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'Colorblind' Artificial Intelligence Just Reproduces Racism
AI is increasingly common, and the algorithms it uses to "predict" crime and misbehavior are reproducing racial discrimination.
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If You Value Consent, Stop Following Your Kids Online
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You can’t teach your kid to value consent while simultaneously violating theirs.
Amazon Gives Access To 1,700 Alexa Audio Home Files To The Wrong Guy
Alexa! Don't share my personal information with everybody!
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A Private Investigator On Living In A Surveillance Culture
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Is there any privacy left, let alone a right to privacy?
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More Surveillance Footage Of Parkland Shooting Released, But Questions Remain
The videos, which show blurry scenes of students running and police officers scanning the grounds, don't provide much information.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Was One Of The Original 'Black Identity Extremists'
Black protest is, and always has been, a target of government policing. With Dr. King, it was no different.
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Republicans Crying To #ReleaseTheMemo Hope You Don't Understand FISA
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Their current concern doesn't square with their past votes on surveillance.
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House Reauthorizes Controversial Surveillance Law
Trump either did or didn't want this to happen — no one really knows.
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Welcome To The Surveillance State: China's AI Cameras See All
Authorities showed a BBC reporter that they could use the system to identify and apprehend him in seven minutes.
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Memo Suggests FBI Secretly Monitored Black Lives Matter Protests
The agency feared “black supremacist extremists” would disrupt the 2016 political conventions.
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How To Keep You And Your Sources Safe In The Age Of Surveillance
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How can we work safely and ethically in an era of internet spying and wiretapping?
Fighting New York's Muslim Surveillance Program
Asad Dandia, a plaintiff in Raza v. City of New York, talks about his fight against the NYPD's Muslim surveillance program.
How Increased Surveillance Could Transform Our World
Are we moving towards a world where our every moment may be tracked? The ACLU explores how government surveillance could potentially transform our lives.
Sean Spicer On Nunes Information Source: 'Anything Is Possible'
At his daily briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer says he cannot rule out the possibility that a White House staffer provided House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes with surveillance documents.
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Rick Santorum: Donald Trump Is 'Hurting Himself' With His Wiretap Obsession
It's time to forget about the Obama administration and the campaign, and focus on being president, the former senator says.
Federal Judge Approves Landmark Settlement, But Is It Enough To Curb NYPD Spying?
Activist, legal worker and author
The biggest affront to the plaintiff class is the refusal by NYPD to admit any wrongdoing.
Kellyanne Conway Backtracks On Surveillance Claims
After appearing to suggest microwave ovens were used to spy on the Trump campaign, the President’s counselor Kellyanne Conway backtracked on her claims that the alleged wiretapping of Trump Tower by President Obama was more widespread than first thought.
Government Snooping: In Real Life, It's A Problem. On TV, It's A Solution.
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We often applaud relentless surveillance on TV shows while resisting it in our real lives.
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Let's Give The CIA The Credit It Deserves
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For months now, our country has endured the tacit denigration of American ingenuity. Countless statements ― from elected
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