Surveillance

‘The Entire System Is Designed to Suppress Us.’ What the Chinese Surveillance State Means for the Rest of the World

A surveillance camera overlooks Tiananmen Square in Beijing Thomas Peter—ReutersBY CHARLIE CAMPBELL  NOVEMBER 21, 2019 source: Time https://time.com/5735411/china-surveillance-privacy-issues/ Every morning, Mrs. Chen dons her bright purple tai chi pajamas and joins the dozen or so other members of Hongmen Martial Arts Group for practice outside Chongqing’s Jiangnan Stadium. But a few months ago, she was in such a […]

Surveillance

Germany wants access to citizens’ data. That’s sparked fears of a sinister past

Berlin (CNN)A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track surveillance targets.These are just some of the ingenious devices used by the […]