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Facebook Disables Political Ad Monitoring Tools Used By Transparency Watchdogs

Facebook has disabled the ability of third party political transparency advocates to monitor political advertisements placed on the social network – a move described by one of the affected organizations as an “appalling look.”  UK-based WhoTargetsMe and US-based ProPublica have been using voluntarily installed browser plugins to collect data on advertisements targeting users. The Read more…

Copy-Paste Error Reveals Assange Already Facing US Indictment

Copy-Paste Error Reveals Assange Already Facing US Indictment

Copy-Paste Error Reveals Assange Already Facing US Indictment Update:The ACLU has published a statement declaring the US’s decision to prosecute Assange to be “unprecedented and unconstitutional”. .@ACLU: Prosecuting Assange for @wikileaks publishing operations unprecedented and unconstitutional. …. sets dangerous precedent for U.S. journalists, who routinely violate foreign secrecy laws to Read more…

Google's “Smart City of Surveillance” Faces New Resistance in Toronto

Google’s “Smart City of Surveillance” Faces New Resistance in Toronto

Google’s “Smart City of Surveillance” Faces New Resistance in Toronto THE WORLD’S MOST ambitious “smart city,” known as Quayside, in Toronto, has faced fierce public criticism since last fall, when the plans to build a neighborhood “from the internet up” were first revealed. Quaysiderepresents a joint effort by the Canadian government agency Waterfront Toronto and Read more…

Dubai's police force is testing hoverbikes

Dubai Police Force is Training to Ride Actual Flying Hoverbikes

Dubai Police Force is Training to Ride Actual Flying Hoverbikes While American police struggle to equip officers with body cameras, Dubai’s police continue to drift further into the future and make the world’s authorities red with envy The Dubai Police have begun training crews to ride Hoversurf’s S3 2019 Hoverbike, an electric vertical take-off Read more…