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Remote workers are outfoxing employer surveillance tech
Employee anti-surveillance tech and tricks are hot, hot, hot.
• August 17, 2020
Surveillance tech will be big for reopenings. Can it keep privacy concerns in check?
Thermal cameras might help economies reopen without un-flattening the curve.
• April 29, 2020
Last semester, colleges got an A+ in student surveillance
Colleges and universities across the country use sophisticated surveillance systems to track their students’ locations.
• December 27, 2019
As Ring’s surveillance partnerships come into focus, civil rights groups speak up
As Ring expands partnerships with local law enforcement, the fine print issues are becoming clearer.
• October 10, 2019
Spotify turns our emotions into data, and then profits off of them
Spotify uses emotional surveillance tactics to sell data, and brands are cashing in.
• June 12, 2019
Made in China: The surveillance giant thinks every country should use its technology
Now that China has established itself as a surveillance powerhouse, it has started selling its technology at a more affordable price to countries that otherwise couldn’t afford it.
• April 25, 2019
Meet the Minnesota family that turned a soda machine company into a surveillance empire
Todd Westby never meant to build a global surveillance empire — he was just sick and tired of his soda machines breaking down on...
• October 5, 2018
Demand for surveillance tech drives facial-recognition company’s value to $4.5B
SenseTime, a Chinese facial-recognition technology company, just pulled a piping-hot $600m of funding out of the oven — making the company nearly twice as valuable as the 2nd-hottest AI startup, Shanghai-based Yitu. The Chinese State Council’s 3-step strategic plan for AI-domination by 2030 has positioned SenseTime for lucrative government contracts and investment from Chinese heavyweights […]
• April 10, 2018
Big Employer is watching you: the rising trend of employee surveillance
Employers are increasingly using a number of tools to monitor and surveil their employees’ work habits.
• November 8, 2017
Everyone is baking — and entrepreneurs are rising up to meet the demand
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