The Commission’s proposal to fight online child sexual abuse is well intentioned, but badly executed. It would threaten encryption and harm our fundamental rights, including children's. Even without authoritarianism on the rise, this would be dangerous.
Algorithmic decision-making (ADM) is swiftly changing our societies. But does it hold up its promise of objectivity, or in the end do more harm than good?
COVID-19 tracing apps in Europe did not become mass surveillance tools. Nevertheless, governments gave too much power to Big Tech and too little agency to citizens.
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?
Biometric mass surveillance means authorities, companies, unknown third parties know who you are, where you go, what you do, even how you feel. You can now have a say to ban this.
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.