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'Radical Indifference': How Surveillance Capitalism Conquered Our Lives
"Disinformation is a routine consequence of surveillance capitalism," says "Surveillance Capitalism" author Shoshana Zuboff in a wide-ranging interview.
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Citizen App's New Contact Tracing Feature Raises Privacy Red Flags
The Citizen app, which normally fights crime, is now tracing coronavirus cases. Is your data safe with a powerful private company?
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COVID-19 and the Mass Surveillance Machine, Feat. Maya Zehavi
An exploration of how the COVID-19 crisis is shifting power dynamics between governments, people, and business.
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Russians Troll Government COVID-19 App With 1-Star Ratings, Harsh Reviews
The Russian government released an app to track citizens during the coronavirus pandemic. Privacy advocates are leaving bad reviews in the app stores.
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Decentralized Protocol Removed From EU Contact Tracing Website Without Notice
EU researchers are concerned after their proposal for a decentralized contact tracing system was rejected without explanation.
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Privacy Advocates Are Sounding Alarms Over Coronavirus Surveillance
Crises provide opportunities for surveillance architecture to move forward, say privacy advocates. This time is no different.
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Israeli Bitcoiners See Surveillance as Unavoidable During Coronavirus Crisis
Tracking mobile-phone data may save lives during the pandemic, but will it become a permanent feature of the surveillance state?
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In Fight Against Coronavirus, Governments Face Trade-Offs on Privacy
Safeguarding privacy rights is tricky during a time of pandemic and panic.
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Mass Surveillance Threatens Personal Privacy Amid Coronavirus
The extreme surveillance measures taken to address COVID-19 are not normal or inevitable.
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Clearview AI Lawyer Tor Ekeland Says Your Face Is Public Property
Tor Ekeland made a career of defending hackers. Now he's defending a hacker's trove: a company with 3 billion images in its database.
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