Visitors to the country's Xinjiang region are impacted
Authorities were permitted to force Cohen to unlock his phone using face and his fingerprint
NSA quietly stops controversial mass phone surveillance program after public outcry and widespread technical issues
The program is set to expire in December and Congress likely won't renew it
Google refuses to remove controversial 'woman tracking' app in Saudi Arabia, Apple has yet to respond
The Absher app allows male 'guardians' to control women's travel
Limping won't fool it
The app will allow the public shaming of "deadbeat debtors"
Letter from employees 'demand' it stop selling Rekognition to law enforcement
Uses at least two unknown man-in-the-middle techniques, four types of malware, and a number of zero-day exploits
The system also monitors teachers
At one point it had a 92 percent false positive rate
There's no hiding from this AI
Zello has been a thorn in the Russian authorities' side for some time
Authorities will be alerted if certain individuals leave a 300-meter "safe area"
The extension passed with a vote of 256 to 164
Forget Nanny Cam; this is Creepy Cam
Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act introduced to require a warrant for the mobile tracking of Americans
Recommendations include becoming more candid on Stingray use
Thankfully, the feature can be turned off
The "most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy"
User's location data, text messages and call logs at risk