UK rules against the use of general warrants to hack into citizen’s devices

UK rules against the use of general warrants to hack into citizen’s devices

The United Kingdom (UK) High Court has ruled that the country’s security and intelligence agencies can no longer use “general warrants” as legal writ for property interference, aka hacking.

40 Major Music Festivals Have Pledged Not to Use Facial Recognition Technology

40 Major Music Festivals Have Pledged Not to Use Facial Recognition Technology

In perhaps the biggest victory, Ticketmaster took a step back from a surveillance technology company that it invested in last year with plans to develop a facial scan for concertgoers faces instead of having them wait in lines to enter a venue.

Judge: New Orleans must release crime camera locations

Judge: New Orleans must release crime camera locations

The ACLU of Louisiana and Southern Poverty Law Center went to court in February, after the city turned down a public defender's public records request for a map of all publicly visible real-time surveillance cameras.

Google Wins Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Technology

Google Wins Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Technology

On Saturday, a U.S. District Judge in Chicago dismissed a lawsuit filled against the internet giant which alleged that Google violated users’ right to privacy by using facial recognition technology without their consent.