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Tech's 2020: How Software Is Being Used to Spy on You

While we embrace technology to help make life easier and more productive, some of these tools are being used by employers and government agencies to spy on us. Here are some of the biggest privacy and surveillance headlines of 2020.

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    Internet Freedom Has Taken a Hit During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Internet Freedom Has Taken a Hit During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    From surveillance to arrests, governments are using the novel coronavirus as cover for a crackdown on digital liberty. Almost 40 million people around …

    Portland, Maine has voted to ban facial recognition

    Portland, Maine has voted to ban facial recognition

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    The Verge - Russell Brandom

    Portland, Maine has passed a ballot initiative banning the use of facial recognition by police and city agencies. The Bangor Daily News is reporting that voters have passed a ballot initiative bolstering a ban on facial recognition by city agencies. The initiative follows a city council vote in …

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