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Five billion people being tracked by Patternz surveillance tool

Five billion people being tracked by Patternz surveillance tool

The commercial surveillance tool Patternz is collecting data from billions of users without permission. This is according to the report "Europe's hidden security crisis" by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL). The report shows that in Europe, companies and governments are using Real-Tim... Read more

date4 months ago
German states balk at letting police use Palantir technology

German states balk at letting police use Palantir technology

Bad memories of state overreach plus recent court rulings make some states rethink using the software. Some state governments in Germany are rethinking how their police forces use software made by Palantir, according to a report in the Financial Times. The concern stems from privacy concerns and... Read more

date1 year ago
France plans mass surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics

France plans mass surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics

France aims to expand its surveillance capabilities for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics by implementing real-time camera systems to detect suspicious behaviour, such as unsupervised luggage and potentially dangerous crowd movements. A law proposing temporary government powers will be voted on by ... Read more

date1 year ago
Synology to release its own ip cameras, the 500 Series

Synology to release its own ip cameras, the 500 Series

Synology will launch its own ip cameras in early 2023. The Synology 500 Series should be an attractive solution for home and business use by using AI to detect events. The announcement of the new products took place at the 2023 AND BEYOND event, where the NAS vendor unveiled its plans for the co... Read more

date2 years ago
Axis expands Object Analytics with smart surveillance options

Axis expands Object Analytics with smart surveillance options

A new feature in Axis' video analytics software allows users to configure an action when individuals or objects are in camera view for longer than a specified period of time. The update opens up a variety of use cases, such as informing security guards of loiterers. The feature, dubbed 'time in... Read more

date2 years ago
US is expected to reveal a revamped Privacy Shield next week

US is expected to reveal a revamped Privacy Shield next week

Three sources familiar with the matter told POLITICO that the White House is set to issue its long-anticipated executive order on transatlantic data flows next week. The new Privacy Shield is intended to address European complaints about US surveillance methods, and it may be signed and announc... Read more

date2 years ago
Port of Rotterdam combats drug trafficking with cybersecurity

Port of Rotterdam combats drug trafficking with cybersecurity

The city of Rotterdam is investing in a network of smart cameras and drones to combat drug trafficking at its port. In addition, the management software of ship cargoes will be updated to ensure that data is exclusively accessible to authorized users. The city shared the news in an annual repor... Read more

date2 years ago
EU introduces tighter regulation for surveillance technology

EU introduces tighter regulation for surveillance technology

The European Union has introduced new regulations for companies developing surveillance technologies. From now on, such companies will need a license to do so. Before such a license is issued, companies will first need to investigate how their technology might be used to violate human rights, Si... Read more

date4 years ago