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PRIVACY VIOLATIONS ON PRIVACY VIOLATIONS

Beginning in 2016, according to one source, Ring provided its Ukraine-based research and development team virtually unfettered access to a folder on Amazon's S3 cloud storage service that contained every video created by every Ring camera around the world.
SOCIAL CREDIT, BUT FOR TERRORISM

The new DHS program will give foreign airports around the world free software that teaches itself who the bad guys are, continuing society's relentless swapping of human judgment for machine learning.
THIS WEBSITE IS TOO BIG

Earlier this week, The Intercept was able to select "white genocide conspiracy theory" as a pre-defined "detailed targeting" criterion on the social network to promote two articles to an interest group that Facebook pegged at 168,000 users large and defined as "people who have expressed an interest or like pages related to White genocide conspiracy theory."
2018'S CATCH 22

At a monthly check-in at the ICE office, Carlos would report names of other undocumented people. The agent told him to focus on "illegal aliens" with criminal histories and charges like drunken driving or domestic violence. He would need to produce one name per month for three months. If he refused, he would be sent back to Mexico.
WHAT. THE. HELL.

With access to images of thousands of unknowing New Yorkers offered up by NYPD officials, IBM was creating new search features that allow other police departments to search camera footage for images of people by hair color, facial hair and skin tone.
THIS IS HOW WARFARE ERASES INDIVIDUALS

The young newspaper reporter wanted to write a book about the war he was covering. But the editors who read his proposal turned it down, all of them. They said the book wouldn't sell because Americans were tired of reading about these violent foreigners and their centuries-old grudges.
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