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Unblinking Eyes Track Employees

Workplace Surveillance Sees Good and Bad A digital Big Brother is coming to work, for

Tim Berners-Lee says ‘surveillance threatens web’

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned that the democratic nature of the net is

Seeking Online Refuge From Spying Eyes

It’s a troubling image, one that some fear might not be limited to works of

How The Dream Of Spying More On The Public With Cameras Will Likely Decrease Public Safety

Marcus Ranum wrote “Information security’s response to bitter failure, in any area of endeavour, is to

Several top websites use device fingerprinting to secretly track users

  A new study by KU Leuven–iMinds researchers has uncovered that 145 of the Internet’s

How Surveillance Changes Behavior: A Restaurant Workers Case Study

Surveillance is certainly much in the news lately. Most notably, of course, there is the

2 E-Mail Services Close and Destroy Data Rather Than Reveal Files

The two companies essentially committed suicide. The shutdown of two small e-mail providers on Thursday

A Cheap Spying Tool With a High Creepy Factor

Brendan O’Connor is a security researcher. How easy would it be, he recently wondered, to

Attention, Shoppers: Store Is Tracking Your Cell

But when Nordstrom posted a sign telling customers it was tracking them, shoppers were unnerved.

Will “Persistent Surveillance” Turn U.S. into a Panopticon?

Disturbing revelations about the breadth of spying by the U.S. government on its citizens and allies continue to emerge.

With Drones Circling, How Should Lawmakers Respond?

Drones come in a variety of shapes, sizes and capabilities that could greatly improve surveillance for law

Social Networks or Anti-Social Surveillance Networks?

We typically focus on the positive aspects of online social networks – but what about

The Future Of Surveillance Will Turn Society Into A Massive Online Game

  No matter what the future may contain, one thing is certain: just about everything

The dangers of surveillance – it’s bad, but why?

Surveillance is everywhere, from street corner cameras to the subject of books and movies. “We