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Google exec says Nest owners should probably warn their guests that their conversations are being recorded

Google exec chief Rick Osterloh agreed that owners of Google's smart devices should warn houseguests that their conversations might be recorded.
Amaryllis Fox.

Why a former CIA spy stops at every yellow light

Training to be a CIA spy is incredibly intense, and even when you leave the service, some things stick with you for life.

ICE is reportedly using fake Facebook accounts to track undocumented immigrants and lure them into sting operations

ICE agents reportedly used fake Facebook accounts to track undocumented immigrants and lure them into sting operations.

Amazon may soon be able to track your phone’s location even if you don’t use any of its products or services

Even if you don’t use Amazon’s wireless networks in your own home, the mesh network could enable Amazon to get geolocation data from your devices.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

The new iPhone software update is already catching apps like Facebook being shady

Users who download iOS 13 on iPhone are getting notifications that apps like Facebook and YouTube are attempting to harvest data using Bluetooth.
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York in September 2018.

Even in the cynical world of covert intelligence, Israel’s apparent surveillance of the White House is considered a breathtaking violation

Israel is accused of plating spy devices in Washington, D.C., and even former intelligence workers that already see Israel as reckless are shocked.
A police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

7 ways that 9/11 created a dystopian security landscape that Americans are still living in

Almost two decades later, that counterterrorism structure set up after 9/11 still remains firmly in place in American life.
A passenger's face is scanned at the boarding gate of his American Airlines at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport in Texas.

American Airlines has launched facial recognition at the boarding gate, part of a trend sweeping US airports

American is using facial recognition at Texas' at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport, joining a growing number of airlines and airports.

Use this map to see if your local police department has access to Amazon Ring’s unofficial surveillance network of video doorbells

Amazon's Ring has partnerships with hundreds of local police departments, giving them access to locations of Ring doorbells in nearby neighborhoods.

Singapore is the 11th most-surveilled city in the world – but it doesn’t even come close to China: Report

There are an estimated 15.25 cameras per 1,000 people in Singapore - a far cry from Chongqing's 168.03 cameras per 1,000 people.