How To Defeat Facial Recognition Software

Andrew Orr Informative Internet Guides

You probably don’t know it (or maybe you do) but your face is likely in a massive police database. News bre that law enforcement has over 117 million faces stored. Here’s what you can do to get around this. Further Reading Are You Infected with Malware? Here’s How To Find Out British Companies Sell StingRays To Oppressive Governments Faces Everywhere The Center for Privacy & Technology at the Georgetown University law school released a huge report today. It gives details on a facial recognition database that law enforcement such as …

Netzpolitik and Free Press Under Fire Worldwide

Michael From our Perspective

Last year was a tough one for free press. It seems the ever growing surveillance capabilities of nations is aimed at squeezing the life out of press freedom. The ability to see over anyone’s shoulder stifles free speech in general. Surveillance measures are getting increasingly better at identifying the sources of information. Being able to do this not only allows the government to seek out whistle blowers after information has been released; but the fear of the insurmountable capabilities- especially those of the NSA and GCHQ- is a whistleblower deterrent …

What is Internet Privacy? Part 2: Free Speech

Michael From our Perspective

In this series I am diving into the core of what internet privacy is and why it’s important to everybody. Too often I hear people assume that those worried about internet privacy and anonymity are only concerned with such because they are being shady. But the notion of internet privacy goes far deeper than that. In the first part I dissected the value of internet privacy as it pertains to your sensitive personal information. Data brers, as they are called, have created a sprawling multi-billion dollar industry collecting, packaging, and …