The unnerving ubiquity of security cameras in public places and the fact that an increasing number of them are connected to facial recognition systems has spurred Chicago-based artist Leo Selvaggio to think of a way to foil these systems.
In the wake of all the revelations about mass Internet surveillance efforts by the US NSA, a lot of users but also many businesses and government agencies around the world have turned to using the Tor anonymity network to keep their sensitive information away from the intelligence agencies' hands and that of anyone else who'd like to steal it.
Toshiba launched the MD03ACA-V series, high-capacity hard disk drives for surveillance applications.
Glenn Greenwald's new book titled No Place to Hide is out today.
A group of over 30 Internet companies and civil liberties, environmental and political organizations have announced a global call to action aimed at making mass Internet surveillance more difficult for the NSA and other spy agencies and governments.