Why the U.S. Needs Federal Data Privacy Legislation

The rules of the game need to change before it’s too late.

Source: Why the U.S. Needs Federal Data Privacy Legislation

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GRU Officer Wires Western Union, Puts GRU’s HQ Address as “Sender”

Best training ever … thank you Western Union employees for diligently checking IDs. Would NSA pick it up as “From”?It not about collection.

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Facial recognition startup Kairos acquires Emotion Reader

Kairos, the face recognition technology used for brand marketing, has announced the acquisition of EmotionReader. EmotionReader is a Limerick, Ireland-based startup that uses algorithms to analyze facial expressions around video content.

Source: Facial recognition startup Kairos acquires Emotion Reader

After Strava, Polar is Revealing the Homes of Soldiers and Spies – bellingcat

Polar, a fitness app, is revealing the homes and lives of people exercising in secretive locations, such as intelligence agencies, military bases and airfields, nuclear weapons storage sites, and embassies around the world, a joint investigation of Bellingcat and Dutch journalism platform De Correspondent reveals.

Source: After Strava, Polar is Revealing the Homes of Soldiers and Spies – bellingcat

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight

Samba TV, which has deals to put its software on sets made by about a dozen TV brands, uses viewing data to make personalized show recommendations. But that’s not the big draw for advertisers.

Source: How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight