This👇what @hypervisible@twitter.com says. Bentham's Panopticon adapted for the networked age
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It’s an at@hypervisible@twitter.comalize the constant recording people and their ingestion into Amazon’s system—making it a platform for all moments, beyond its function as the “new neighborhood watch.”
twitter.com/hypervisible/statu

TBH this still demonstrates changing behaviour because you are under surveillance 😑 the very idea of the Panopticon covers this as it was designed to manage behaviour of prisoners, workers, quarantine etc.
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RT @hypervisible
Critics: The Neighbors app that accompanies Ring is full of racism and endangers marginalized folks.

Ring: How about if we make it an option to *only* see the “nice” stuff? ¯…
twitter.com/hypervisible/statu

where your medical data is sold on to big pharma. America can't wait to get it's greedy mitts on your medical notes. Medical data can be collated with public information. theguardian.com/technology/202

where the surveillance of children in a school tries to look as nonthreatening as possible. I'd prefer that we don't normalise the idea of being constantly watched.
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RT @1Br0wn@twitter.activitypub.actor
'The company said it had developed a “softer brand” of cameras that “look less imposing and more clinical, and more like they naturally belong on a teacher or a nurse”, said Ben Read of Reveal.'
twitter.com/1Br0wn/status/1225

"of course it's a citizen's duty to allow us to mine your healthcare data! You can trust us honest! Your data will be safe!" 😒 Say no to the data collection folks.
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RT @EinsteinsAttic
Wake up folks! Your medical data isn't the new , after all - it's the new... ?

euractiv.com/section/diabetes-
twitter.com/EinsteinsAttic/sta

immigration authorities using cellphone location data. thread details just how awful it is. This will hit vulnerable minorites first, but anyone who feels OK about this forgets once the precident has been set it doesn't take much for it to be used against you
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RT @hypervisible
“... the use appears to be on firm legal footing because the government buys access to it from a commercial ve…
twitter.com/hypervisible/statu

Thread A girls only network, oh look it's pink! It uses biometrics to ID you. But don't worry, it's just "giggle" all girls here teehee! 🙄😒🤦‍♀️
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RT @Iwillleavenow
What the ever-so-many fucks. twitter.com/degendering/status
twitter.com/Iwillleavenow/stat

When your government forces your ISP to record all your Internet browsing right down to the full URL. 😒 Despite assurances it was only the "metadata". You are being watched.
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RT @KathyReid
Cops are getting full URLs under Australia's retention scheme
^ Just like we warned they would, but what would techies know, right?!
zd.net/2OyMPpW via @ZDNet & @stilgherrian
twitter.com/KathyReid/status/1

where your local council allows data brokers to profile you if you are vulnerable and seeking support for addiction etc.
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RT @PrimatePrivacy@twitter.activitypub.actor
So this is pretty disgusting / worrying / unsurprising

brave.com/ukcouncilsreport/
twitter.com/PrimatePrivacy/sta

I can, the Scottish government allows 120 agencies to access all sorts of personal data of school children. Local gov doesn't get why you shouldn't share data without further scrutiny. It's hitting the vulnerable first with no way for the people affected to protest.
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RT @WolfieChristl
@brave This company also sells the capability to target 875,000 people who used 'a range of services that help lo…
twitter.com/WolfieChristl/stat

The video team has the video uploaded now, it may take sometime to mirror, here is the video.fosdem.org/2020/UA2.220/ and here is the webm format video.fosdem.org/2020/UA2.220/. Thanks again to the Decentralized Internet and Privacy Dev Room for accepting my talks and to the herald and video team. You can also access the video from the @fosdem schedule
RFC 1984 fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event

The video from my talk will be up soon. Many thanks to the video team at FOSDEM. I've linked to my other presentations on the subject if you want to know more about the dangers of the fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event

where surveillance tech is sold to landlords to help them evict tenants 😔 Expanding the
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RT @alfredwkng
Remember that surveillance company I wrote about, where it was marketing to landlords that its technology could be used to evict tenants? cnet.com/news/install-smart-ho

Its founder was convicted of bank frau…
twitter.com/alfredwkng/status/

Just wait for the apps that combine it with Ring. 😱 If there's money to be made someone will build it.
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RT @alfredwkng
There's a lot of surveillance that the average person could do with ALPRs, like logging and tracking every car that's passed a street during the day.

But the company's CEO doesn't think that will happen because... it takes effort cnet.com/news/this-company-cou
twitter.com/alfredwkng/status/

encouraging you your nosey neighbours to track you by buying access to surveillance technology for numberplates. 🙄
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RT @alfredwkng
New: A company wants to offer automatic license plate readers -- technology used by ICE to track immigrants and by police to profile religious groups -- to your neighbors for $5 a month cnet.com/news/this-company-cou
twitter.com/alfredwkng/status/

with added surveillance planes and rebates on cameras. Baltimore is aiming to be the . Everyone should be concerned. 😱
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RT @hypervisible
Widespread city subsidized camera network, in tandem with surveillance planes flying over the city. 😱 baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs
twitter.com/hypervisible/statu

a really good article by @hypervisible@twitter.com on how bias in AI and facial recognition doesn't depersonalise the racism. It confirms mistaken judgement and infact reinforces the racist biases. It increases the friction.
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RT @hypervisible
@onepict BTW, don’t know if you’ve@hypervisible@twitter.comttps://reallifemag.com/friction-free-racism/
twitter.com/hypervisible/statu

@fosdem to present my talk this Sunday. Looking forward to
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RT @onepict
I'm very@fosdem@twitter.comd that the Decentralized Internet and Privacy Dev Room has accepted my talk Or why you should start worrying about encryption backdoors and mass data collection at See you in February fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event
twitter.com/onepict/status/120

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