BEIJING, CHINA (REUTERS) – If you cross the street in urban China these days, chances are you’re being watched. The country has built the world’s largest video surveillance network with tens of millions of cameras, and they are now increasingly capable of automatically identifying people’s basic information thanks to technological advances and big data. Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – The world’s first smart police station, which will provide around-the-clock services to the public without police officers on site, opened in Dubai recently. Continue reading
Surveillance video captures two men carrying out a brazen daylight robbery at a luxury watch store in an upscale Manhattan neighborhood.
Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears in New York City via video link from Moscow to promote a new global treaty against mass surveillance.
Files reveal that Nobel-prize winning author Doris Lessing was placed under surveillance by the British intelligence services for more than 20 years.
David Anderson, Britain’s independent reviewer of anti-terrorism laws, says the framework overseeing the interception of emails, phone calls and online activity by police and spies needs a major overhaul.
CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM / DHAKA, BANGLADESH / ANIMATION (REUTERS / SIMPRINTS) – A pocket-sized fingerprint scanner could improve healthcare access for those in the developing world.
So say the British students behind Simprints, which syncs the medical records of patients to health worker’s phones via an app.
One person is dead and another seriously wounded after they tried to crash a car into the gate of the headquarters of the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland, according to news reports.
The latest documents released by former U.S. security whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal New Zealand spies on China and Japan and is shared with the United States and others.
The American Civil Liberties Union files a lawsuit on behalf of Wikimedia Foundation and other organizations against the National Security Agency challenging the government’s mass surveillance program.