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The Microsoft Police State: Mass Surveillance, Facial Recognition, and the Azure Cloud

The Microsoft Police State: Mass Surveillance, Facial Recognition,...

(Intercept) - Microsoft helps police surveil and patrol communities through its...

The Future of College Is Online, and It’s Cheaper

The Future of College Is Online, and It’s Cheaper

(NYT) - The coronavirus forced a shift to virtual classes, but their continuation...

DeVos directs $500,000 from coronavirus relief to private college

DeVos directs $500,000 from coronavirus relief to private...

(NYT) - Wealthy institutions that do not primarily serve low-income students do...

Around 11,000 cameras watch over Atlanta

Around 11,000 cameras watch over Atlanta

Residents, business owners value the sense of security as privacy experts raise...

Virus-notifying smartphone apps are gaining momentum around the world

Virus-notifying smartphone apps are gaining momentum around...

More than 2 million Australians downloaded an app to try to assist authorities with...

How the pandemic impacts this year's graduating classes

How the pandemic impacts this year's graduating classes

A Monster poll reveals anxiety levels are at an all-time high, as high school and...

Hacking against corporations surges as people work from home

Hacking against corporations surges as people work from...

Corporate security teams have a harder time protecting data when it is dispersed...

The Virus Revealed Our Essential Tech (and Weeded Out the Excess)

The Virus Revealed Our Essential Tech (and Weeded Out the...

A computer with a good internet connection, communication apps and entertainment...

ICE's New York Office Uses A Rigged Algorithm to Keep Arrestees in Detention

ICE's New York Office Uses A Rigged Algorithm to Keep Arrestees...

IN 2013, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement quietly began using a software...

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The Internet Avoided a Minor Disaster Last Week

The Internet Avoided a Minor Disaster Last Week

A tiny backend bug at Let’s Encrypt almost broke millions of websites. A five-day...

DirecTV's days are numbered

DirecTV's days are numbered

It may not be today or tomorrow, but it could be soon. DirecTV-owner AT&T this week...

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Conservative News Sites Track You Lots More Than Left-Leaning Ones

Conservative News Sites Track You Lots More Than Left-Leaning...

One analysis of news outlets found that the median popular right-wing site planted...