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Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
Sources: Amazon-owned Ring gave its teams in Ukraine and the US unfiltered cloud access to unencrypted home security camera videos and live feeds   —  The “smart home” of the 21st century isn't just supposed to be a monument to convenience, we're told, but also to protection …
Jan 10, 2019, 1:08 PMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Sources: Google's plan for a censored search engine for China “effectively ended” after infighting, with a data analysis operation key to Dragonfly shuttering   —  Google has been forced to shut down a data analysis system it was using to develop a censored search engine for China …
Dec 17, 2018, 12:46 PMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Sources detail the measures Google took to keep Dragonfly under wraps, including shutting out some members of the security and privacy teams from key meetings   —  The secrecy surrounding the work was unheard of at Google.  It was not unusual for planned new products to be closely guarded ahead of launch.
Nov 29, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Ava Kofman / The Intercept:
AC Global Risk, a startup that touts Apple, Facebook, Palantir, and Google as clients, claims it can assess one's “risk level” via a 10 minute yes/no voice Q&A   —  Is it possible to tell whether someone is a criminal just from looking at their face or listening to the sound of their voice?
Nov 25, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Ava Kofman / The Intercept:
Google's plan for a smart city in Toronto is facing resistance from privacy activists, who are fighting against the commodification of their city's data   —  The world's most ambitious “smart city,” known as Quayside, in Toronto, has faced fierce public criticism since last fall …
Nov 14, 2018, 6:30 AMIn context
Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
After The Intercept's inquiry, Facebook deletes “white genocide conspiracy theory” as a pre-defined ad targeting category with an estimated 168K users   —  Apparently fueled by anti-Semitism and the bogus narrative that outside forces are scheming to exterminate the white race …
Nov 2, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Transcript of remarks on Dragonfly by Google search chief Ben Gomes to staff seem to contradict Google's claims about limited progress on Chinese search engine   —  “We have to be focused on what we want to enable,” said Ben Gomes, Google's search engine chief.  “And then when the opening happens, we are ready for it.”
Oct 9, 2018, 10:53 AMIn context
The Intercept:
Sources: Google made staff delete memo that said Dragonfly required logins to search, tracked location, and gave Chinese partner unilateral access to data   —  Google bosses have forced employees to delete a confidential memo circulating inside the company that revealed explosive details …
Sep 21, 2018, 1:52 PMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Sources: prototypes of Google's Dragonfly search engine for China link the search app on users' Android devices to their phone numbers   —  Google built a prototype of a censored search engine for China that links users' searches to their personal phone numbers, thus making it easier …
Sep 14, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
The Intercept:
Interviews and documents show IBM used NYPD surveillance footage in 2012 to develop object identification tech that could search by skin color and more   —  In the decade after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch.
Sep 6, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context

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