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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
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
14 organizations including Amnesty International, EFF, and Committee to Protect Journalists tell Google to cancel its censored Chinese search engine project   —  Leading human rights groups are calling on Google to cancel its plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China …
Aug 28, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Docs show how Google's building its censored search engine for China, codenamed Dragonfly, using subsidiary 265.com to compile a list of sites China's blocking   —  Google analyzed search terms entered into a Beijing-based website to help develop blacklists for a censored search engine …
Aug 8, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Sources: Google plans to debut a censored version of its search engine in China that will blacklist sites, filter results; CEO Pichai has spearheaded the effort   —  Google is planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in China that will blacklist websites and search terms about human rights …
Aug 1, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Ava Kofman / The Intercept:
Interpol rolls out new international voice ID database, four years in the making, with 192 law enforcement agencies participating in audio clip sharing   —  Last week, Interpol held a final project review of its speaker identification system, a four-year, 10 million euro project that has recently come to completion.
Jun 25, 2018, 3:22 PMIn context
The Intercept:
Documents and sources detail how the NSA taps into the data between AT&T, its partners, and customers, making the telco essential to US surveillance efforts   —  The secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers …
Jun 25, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
Leaked doc describes new Facebook tool that predicts when users may leave a brand for a competitor, enabling advertisers to target and try to keep them   —  Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted in March, Facebook has been attempting to make a moral stand for your privacy …
Apr 13, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context

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