Citizen Lab's latest report, published earlier this week, finds that between January and May this year, more than 2,000 keywords related to the pandemic were suppressed on the Chinese messaging platform WeChat, which has more than 1 billion users in the country.
Citizen, a community safety app that tracks and notifies users of 911 police alerts, was downloaded roughly 440,000 times on smartphones in the last week according to Sensor Tower.As of May 2020, Citizen shares coronavirus updates in its app from local authorities to keep people informed.
She added that she had been told by cyber-security experts that Georgian government websites were "poorly protected and vulnerable to attack".More than 15,000 pages were affected, including the presidential website, non-government organisations and private companies.
Increasingly, at least when it comes to digital data streams like social media, the entire process, from initial data acquisition to final analytic outputs, is overseen by private companies with large portions of the analytic pipeline occurring within their own data centers with little oversight by the federal government.
The Federal Trade Commission’s top consumer protection official is prohibited from handling the cases involving 120 different companies, including Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and Uber, according to financial disclosure documents published by Public Citizen today.
Earlier this year, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity was shut down after EPIC filed a lawsuit to block the collection of state voter data, and challenging the Commission's failure to complete a privacy impact assessment.
In to the Department of Defense, EPIC has proposed privacy safeguards for the agency's Personnel Vetting system of records. EPIC opposes the records system's disclosure standards that authorize sharing of individuals' personal information with any requesting source as part of an investigation, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and foreign law enforcement entities.
The biggest information gathering companies are the ones who seem the most safest, friendliest and secure — Prime examples are Facebook and Google, who offer you a great variety of services for free. It’s time to go AQUA.
These technologies are already ramping up in the U.S. and are certain to take over unless people stand up now and say ‘NO’! The entire nation is one big social engineering project where everything is lathered with technology to keep everything and everyone within the Technocrats’ model.
The infamous Pegasus spyware, which targets iPhones and Android devices, has allegedly infiltrated 45 different countries across the globe — and six of those countries have used surveillance malware in the past to abuse human rights, a group of researchers claimed Tuesday.
Social credit is like a personal scorecard for each of China's 1.4 billion citizens. Dandan's financial behaviour will be an important measure for the national social credit score.