
5, 2018, Microsoft challenged a secrecy order issued by a federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn, New York in connection with a federal national security investigation," wrote Microsoft general counsel Dev Stahlkopf.
The food delivery company said in a blog post Thursday that 4.9 million customers, delivery workers and merchants had their information stolen by hackers.Both delivery workers and merchants had the last four digits of their bank account numbers stolen.
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook indicated on Friday that the scale of its data privacy issues was far larger than it had previously acknowledged, as it suspended tens of thousands of apps for transgressions that included improperly sucking up its users’ personal information.
Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that Departments of Motor Vehicles should not profit from drivers' personal information after a Motherboard investigation found DMVs across the country selling data to a wide array of companies, including private investigators.
Google has another antitrust probe to worry about, after 50 attorneys general said on Monday they’re opening a collective investigation into the tech giant’s dominance of online advertising.Read original story Google Faces New Antitrust Probe From 50 Attorneys General At TheWrap.
Patricof said antitrust laws need to be revised, joining calls from scholars and academics who have argued for a paradigm shift in how monopolies are regulated.The amount of data available to Facebook and Google, which only increases each time the companies acquire smaller competitors, puts them in an unfair position, Patricof said.
Gen. Letitia James is leading a bipartisan coalition of states looking into whether Facebook “stifled competition and put users at risk” by increasing the price of advertising, reducing consumer-choice quality and mishandling personal information, according to a statement Friday.