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[Advanced] European Parliament approved ePrivacy Derogation

The European Parliament approved the ePrivacy Derogation, allowing providers of e-mail and messaging services to automatically search all personal messages containing material depicting child sex abuse and report suspected cases to the police. The European Pirates Delegation in the Greens/EFA group strongly condemns this automated mass surveillance, which effectively means the end of privacy in digital correspondence. Pirate Party MEPs plan to take legal action. Patrick Breyer (German Pirate Party Member of the European Parliament): “This harms children rather than protecting them”

[Intermediate] Golden Age of Surveillance

Police makes 112,000 data requests in 6 months: When U.S. law enforcement officials need to cast a wide net for information, they're increasingly turning to the vast digital ponds of personal data created by Big Tech companies via the devices and online services that have hooked billions of people around the world.

Abusive Surveillance in the Name of Public Health

The public health crisis is laying a dangerous foundation for the future surveillance state.

In San Diego, ‘Smart’ Streetlights Spark Surveillance Reform

San Diego equipped 3200 of its street lights with cameras and sensors with no governance or oversight…. Smart Cities turned to Panopticon Cities…

Atlas of Surveillance

A crowdsourced effort between the EFF and the University of Nevada, Reno, resulted in a nationwide map of police surveillance tactics: ‘Atlas of Surveillance’ now provides a searchable, interactive database of police surveillance.

Modern Mass Surveillance: Identify, Correlate, Discriminate

Communities across the United States are starting to ban facial recognition technologies. In all cases, modern mass surveillance has three broad components: identification, correlation and discrimination. Read more on Bruce Schneier’s blog on Security.

Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance

It's time to shed light on the technical methods and business practices behind third-party tracking. For journalists, policy makers, and concerned consumers, this paper will demystify the fundamentals of third-party tracking, explain the scope of the problem, and suggest ways for users and legislation to fight back against the status quo.

Surveillance is a systemic threat to human rights

There needs to be a radical transformation of Facebook and Google's surveillance business model as it poses a systemic threat to human rights.

Smart City or Surveillance City?

“Toronto Sidewalk Labs mini-version” in NYC: The country’s largest development has officially arrived, but so too has the debate over Related’s plans for user data.


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Human Data Interaction Network Plus: Surveillance and Resistance

The Human Data Interaction Network Plus, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), has announced a call for proposals focused on Surveillance and Resistance.