«Operation Tamarisk was a Cold War-era operation run by the military intelligence services of the U.S., U.K., and France through their military liaison missions in East Germany, that gathered discarded paper, letters, and garbage from Soviet trash bins and military maneuvers, including used toilet paper.»
Mix together a bit of freely accessible facial recognition software and a free live stream of the public space, and what do you get? A powerful stalker tool.
Information flow reveals prediction limits in online social activity Bagrow et al., arVix 2017 If I know your friends, then I know a lot about you! Suppose you don’t personally use a given app/serv…
We published ABC reporter Will Ockenden's metadata in full and asked you to analyse it. Here's what you got right - and wrong.
Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance
It's time to shed light on the technical methods and business practices behind third-party tracking. For journalists, policy makers, and concerned consumers, this paper will demystify the fundamentals of third-party tracking, explain the scope of the problem, and suggest ways for users and legislation to fight back against the status quo.