Surveillance

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How TikTok is turning a generation of video addicts into a data goldmine
The Chinese tech giant is taking surveillance capitalism to a new level. It’s almost enough to make you feel sorry for Zuckerberg

John Naughton

25, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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A planet in peril and our embrace of Big Brother: George Orwell would have been shocked | Rebecca Solnit
The writer did not foresee the wreckage of the entire global system, or our willing submission to monitoring, says Guardian US columnist Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

24, Jun, 2022 @11:27 AM

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Key Democrat warns of major security risk if US firm acquires NSO hacking code
Ron Wyden says White House right to raise concerns about possible deal for defence contractor L3Harris to acquire surveillance technology

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

16, Jun, 2022 @7:12 PM

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US defence contractor in talks to take over NSO Group’s hacking technology
Deal – which would require approval from US and Israel – would give L3Harris control over controversial Pegasus tool

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

14, Jun, 2022 @8:25 PM

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China offers citizens cash and ‘spiritual rewards’ for spying tipoffs
State security ministry trying to motivate the public, says state media, as it claims foreign threats have risen

Vincent Ni and agencies

08, Jun, 2022 @4:58 AM

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Spain’s spy chief sacked after Pegasus spyware revelations
Paz Esteban reportedly loses job after Catalan independence figures were said to have been targeted

Sam Jones in Madrid

10, May, 2022 @3:52 PM

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US immigration agency operates vast surveillance dragnet, study finds
When cities and states passed ‘sanctuary’ laws to block police from aiding deportations, Ice found new ways to access private intel

Ed Pilkington in New York

10, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Face up to it – this surveillance of kids in school is creepy | Stephanie Hare
Facial recognition technology doesn’t just allow children to make cashless payments – it can gauge their mood and behaviour in class

Stephanie Hare

08, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Over 200 Spanish mobile numbers ‘possible targets of Pegasus spyware’
Data leak reveals scale of potential surveillance by NSO Group client believed to be Morocco

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington and Sam Jones in Madrid

03, May, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Spanish prime minister’s phone ‘targeted with Pegasus spyware’
Minister for presidency says ‘illicit’ targeting will be investigated by Spain’s highest criminal court

Sam Jones in Madrid

02, May, 2022 @10:28 AM

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Honey, let’s track the kids: the rise of parental surveillance
Phone apps now allow parents to follow every move their children make. But does keeping them safe come at a price? By Tim Lewis

Tim Lewis

01, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Bossware is coming for almost every worker’: the software you might not realize is watching you
Computer monitoring software is helping companies spy on their employees to measure their productivity – often without their consent

Zoë Corbyn

27, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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