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Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism

Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism

Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism BERLIN — Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has placed the far-right Alternative for Germany under observation as a potential threat to the country’s democracy, officials said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a battle between the state and a party that is the …

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Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System

Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System

Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System URUMQI, China — At the end of a desolate road rimmed by prisons, deep within a complex bristling with cameras, American technology is powering one of the most invasive parts of China’s surveillance state. The computers inside the complex, known as the …

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We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance

We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance

We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance Wave hello to our On Tech editor, Hanna Ingber, who picked a few faves. Some of the hammer poems were submitted by professional writers. Thank you for all of them. — Sadjectives The Cold Cheeseburger of …

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Chinese Surveillance, Bolton Book, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

Chinese Surveillance, Bolton Book, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

Chinese Surveillance, Bolton Book, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing Chinese Surveillance, Bolton Book, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering China’s plan to build high-tech surveillance with DNA, a tough spot for Modi and Xi and stories of memorable meals out. China’s police have been collecting the samples …

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The Real Dangers of Surveillance

The Real Dangers of Surveillance

The Real Dangers of Surveillance The Real Dangers of Surveillance This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. How citizens and authorities respond to one another during large-scale protests — including how they use technology as a tool in the battle — can say a lot about trust in the …

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Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing ‘Obamagate’ conspiracy theory

Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing 'Obamagate' conspiracy theory

Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing ‘Obamagate’ conspiracy theory Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing ‘Obamagate’ conspiracy theory Donald Trump has vowed to “quickly VETO” a bill to reauthorise previously lapsed US national security surveillance measures that he says Obama administration intelligence officials abused to spy on his 2016 campaign. “Our Country has just suffered through …

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As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets

As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets

In South Korea, government agencies are harnessing surveillance-camera footage, smartphone location data and credit card purchase records to help trace the recent movements of coronavirus patients and establish virus transmission chains. In Lombardy, Italy, the authorities are analyzing location data transmitted by citizens’ mobile phones to determine how many people are obeying a government lockdown order and the typical distances …

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