A Border Patrol database of traveler photos and license plate images was "compromised by a malicious cyber-attack."
"You hereby grant Ring and its licensees an unlimited, irrevocable, fully paid and royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide rights to exploit Shared Content for any purpose," reads the Amazon-owned doorbell camera company’s terms of service.
A New York School District Will Test Facial Recognition System On Students Even Though The State Asked It To Wait
The western New York school district says it is "confident" in its data collection policies.
UPDATE: The New York State Education Department has instructed Lockport to delay its use of facial recognition technology.
There are 1.56 billion daily active users on Facebook, and the platform disabled 2.19 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019. Plus, more disturbing stats from the company's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report.
Ocasio-Cortez expressed concerns after a House Oversight Committee hearing on facial recognition Wednesday.
"This yet again underscores the urgent need for Amazon to get out of the surveillance business. They simply do not know what they are doing," said civil liberties attorney Matt Cagle.
A Multimillion-Dollar Startup Hid A Sexual Harassment Incident By Its CEO — Then A Community of Outsiders Dragged It Into the Light
“Sexual misconduct happens everywhere. But DataCamp was dealing with a community with abnormally high standards and support for each other.”
Eyal Gutentag, CMO of ZipRecruiter, has left the company following a BuzzFeed News story containing new details of alleged sexual misconduct.
Silicon Valley says it’s committed to improving diversity, but high-profile male executives accused of sexual misconduct are getting second chances. Some advocates are wondering why.
Morehouse College Will Admit Transgender Male Students In 2020 — But The Policy Excludes Trans Women
"Morehouse is missing a crucial opportunity to become more inclusive by purposefully excluding trans female students," Tatiana Rafael, a current student who is a trans woman, told BuzzFeed News.
Facebook said the pages and accounts were “linked to a network organized by Nic Gabunada,” social media director for President Duterte’s 2016 campaign.
"When we’re made aware of serious allegations of this nature we take action, which may include terminating channels upon conclusion of an investigation," YouTube said in a statement.
"American travelers [should] fully understand exactly who has access to their facial recognition data, how long their data will be held, how their information will be safeguarded, and how they can opt out of the program altogether.”
“This is opening the door to an extraordinarily more intrusive and granular level of government control.”
Democrats Hope Their "Save The Internet" Bill Will Restore Net Neutrality Laws, But It Faces An Uphill Battle
The bill would restore Obama-era protections that prohibited internet providers from charging "fast lane" premiums for services like Netflix and Facebook.
“This is a perfect issue for our committee to look into,” California Rep. Jimmy Gomez told BuzzFeed News.
The Rekognition technology could one day scan your face, identify who you are, use visual cues to figure out the kind of work you do, and potentially track you as you move around.
Mir Islam and Troy Woody Jr., changed their story yet again about the circumstances surrounding the death of Tomi Masters.
Tomi Masters was a 23-year-old from Indiana who moved to California with dreams of making it big in the cannabis business. Then she met a hacker who introduced her to a dark new world of digital manipulation, suspicion, paranoia, and fear — one that swallowed her alive and left her floating in a river in the Philippines.