A German startup has broken crowdfunding records as it managed to get pledges for 1.5 million Euros (around $2 million) in less than a few hours.
The NSA has been collecting photos of people's faces at the tune of 55,000 images every day, and has been feeding the images into its facial recognition programs, James Risen and Laura Poitras revealed on Saturday.
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.