- A coalition of 51 organizations is urging the European Commission to put a halt to the use of facial recognition for mass surveillance purposes, ZDNet reports. In a letter to European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, the coalition wrote about its desires to see provisions on protecting citizens' rights related to biometric deployments added to upcoming EU laws.
- In an op-ed for Vice, Rutgers University-Newark Assistant Professor Sarah Lageson, Loyola University Chicago Assistant Professor Elizabeth Webster and University of California-Irvine Doctoral Student Juan Sandoval wrote about their research regarding mass surveillance by law enforcement on innocent people.
- In an op-ed for the Guardian, Surveillance Technology Oversight Project's Albert Fox Cahn and Justin Sherman explained how smart homes risk privacy with their potential sharing of personal information with law enforcement.
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