Is COVID-19 Changing Facial Recognition for Good?

Last month, a video from a smart doorbell of a delivery man doing a quick hopscotch after dropping off the package went viral. The ease with which it was shared as a ...

Shmoocon 2020 – Elizabeth Wharton & Suchi Pahi’s Face/Off: Action Plan For Perils & Privileges Of Facial Recognition’

Thanks to 0xdade for publishing these outstanding Shmoocon 2020 Convention videos via the 0xdade YouTube channel and the 0xdade Shmoocon 2020 Playlist for everyone to view, learn and, of course, enjoy. Permalink ...
Clearview, a Startup Probably Holding Your Image, Gets Hacked

Clearview, a Startup Probably Holding Your Image, Gets Hacked

Clearview AI, a young, agile, privacy-busting startup, has been hacked in an embarrassing data breach ...
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Facebook’s Latest Privacy FAIL Costs Company $550M

Facebook has settled a class-action in Illinois for $550 million. It’s alleged that the social network’s face-recognition algorithms are illegal in the Prairie State ...
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New Push for Washington’s Privacy Bill in 2020

Washington state may be leading the charge on privacy legislation in 2020. The state legislature introduced several privacy bills during the first week of its 2020 legislative session, including an updated version ...

Discussion: Should Facial Recognition Be Banned or Regulated?

Facial recognition technology came slamming into modern reality with very few people prepared for it. In many cases, we see it being used by governments and law enforcement agencies—testing its accuracy and ...

Hong Kong Protests, Instagram’s Anti-Phishing Tool, Smart Device Fail

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston In episode 90 for October 14th 2019: How protesters in Hong ...
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Biometrics, Facial Recognition, Privacy, Security and the Law

The danger in using biometrics and facial recognition is that they’re not always accurate. A recent article in the L.A. Times indicated that facial recognition software proposed to be used for police ...
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Federal Facial Recognition by Stealth – With Zero Oversight

FBI and DHS ICE “misusing” drivers’ license photos to catch crims. Privacy advocates are apoplectic ...
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Luke Kingma and Lou Patrick-Mackay’s Futurism: “Waldo”

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