Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Trades Union Congress concerned over tech being used to control and micromanage Jowan Österlund from Biohax holds a microchip implant the size of a grain of rice between his thumb and forefinger. Photograph: AP Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body Läs mer…

Will you be getting a smart home spy for Christmas?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Smart homes Will you be getting a smart home spy for Christmas? Facebook, Google and Amazon are eager to get their new devices under your tree. But will they give away your privacy? If you’ve so far withstood the temptation to install Läs mer…

Facial image matching system risks 'chilling effect' on freedoms, rights groups say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Privacy System dubbed ‘the capability’ processes Australians’ information whether they are crime suspects or not The technology collects and pools facial imagery from sources including driver’s licences and passports. Photograph: Dan Peled/AAP Civil rights groups have warned a vast, powerful system allowing the near Läs mer…

Tim Berners-Lee launches campaign to save the web from abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tim Berners-Lee A ‘Magna Carta for the web’ will protect people’s rights online from threats such as fake news, prejudice and hate, says founder of the internet Berners-Lee says urgent action is needed to protect users’ privacy so they can be online ‘freely, safely Läs mer…

‘This Is Surveillance.’ Apple CEO Tim Cook Slams Tech Rivals Over Data Collection

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (Bloomberg)—Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook lashed into Silicon Valley competitors that collect user data, equating their services to “surveillance,” provoking defenses by Facebook Inc. and Google of their advertising-based business models. The comments, given at an EU privacy conference in Brussels on Läs mer…