Noteworthy Information
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.


Questions Asked
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.