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Apple shared customer data with US government in a record-high 90% of cases, even as Trump administration complains it’s not doing enough

Apple is largely responsive to government requests for customer data, undercutting the Trump administration's efforts to paint it as uncooperative.

These clothes use outlandish designs to trick facial recognition software into thinking you’re not human

Privacy-focused designers, academics, and activists have designed wearable accessories and clothes meant to thwart facial recognition tech.

AOC is sounding the alarm about the rise of facial recognition: ‘This is some real-life “Black Mirror” stuff’

When facial recognition is implemented, the software makes it easy for corporations or governments to identify people and track their movements.

Do you own a Ring home security camera? Business Insider wants to hear from you.

Business Insider is seeking input from Ring customers to get a better picture of what it's like to live with Ring.
US Attorney General William Barr.

The Justice Department is demanding that Apple make it easier to unlock suspects’ iPhones, but experts say it can do that without Apple’s ...

Apple has long resisted federal pressure to engineer a "backdoor" that would let investigators easily unlock iPhones.

The NSA found a ‘severe’ security flaw with Microsoft Windows 10, and it’s urging all users to do a software update immediately

It's exceedingly rare for government agencies to share their discovery of vulnerabilities with a private company, an expert says.

Grindr is sending users’ personal information and location to dozens of ad companies, essentially disclosing their sexual orientation

Grindr is the world's biggest gay dating app. By identifying users to ad companies, it essentially shares their sexual orientation to third parties.
Tim Cook at the European Union's privacy conference in Brussels.

Apple is offering the FBI ‘no substantive assistance’ in unlocking two iPhones related to a shooting case, says Attorney General Barr

Attorney General William Barr said Apple won't help the FBI unlock two iPhones used in a deadly shooting at a Navy base in Florida last month.
A screenshot from Special Services Group's sales brochure.

A secretive spyware company is selling cameras and listening devices disguised as tombstones and car seats to police and federal agencies like the FBI...

The company has sold its products to dozens of US agencies, including the FBI, DEA, Secret Service, and ICE, and has threatened to sue journalists who report on its existence.

A police department collected 65,000 face scans — but the system hasn’t been connected to a single arrest

The program has now been shuttered because of a new California law banning the use of facial recognition by government agencies.