Slashdot Items Tagged "bigbrother"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @12:20PM The UK Is About to Legalize Mass Surveillance [Update]
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:38PM AT&T Is Spying on Americans For Profit, New Documents Reveal
Monday October 10, 2016 @12:37AM New York To Test Facial Recognition Cameras At 'Crossing Points'
Saturday October 08, 2016 @11:20AM Facebook Wins 'Big Brother' Award in Belgium After Being Declared Worst Privacy Villain
Monday September 12, 2016 @02:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Friday August 05, 2016 @12:21PM This Company Has Built a Profile On Every American Adult
Sunday July 03, 2016 @09:48AM American Cities Are Installing DHS-Funded Audio Surveillance
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:09PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @04:54PM Why We Should Fear A Cashless World
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @01:12PM DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones
Monday February 22, 2016 @07:57PM It's Time To Kill the $100 Bill, Says Larry Summers
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:34AM Tech Companies Face Criminal Charges If They Notify Users of UK Government Spying
Thursday November 05, 2015 @11:50AM Controversial New UK Internet Powers Bill Makes No Mention of VPNs
Monday September 07, 2015 @05:48AM Windows Telemetry Rolls Out
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:18AM AT&T Helped the NSA Spy On Internet Traffic
Monday June 22, 2015 @10:31AM NIST Workshop Explores Automated Tattoo Identification
Saturday June 20, 2015 @10:52AM School Lunch Program Scans Student Thumbprints For 'Tracking Purposes'
Monday June 15, 2015 @02:46AM Police Scanning Every Face At UK Download Festival
Sunday May 31, 2015 @04:24AM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Sunday May 17, 2015 @09:45AM GCHQ Officials Given Immunity From Hacking Charges
Thursday May 14, 2015 @12:32PM Douglas Williams Pleads Guilty To Training Customers To Beat Polygraph
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @12:26PM Uber To Turn Into a Big Data Company By Selling Location Data
Monday March 09, 2015 @04:20PM Scotland Yard Chief: Put CCTV In Every Home To Help Solve Crimes
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:17PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Monday February 09, 2015 @10:57AM Samsung SmartTV Customers Warned Personal Conversations May Be Recorded
Sunday February 01, 2015 @09:37PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Monday January 12, 2015 @06:39AM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:19AM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @09:14AM Republicans Block Latest Attempt At Curbing NSA Power
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:37PM Cameron Says People Radicalized By Free Speech; UK ISPs Agree To Censor Button
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:12PM European Parliament Considers Sharing Passenger Information By Default
Monday September 29, 2014 @07:41AM Piracy Police Chief Calls For State Interference To Stop Internet "Anarchy"
Monday September 01, 2014 @01:27PM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:05AM Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
Friday June 20, 2014 @07:05PM Chicago Adding Sensors For Public Monitoring
Saturday May 31, 2014 @09:14PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:18AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn To Secrecy
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:05AM Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:10AM Identity Dominance: the US Military's Biometric War In Afghanistan
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @07:27AM Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied On a Whole City
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Friday April 11, 2014 @10:00AM Canada Introduces Privacy Reforms That Encourage Warrantless Disclosure of Info
Monday March 24, 2014 @05:16AM L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation
Saturday February 01, 2014 @05:24PM David Cameron Says Fictional Crime Proves Why Snooper's Charter Is Necessary
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @10:46PM Ukrainian Protesters Receive Mass Text Message Ordering Them To Disperse
Sunday January 26, 2014 @06:29PM Is the West Building Its Own Iron Curtain?
Monday January 20, 2014 @11:49AM Senator Dianne Feinstein: NSA Metadata Program Here To Stay
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:20AM NSA Surveillance Has No Boundaries, Expert Says
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:19AM UK introduces warrantless detention ..
Sunday December 29, 2013 @10:16AM Have a Privacy-Invasion Wishlist? Peruse NSA's Top Secret Catalog
Thursday December 26, 2013 @03:54PM Houston Expands Downtown Surveillance, Unsure If It Helps
Thursday December 19, 2013 @08:21AM Police Pull Over More Drivers For DNA Tests
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @08:56AM Venezuela: Cheap Television Sets For All!
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:20PM Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users
Monday October 28, 2013 @05:10PM Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth Wins Austria's Big Brother Award
Saturday October 26, 2013 @10:59AM UK Telcos Went Above and Beyond To Cooperate With GCHQ
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @08:28AM TSA Airport Screenings Now Start Before You Arrive At the Airport
Thursday October 17, 2013 @05:47AM Oakland Is Building a Big Data Center For Police Surveillance
Monday October 14, 2013 @09:43AM Facebook Buys Israeli Mobile Analytics Startup Onavo
Monday October 07, 2013 @08:34AM All Your Child's Data Are Belong to inBloom
Thursday August 29, 2013 @11:08AM France To Open Preliminary Investigation About PRISM Program
Thursday August 29, 2013 @11:07AM Tor Usage More Than Doubles In August
Friday August 23, 2013 @11:35AM Report: Britain Has a Secret Middle East Web Surveillance Base
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @03:15PM BOSS - Public Realtime Face Recognition Is Making Gains in Surveillance
Saturday August 17, 2013 @11:58AM Owner: 'I Could Be Arrested' For Resisting Surveillance Order
Saturday August 17, 2013 @11:56AM Commercial Drone Industry Heating Up
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @06:12PM Moscow Subway To Use Special Devices To Read Data On Passengers' Phones
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @07:14PM ACLU Study says Police Cameras create Database of our movements
Friday July 05, 2013 @09:07AM EU Parliament Supports Suspending US Data Sharing
Saturday June 22, 2013 @08:35AM Data Miners Liken Obama Voters To Caesars Gamblers
Sunday June 16, 2013 @12:49PM AT&T Rolls Out iPhone Wireless Emergency Alerts
Sunday June 16, 2013 @07:10AM Facebook and Microsoft Disclose Government Requests For User Data
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @09:02AM UK ISPs Secretly Start Blocking Torrent Site Proxies
Thursday May 23, 2013 @02:11PM Terrorist Murder In London Could Revive Snooper's Charter
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @09:36AM Privacy Groups Attack UK ISPs 'Collusion' With Government Snooping
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @07:49AM Teachers Know If You've Been E-Reading
Friday April 05, 2013 @06:22PM The ATF Wants To Know Who Your Friends Are
Monday March 04, 2013 @08:41PM $100 Million Student Database Worries Parents
Friday December 28, 2012 @06:22PM Michigan Makes It Illegal To Ask For Employees' Facebook Logins
Sunday December 23, 2012 @05:07AM Israeli Bill Would Allow Secret Blacklists For Websites
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @05:31PM Zero Day Hole In Samsung Smart TVs Could Have TV Watching You
Friday December 07, 2012 @10:43PM Some UK Councils Barred From Using Gov't Vehicle Database
Thursday December 06, 2012 @04:09PM Facebook Says EU 'Right To Be Forgotten' Would Harm Privacy
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @07:33PM Cops To Congress: We Need Logs of Americans' Text Messages
Thursday November 22, 2012 @12:44PM Facebook To Eliminate Voting On Privacy Changes
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @12:48PM Student Refusing RFID Badge Now Fights Expulsion Order
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @08:46AM Senate Bill Rewrite Lets Feds Read Your E-mail Without Warrants
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @05:28PM The Data Crunchers Who Helped Win The Election
Monday November 05, 2012 @02:47PM Will Microsoft Dis-Kinect Freeloading TV Viewers?
Saturday October 20, 2012 @10:34AM The Long Reach of US Extradition
Friday October 19, 2012 @04:24PM The Long Reach Of US Extradition
Saturday October 06, 2012 @10:27AM Hiring Smokers Banned In South Florida City
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @07:35PM Starting Next Year, Brazil Wants To Track All Cars Electronically
Friday September 28, 2012 @05:42AM ASIC Seeks Power To Read Your Emails
Monday September 24, 2012 @02:57AM Could UK Law Force Freetnet Developer to Distribute "Corrupted Builds"?
Sunday September 23, 2012 @05:36AM Australian Smart Meter Data Shared Far and Wide
Saturday September 22, 2012 @07:27PM W3C Group Proposed To Safeguard User Agent State Privacy
Saturday September 22, 2012 @05:13AM Facebook Wants You To Snitch On Friends Not Using Their Real Name
Monday September 17, 2012 @06:17PM A Glimpse At Piracy In the UK and Beyond
Sunday September 16, 2012 @10:28AM Ask Slashdot: When Does Time Tracking at Work Go Too Far?
Friday September 07, 2012 @05:34PM FBI Launches $1 Billion Nationwide Face Recognition System
Monday September 03, 2012 @10:32PM Australian Attorney General pushes ahead with Gov't Web Snooping
Monday August 27, 2012 @08:41PM UK License Plate Cameras Have "Gaps In Coverage"
Monday August 27, 2012 @08:33AM UK license-plate cameras have "gaps in coverage"
Thursday August 16, 2012 @03:11AM The Rapid Rise of License Plate Readers
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @07:05AM Leaked Emails Allegedly Tell of Global "Trapwire" Spy Network
Monday August 13, 2012 @04:40PM Australian Gov't Drops Plan To Snoop On Internet Use — For Now
Saturday August 11, 2012 @12:23AM Australian Government drops Internet plan to spy on public... for now
Friday August 10, 2012 @08:42PM In Brazil, All Vehicles Must Have Radio IDs By 2014
Friday August 10, 2012 @07:24PM Minneapolis Police Catalog License Plates and Location Data
Tuesday July 31, 2012 @12:23PM Teenager Arrested In England For Criticizing Olympic Athlete On Twitter
Friday July 27, 2012 @12:50PM Google Didn't Delete All Street View Wi-Fi Data
Thursday July 19, 2012 @10:03AM Al Franken Calls for Tight Rules on Facial Recognition Software
Friday July 13, 2012 @01:50PM ISP 'Six Strikes' Plan Delayed
Thursday July 12, 2012 @06:34AM 2 Year Data Retention For Australian ISPs
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:39AM Executive Order Grants US Gov't New Powers Over Communication Systems
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @10:33AM EU Parliament Adopts Resolution on eCall
Sunday June 17, 2012 @02:17PM Proposed UK Communications Law Could Be Used To Spy On Physical Mail
Saturday June 16, 2012 @10:33PM At Canadian Airports, Your Conversation May Be Remotely Recorded
Friday June 15, 2012 @01:31PM Online Activities To Be Recorded By UK ISPs
Friday June 08, 2012 @10:40PM Subject To a "Stop and Frisk"? There's an App For That
Friday June 08, 2012 @06:07PM Subject to a "stop and frisk"? There's an app for that.
Saturday June 02, 2012 @05:43PM Whose Cameras Are Watching New York Roads?
Thursday May 31, 2012 @10:07PM Soda Ban May Hit the Big Apple
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @03:41PM White House Announces Initiative to Fight Botnets
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @10:19AM Audio Surveillance, Intended to Detect Gunshots, Can Pick Up Much More
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @08:57AM FCC Boss Backs Metering the Internet
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @08:35AM Sci-fi Writer Elizabeth Moon Believes Everyone Should Be Chipped
Tuesday May 22, 2012 @03:46AM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Monitor Traffic?
Monday May 07, 2012 @09:37PM Government Asks When It Can Shut Down Wireless Communications
Friday May 04, 2012 @05:19PM FBI: We Need Wiretap-Ready Web Sites — Now
Thursday April 26, 2012 @11:15PM House Passes CISPA
Wednesday April 25, 2012 @10:42PM TSA Defends Pat Down of 4 Year Old Girl
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @10:40AM North Carolina Threatens To Shut Down Nutrition Blogger
Saturday April 21, 2012 @11:24AM Whistleblower: NSA Has All of Your Email
Friday April 20, 2012 @02:56AM Expect Mandatory 'Big Brother' Black Boxes In All New Cars From 2015
Wednesday April 18, 2012 @08:42PM British MPs Propose Censoring Internet By Default
Monday April 09, 2012 @10:23AM Innocent Or Not, the NSA Is Watching You
Saturday April 07, 2012 @03:55AM Wikileaks Publishes Info On International Mass-Surveillance Industry
Thursday April 05, 2012 @07:40AM Competition To Identify Sexual Predators In Chat Logs
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @11:31AM UK Proposing Real-Time Monitoring of All Communications
Monday April 02, 2012 @05:35PM Congress Pushing Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Monday April 02, 2012 @09:52AM Teacher's Aide Fired For Refusing To Hand Over Facebook Password
Sunday March 25, 2012 @05:09AM Brazilian Schoolchildren Tagged By Computer Chips
Sunday March 25, 2012 @01:04AM Japanese CCTV Camera Can Scan 36 Million Faces/Second
Thursday March 22, 2012 @11:08AM New Samsung TV Watches You Watching It
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @11:59AM Sweden Moving Towards Cashless Economy
Saturday March 17, 2012 @12:53AM New York State Passes DNA Requirement For Almost All Convicted Criminals
Thursday March 15, 2012 @04:57PM UK Plan Would Use CCTV To Stop Uninsured Drivers From Refueling
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @10:28PM CCTV to Stop Refueling for Uninsured Cars
Friday March 02, 2012 @03:32PM Startup Wants To Peek Through Your Home's Wired Cameras
Monday February 27, 2012 @06:59PM France's Bold Drunk-Driving Legislation - Every Car To Carry a Breathalyzer
Monday February 20, 2012 @05:25PM Hunters Shoot Down Drone of Animal Rights Group
Monday February 20, 2012 @12:49PM UK Government To Demand Data On Every Call, Email, and Tweet
Sunday February 19, 2012 @02:41PM Australian Police Spying On Web, Phone Usage With No Warrants
Tuesday February 14, 2012 @12:09PM "Cyberwar" As a Carrot For Those Selling the Stick
Tuesday February 14, 2012 @10:59AM Cyberwar Is the New Yellowcake, Fueling a Cybersecurity-Industrial Complex
Monday February 13, 2012 @12:01PM Australian Govt Holding Secretive Anti-Piracy Talks
Monday February 13, 2012 @11:58AM Canadian Govt To Introduce Massive Internet Surveillance Law
Saturday February 11, 2012 @08:52PM San Francisco Enlists Bus Cameras For Traffic Law Enforcement
Friday February 10, 2012 @03:14PM $115 ticket issued by a BUS camera?
Friday February 10, 2012 @01:17AM FAA Bill Authorizes Surveillance Drones Over US
Thursday February 09, 2012 @04:04PM Online Privacy Worth Less Than Marshmallow Fluff Six Pack
Friday February 03, 2012 @05:37AM Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist
Saturday January 14, 2012 @11:10AM DHS Monitors Social Media For "Political Dissent"
Tuesday January 10, 2012 @08:04AM London Installing Largest Free Wifi Network
Monday January 02, 2012 @07:38AM In New Zealand, a System To Watch for Disabled Parking Violators
Thursday December 29, 2011 @10:47PM TSA Got Everything It Wanted For Christmas
Wednesday December 28, 2011 @07:36PM IBM Granted Your-Paychecks-Are-What-You-Eat Patent
Friday December 16, 2011 @01:56AM Why the NTSB Is Wrong About Cellphones
Tuesday December 13, 2011 @05:42PM NTSB Recommends Cell Phone Ban For Drivers
Monday December 12, 2011 @05:48PM Predator Drone Helps Nab Cattle Rustlers
Saturday November 26, 2011 @02:15PM Palantir, the War On Terror's Secret Weapon
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @11:35AM Obama Admin. helped coordinate Occupy X crackdowns
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @01:39PM Oxford City Council Mandates CCTV Cameras In Taxies by 2015
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @01:06PM Two New Fed GPS Trackers Found on SUV
Friday November 04, 2011 @10:21AM Iranian Police Seizing Dissidents Get Aid Of Weste
Tuesday November 01, 2011 @06:36AM Multi-Target Photo-Radar System To Make Speeding Riskier
Monday October 31, 2011 @01:47PM UK Police Buy Covert Cellphone Surveillance System
Sunday October 23, 2011 @11:44AM UK Government Pushing For 'Trusted Computing'
Friday October 21, 2011 @08:41AM How To Stop the Next WikiLeaks
Friday October 21, 2011 @05:33AM EU Debates Installing a Black Box On Your Computer
Friday October 14, 2011 @01:10AM How to catch a thief?
Thursday October 13, 2011 @02:31PM US Intelligence Mining Your Social Network Data
Tuesday October 11, 2011 @02:23AM Florida School District Begins Fingerprinting Students
Saturday October 08, 2011 @02:25PM FBI Plans Nationwide Face-Recognition Trials In 2012
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @12:15PM Big Brother Calls 'Shotgun' In Illinois
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @10:25AM Big Brother Calls "Shotgun"
Monday October 03, 2011 @08:22PM Secure Browsing through Amazon?
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @11:29AM Spotify Defends Facebook Sign-Up Requirement
Wednesday September 21, 2011 @01:13PM Yahoo Blocked Emails About Wall Street Protests
Monday September 19, 2011 @11:27AM Atlanta succumbing to Big Brother
Wednesday September 14, 2011 @11:56AM Medical Billing Codes For Injury Via Turtle Among Thousands Created by New Law
Sunday September 11, 2011 @04:57AM Global Mall Operator Starts Reading License Plates
Sunday September 04, 2011 @08:28AM NYC Mayor Wants Traffic Camera On Every Corner
Wednesday August 31, 2011 @01:20PM Pakistan Bans Encryption
Wednesday August 24, 2011 @10:10AM NYC Mayor Wants Traffic Camera on Every Corner
Friday August 19, 2011 @04:42PM A TV That Knows and Shares What You're Watching
Tuesday August 16, 2011 @01:19PM China Praises UK Internet Censorship Plan
Saturday August 13, 2011 @04:49PM Dutch Government To Tax Drivers Based On Car Use