Biometrics class actions target Lowe's, Home Depot for anti-shoplifting surveillance systems

Biometrics class actions target Lowe's, Home Depot for anti-shoplifting surveillance systems

4, a group of plaintiffs simultaneously filed virtually identical class action complaints in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago against Lowe’s and in federal court in Atlanta against Home Depot, accusing the retailers of violating the Illinois state law by “surreptitiously” scanning customers’ faces as they moved about the chains’ stores in Illinois.

Neighbors are using these smart cameras to track strangers’ cars — and yours

Neighbors are using these smart cameras to track strangers’ cars — and yours

Residents of the neighborhood had pooled their money to rent these cameras, and the software behind them, from Flock Safety — an Atlanta-based company that has found clients for its automatic license plate readers in safety-conscious communities, homeowners’ associations and local police departments across 30 states.

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

The documents obtained by Motherboard—which include PredPol contract documents, instructional manuals and slide presentations for using the software, and PredPol contract negotiation emails with government officials—were obtained from the police departments of South Jordan, UT; Mountain View, CA; Atlanta, GA; Haverhill, GA; Palo Alto, CA; Modesto, CA; Merced, CA; Livermore, CA; Tacoma, WA; and the University of California, Berkeley using public records requests.

Delta says USA's 'first biometric terminal' is ready to go at Atlanta airport

Delta says USA's 'first biometric terminal' is ready to go at Atlanta airport

This photo provided by Delta Air Lines shows new biometric scanning technology at Terminal F in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. Delta says the Atlanta airport’s Terminal F has become the “first biometric terminal” in the United States where passengers can use facial recognition technology “from curb to gate.”

Apple Just Killed The 'GrayKey' iPhone Passcode Hack

Apple Just Killed The 'GrayKey' iPhone Passcode Hack

Uncloaked by Forbes in March, Atlanta-based Grayshift promised governments its GrayKey tech could crack the passcodes of the latest iOS models, right up to the iPhone X. Multiple sources familiar with the GrayKey tech tell Forbes the device can no longer break the passcodes of any iPhone running iOS 12 or above.

Delta to start scanning faces at airport check-in

Delta to start scanning faces at airport check-in

Delta will later this year roll out facial recognition at its terminal at Atlanta International Airport for anyone traveling on an international flight.