Posted July 3, 2012 Police in LA are embracing “predictive policing” to identify crime hot spots based on past crimes and patterns. The technology seems to be working, but what does it mean for our civil liberties? Read.
Posted June 28, 2012 Most of us likely wouldn’t want Apple to store a copy of our DNA or our fingerprints, but that’s pretty much what it’s doing with another one of our biometric identifiers: namely, our voices. Read it.
Posted June 25, 2012 If you’ve found a security issue with PayPal, you could receive a monetary reward for informing the firm responsibly. Read.
June 22, 2012 Apple has filed a patent for making clones of your online identity that will serve up misinformation to data collectors, thus polluting the data stream that feeds electronic profiling. Read.
Posted June 18, 2012 It’s not looking good for those Megaupload users who want their files returned, unless they want to pay, or sue, to get it back. Read it here.