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- Police facial recognition surveillance court case starts
Campaigners say police use of the technology is like taking DNA or fingerprints without consent.
BBC News. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- 8-year-old girl back home after Texas kidnapping
Surveillance video from a home near Fort Worth shows the kidnapping of 8-year-old Salem Sabatka. She was out for a walk with her mother when she was taken by someone in a passing car. ...
CBS News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Neighbor Whose Camera Caught Kidnapping Reacts to Return
Fort Worth police say a short, home surveillance clip showing the moment Salem Sabatka's kidnapper drove off with her was instrumental in helping them identify the car.
NBC. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Police searching for suspects who beat, robbed person sleeping on Red Line train
Chicago police released surveillance photos of six men who allegedly beat and robbed a sleeping person last month on a Red Line train at the Harrison station.
ABC News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Trump: Campaign Spying 'Treason' Deserves Long Jail Terms
President Donald Trump threatened long jail terms over what he's called politically motivated "spying" on his 2016 campaign, despite testimony from his own FBI director that he wasn't aware of any improper surveillance.
Newsmax. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Former METRO police officer sentenced in assault on man at train station
Surveillance video showed the officer hitting a man with a baton while he was sleeping at the Burnett METRO station.
Yahoo. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- No Wonder the Post Hid Obama's Red Mentor
The roots of illegal surveillance and FISA abuse go back a long, long way.
American Thinker. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- US government looking to develop AI that can track people across surveillance network
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has put out a call for more information on developing an algorithm that can be trained to identify targets by visually analyzing security camera footage.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- FBI lawyer James Baker defends bureau's handling of surveillance on Trump adviser Carter Page
Former FBI top lawyer James Baker said Wednesday he still has confidence in the secret warrant the bureau obtained in 2016 to conduct surveillance on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Mr. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Horrifying moment handbag thief violently drags a mother and daughter down a flight of stairs
Pablo Cabrera, 26, was caught on surveillance video targeting the woman and her young daughter at an outdoor office block in San Jose, California on May 6.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Dodgers may face tough decision regarding Julio Urias
Only Julio Urias and his girlfriend really know what happened Monday night in a Beverly Center parking lot. And maybe a surveillance video. ...
Los Angeles Times. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups
WhatsApp said on Tuesday that a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company, and it may have targeted human rights groups.
Reuters. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition technology tools
Concerned that some new surveillance technologies may be too intrusive, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition tools by its police and other municipal departments. ...
Los Angeles Times. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- ASUS WebStorage abused to spy on users at the router level
Vulnerable software is potentially facilitating surveillance and data theft.
ZDNet. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- WhatsApp: How to stay safe on social media
Hackers were able to "remotely install surveillance software" on some accounts.
BBC News. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
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