Andrew Yang proposes that your digital data be considered personal property

Andrew Yang proposes that your digital data be considered personal property

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang may not be at the top of the race when it comes to polling (Politico currently has him ranked as the 7th most-popular Democratic contender), but his policies, including support for universal basic income, have made him popular among a subset of young, liberal-leaning, tech-savvy voters.

New Zealand property management company leaks 30,000 users’ passports, driver’s licenses and other personal data

New Zealand property management company leaks 30,000 users’ passports, driver’s licenses and other personal data

CyberNews received information from reader Jake Dixon, a security researcher with Vadix Solutions, who discovered an unsecured Amazon Simple Storage Solution (S3) database containing more than 31,000 images of users’ passports, driver’s licenses, evidence of age documents, and more.

Privacy is Cybersecurity for People

Privacy is Cybersecurity for People

Some people still imagine that companies Cybersecurity is about protecting assets like film footage from movies, or studio production tracks from recording sessions with music artists, or secret plans for the next Apple computer (duh, its another iPhone).

Airbnb Just Launched New Surveillance Bugs To Make Sure Guests Behave

Airbnb Just Launched New Surveillance Bugs To Make Sure Guests Behave

Airbnb needs to do something to keep listings risk-free, this includes monitoring social media and screening guests for those most likely to use properties to host parties that run the risk of getting out of control.

Cops put GPS tracker on man’s car, charge him with theft for removing it

Cops put GPS tracker on man’s car, charge him with theft for removing it

A little more than a year ago, the state of Indiana charged a suspected drug dealer with theft for removing a government-owned GPS tracking device from his SUV.The case began in July 2018, when the Warrick County Sheriff's Office got a warrant to attach a GPS tracking device to Derek Heuring's car.

Our Data Future

Our Data Future

She said the programme would walk me through the basics of data property and that I could ask all my questions in real time, receive feedback and get simulations based on the data analysis that was running in the background on my devices.

Edward Snowden says 'the most powerful institutions in society have become the least accountable'

Edward Snowden says 'the most powerful institutions in society have become the least accountable'

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden speaks via video link at the Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal on November 4, 2019.

You Don’t Need Property Rights To Monetize Your Personal Data

You Don’t Need Property Rights To Monetize Your Personal Data

The American Action Forum’s Will Reinhardt is also skeptical that data property rights are the best policy mechanism for ensuring privacy, pointing that valuing personal data is particularly challenging, and even going so far as to claim that any privacy law will create unavoidable costs from compliance.

Employers spy on their workers more than you think — here’s how: report

Employers spy on their workers more than you think — here’s how: report

Aside from monitoring employees’ emails, some companies are keeping track of texts, chat messages, phone calls and ID badges, The Wall Street Journal reported.

New approach to state drone laws balances privacy and innovation

New approach to state drone laws balances privacy and innovation

The current ULC proposal appropriately balances the rights of property owners with the needs of drone operators to access airspace. The current version strikes a reasonable balance between the concerns of property owners and the rights of drone operators.

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service

(Reuters) - Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Amazon patents ‘surveillance as a service’ tech for its delivery drones

Amazon patents ‘surveillance as a service’ tech for its delivery drones

Amazon’s delivery drones are not yet dropping off packages, but the company is already envisioning how else that might be used — including by offering “surveillance as a service.” Amazon was recently granted a patent that outlines how its UAVs could keep an eye on customers’ property between deliveries while supposedly maintaining their privacy.

Protecting Yourself from Amazon Violating Your Air Rights and Privacy by Drone Trespassing

Protecting Yourself from Amazon Violating Your Air Rights and Privacy by Drone Trespassing

However, drone deliveries would also violate the air rights home owners and renters all over the US.

Protect Yourself: The Ugly Truth About Google

Protect Yourself: The Ugly Truth About Google

Anyone using these products is putting an enormous amount of trust in an entity that they truly do not know (or their deeper intentions) to hold a huge amount of personal information about them. I feel, however, that we should have control over how much information we are actually allowing these companies to collect on us.

Airbnb Has a Hidden-Camera Problem

Airbnb Has a Hidden-Camera Problem

He has retained counsel and informed Airbnb that he is considering filing a civil suit against it under Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. He says the company should have flagged his host sooner for the name discrepancy and the fact that he did not have his landlord’s permission to rent out the property, which is in violation of Airbnb’s terms of service.

Search The Thousands Of Disaster Buyouts FEMA Didn't Want You To See

Search The Thousands Of Disaster Buyouts FEMA Didn't Want You To See

Investigations How Federal Disaster Money Favors The Rich NPR analyzed records from a Federal Emergency Management Agency database of more than 40,000 property acquisitions, or "buyouts," funded by the agency from 1989 through 2017.

Digging Through Someones Past Using OSINT

Digging Through Someones Past Using OSINT

With the full name information and address data, I can start finding out their names and details Back to People Search From the property record, I now had a name Imogen X Y Z.

Feds Can't Force You To Unlock Your iPhone With Finger Or Face, Judge Rules

Feds Can't Force You To Unlock Your iPhone With Finger Or Face, Judge Rules

While the judge agreed that investigators had shown probable cause to search the property, they didn’t have the right to open all devices inside by forcing unlocks with biometric features.

San Bernardino County Sheriff's electronic surveillance use — already highest in state — continues to surge

San Bernardino County Sheriff's electronic surveillance use — already highest in state — continues to surge

More: In San Bernardino County, you're 20 times more likely to have your Facebook, iPhone secretly probed by police Of the 787 electronic property search warrants authorized, 29 were granted to use the cell site simulator, some of which Kowalski said will also be reported because the owners of the targeted devices might not have been identified for notification -- again a small fraction of 2018’s numbers.

Facial recognition tech could make cash toast at Beijing bakeries · TechNode

Facial recognition tech could make cash toast at Beijing bakeries · TechNode

“The system extracts the minimum amount of facial feature data necessary to verify the payment, and cannot be accessed by merchants,” the spokesperson said. This is not the first time Alibaba has teamed up retailers and restaurant to offer facial recognition payment services.

This is How Much is Your Data Worth in Crypto

This is How Much is Your Data Worth in Crypto

Whenever you sign up for one of these apps, buyers contact you directly for your personal information in exchange for crypto tokens. The Wibson app lets users link up biographical info from Facebook and in this case running routes on Strava.