Privacy

Documentaries  |  ,   |  September 8, 2020

The Social Dilemma

Documentary-drama hybrid directed by Jeff Orlowski and produced by Netflix. Explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations. Runtime 94 . . .

News  |  ,   |  February 12, 2020

Why Clearview AI is a threat to us all

News article by Andrew Tarantola. Published by Engadget. Excerpt: The surveillance system offers police unprecedented surveillance power. When London’s Metropolitan Police Department announced its decision to adopt the controversial and intrusive ClearView . . .

Documentaries  |    |  December 10, 2019

What facial recognition steals from us

Documentary produced by Vox – Open Sourced – Recode. Runtime 10 minutes. There’s a massive bait-and-switch at the center of facial recognition technology. Human faces evolved to be highly distinctive; . . .

Documentaries  |  ,   |  July 24, 2019

The Great Hack

Documentary feature film created by Netflix. Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. . . .

Documentaries  |    |  May 13, 2019

Is Big Brother Watching You?

Documentary produced by BBC Click. Runtime 25 minutes. Police deployment of facial recognition is happening across the globe. But the tech is fraught with issues such as civil liberties. Click . . .

Projects  |    |  April 15, 2019

The Privacy Project

Project by the New York Times with a collection of news articles and videos from a themed reporting series. Companies and governments are gaining new powers to follow people across . . .