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This site is carried out within the framework of the project e-traces. It presents a whole of articles collected on various sites of information concerning the movement generalized towards a security firm and, more particularly, Web 2.0 in this context. Structured around key words, information, regularly brought up to date, is accessible by associations. It presents an extract of the article with a bond towards the original page.

Shoshana Zuboff : ‘Surveillance capitalism is an assault on human autonomy’
2109-10-04 11:12:00
What began as advertising is now a threat to freedom and democracy argues the author and scholar. Time to wake up - and fight for a different digital future It's a beautiful day on Hampstead (...)
Big Data has allowed ICE to dramatically expand its deportation efforts.
2020-09-25 15:15:45
A New Mexico man gets a call from federal child welfare officials. His teenage brother has arrived alone at the border after traveling 2,000 miles to escape a violent uncle in Guatemala. The (...)
The Ring Always Home Cam Flies Around Inside Your House
2020-09-25 15:09:13
Look at this freaking drone. Tech product launches in the year 2020 involve a kind of perspective whiplash that makes it more difficult than usual to decide whether or not you really need the (...)
How facial recognition is spreading in Italy : the case of Como
2020-09-25 14:47:44
The municipality of Como, Italy, purchased a facial recognition system, which was bought, installed, and tested for months with little transparency and despite the lack of a clear legal (...)
Did FBI Downplay the Far-Right Politics of Stephen Paddock ?
2020-09-25 14:30:27
After Paddock killed 58 people in 2017, the FBI said he had no political motives. The evidence demands a second look. Three years after the worst mass shooting in recent American history, the (...)
Cellule de renseignement Demeter : quand la gendarmerie se met au service de l’agro-industrie
2020-09-25 14:17:49
Voilà bientôt un an qu'une cellule de renseignement a été mise en place par le ministère de l'Intérieur, dédiée aux « atteintes au monde agricole », en partenariat avec la FNSEA, le syndicat majoritaire. (...)
Surveillance Company Explains How to Keep Facebook From Detecting Fake Accounts in Leaked Manual
2020-09-25 10:42:00
A leaked manual from Blackdot Solutions, a British company that offers social media monitoring services, included a step-by-step guide on how to create fake profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn. A (...)
Exposing Your Face Isn’t a More Hygienic Way to Pay
2020-09-25 10:34:21
A company called PopID has created an identity-management system that uses face recognition. Their first use case is as a system for in-store, point of sale payments using face recognition as (...)
Philippine police draw flak for plan to monitor social media on quarantine
2020-09-25 10:30:43
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police drew criticism from netizens and activists on Sunday for a plan to monitor social media to enforce quarantine rules, with critics accusing the authorities of (...)
‘Aggression Detection’ Is Coming to Facial Recognition Cameras Around the World
2020-09-25 10:26:13
Russian firm NTech Lab plans to roll emotional detection features worldwide as soon as 2021 NTech Lab, makers of Russia's expansive real-time facial recognition surveillance system, is set to (...)
L’UFC-Que choisir porte plainte contre Nintendo pour obsolescence programmée
2020-09-25 09:37:45
Elle reproche à l'entreprise japonaise de « vendre des manettes qui ont vocation à tomber en panne avant la fin de la première année d'utilisation ». Après un premier coup de semonce en novembre 2019, (...)
Volunteer sleuths track down Hawaii’s quarantine scofflaws
2020-09-25 09:29:58
Former longtime television reporter Angela Keen knows how to track people down. During the coronavirus pandemic, she's putting her skills to use finding tourists who defy Hawaii's mandatory (...)
Google’s Top Search Result ? Surprise ! It’s Google
2020-09-24 19:24:10
The search engine dedicated almost half of the first page of results in our test to its own products, which dominated the coveted top of the page In Google's early years, users would type in a (...)
An earthquake shook Tanzania. A new law prohibits citizens from speaking about it online.
2020-09-24 19:20:37
New online content regulations prohibit certain topics without government approval When a major earthquake of 6.0 on the Richter scale shook coastal East Africa at around 8:15 on August 12, (...)
5G : « Le choix technologique est fait avant le choix de société »
2020-09-24 17:49:52
Qu'on soit pour ou contre la 5G, ou même que l'on ne sache pas quoi en penser, personne ne semble se satisfaire de la qualité du débat public sur ce sujet. D'un côté, des maires de plusieurs grandes (...)
A Chinese city withdraws ’civility code’ following online criticism
2020-09-24 14:20:16
Despite censorship, criticism of the plan flooded Chinese social media Building upon the successful implementation of its “health code” system in restricting citizens' movement during COVID-19 (...)