surveillance

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Blockchain Caucus Co-Chair Says Crypto 'Backdoor' Is Key to Unmasking Bad Actors: Report
The congressman suggested allowing the court to use a "cryptographic backdoor" allowing it to reverse transactions on the blockchain.
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Civil Liberties Group Calls FinCEN Crypto Wallet Rule 'Unconstitutional'
The nonprofit said FinCEN's proposed rule "represents a radical extension of ... financial surveillance of innocent Americans."
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Facial Recognition Tech May Be Being Used Against Russian Protestors
Russian police officials may be tracking attendees at pro-Navalny protests using facial recognition tools, detainees claim.
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin And Fed Chair Powell Testify On CARES Act Before Senate
FinCEN's Wallet Rule Aims to Close Crypto-Cash Reporting Gap, Official Says
FinCEN Deputy Director Michael Mosier encouraged commenters to provide practical, technical feedback on the rule.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin And Fed Chair Powell Testify On CARES Act Before Senate

CoinDesk - Unknown
The Year We Learned the Rewards and Risks of Smart Devices
Moving into 2021, smart devices may be the most important battleground for data ownership and personal privacy, says IoTeX's co-founder.
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Solidus Labs Believes Its Crypto Surveillance Tool Can Help Launch a Bitcoin ETF
Solidus Labs believes its new surveillance tool can help regulators maintain confidence in crypto markets, potentially leading to the approval of a bitcoin ETF.
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‘Digital Mercenaries’: Why Blockchain Analytics Firms Have Privacy Advocates Worried
Blockchain surveillance highlights the tension between further crypto transparency that encourages wider adoption and its cypherpunk roots.
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Breakdown 9.12
The Raw, Savage Capitalism of Open-Source Protocols
Recapping the biggest stories of the week, including Joe Biden’s China plan, a market holding pattern and, of course, the strange competitive saga of SUSHI.
Breakdown 9.12

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Huawei Builds Blockchain Platform to Help Beijing Government Manage People’s Data
Huawei’s cloud services arm is helping the Beijing government set up a blockchain platform that would better track and manage people’s data.
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Moscow May Sell Footage From Public Security Cameras: Report
Moscow authorities plan to sell and broadcast over the internet video from surveillance cameras, according to a report.
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