In this article we will look at the major questions the facial recognition technology raises: how safe it is, why it is used, how it works, whether it is legal, and whether its advantages outweigh the threats it poses.
The European Commission’s draft for a brand new regulation on artificial intelligence contains some good initiatives, but it still falls short of protecting citizens’ fundamental rights. Here's what still needs to change.
Today, CCTV cameras can identify and track you based on the unique characteristics of your face, body or movements, known as biometrics. Here's how to trick surveillance to protect your privacy.
Social media has become an inherent part of our lives. But it’s important to realise that social media can be addictive, and to know what we have to do to change that. But why is social media so toxic?
Facial recognition surveillance poses a threat on free societies - it invades our privacy, strengthens racial bias, enables pervasive policing & mass surveillance.
Activists and citizens can now push the European Commission to protect them against facial recognition technologies.
Did you know that when you take a flight your personal data land on the desk of a local government agency?
Under a European Directive, EU governments collect sensitive data of air passengers. Liberties member the Society for Civil Rights is taking legal action against this mass surveillance, which has now reached the Court of Justice of the European Union.
We make sure companies and governments use technologies to improve our lives, rather than to monitor and manipulate us.
Civil rights and liberties extend beyond borders: Germany’s highest Constitutional Court declares that the Federal Intelligence Service’s practice of worldwide mass surveillance is unconstitutional.