Rise of facial recognition queried by US agency

Posted in Software on 2nd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Facial recognition systems are increasingly being used in public areas, such as shopping centers.

Mass snooping fake mobile towers 'uncovered in UK'

Posted in Online on 10th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Fake mobile towers that scoop up data from passing phones are routinely being used in London, an investigation by Sky News suggests.

Smart devices: Is privacy loss inevitable?

Posted in Business on 10th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist.

US privacy confidence at new low

Posted in Online on 12th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The vast majority, 91% of Americans believe that consumers have lost control over how personal information is collected and used by companies, according to a survey.

Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims

Posted in Online on 20th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

"Bulk access technology is indiscriminately corrosive of online privacy"