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William Barr testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be attorney general of the United States on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2019.

AG William Barr went to bat for Trump in a wild interview where he baselessly claimed the FBI acted in ‘bad faith’ during the Russia probe...

Attorney General William Barr's comments directly contradicted the DOJ watchdog's report that there was no political bias in the FBI's Russia probe.
Five cameras, one journalist.

I documented every surveillance camera on my way to work in New York City, and it revealed a dystopian reality

By 2022, there could be 45 billion cameras operating globally. I decided to see how many were watching me on my typical daily commute in New York.

Ring’s Ukraine office threw a party where white employees wore Native American headdresses and face paint

Employees at Ring's Ukraine office threw a party with racially insensitive costumes, according to Vice News.
An image from Google Maps shows a street in Cave Junction, Oregon.

An Oregon town couldn’t afford to hire cops for the night shift, so it proposed installing security cameras manned by volunteers who can identif...

The idea has sparked condemnation from civil-rights advocates who have raised concerns about racial profiling.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

An anonymous Microsoft engineer appears to have written a chilling account of how Big Oil might use tech to track its workers’ every move

The account, if true, describes a dystopian working environment in which project managers want to track everyday workers with artificial intelligence.

An accused bank robber claims the police broke the law when they used Google location data to track him down. Privacy advocates agree.

ACLU staff attorney Nathan Wessler worried these blanket geographic searches by police lack accountability and could violate the Fourth Amendment.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Senators are demanding answers from Amazon about its Ring camera network, saying it could threaten national security

Five Senators have sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking for answers about its network of Ring security cameras.
Ring is a home security company that sells smart video doorbells and security cameras.

Amazon says police can keep videos from Ring doorbells forever and share them with anyone

Police officers who access video footage from Amazon's Ring doorbell cameras can keep those videos forever and share them with anyone.

Is your Airbnb host spying on you with a hidden camera? Use this simple trick to find out.

A cybersecurity expert has identified a simple trick anyone can use to find out whether their Airbnb host might be monitoring them from afar.

Warehouses are making workers wear biometric harnesses that track their movements on the job

Some employers are making warehouse workers wear biometric harnesses that track their every movement while on the job..