long form pieces that look at the tech industry’s legal understructure and ask the big questions
Police Technology Meet the Star Witness: Your Smart Speaker Creepy ‘Geofence Warrant’ Finds Anyone Near Crime Scene As Cities Curb Surveillance, Baltimore Police Took to the Air Kentucky Is Turning to Drones to Fix Its Unsolved-Murder Crisis The Always-On Police Camera
Vulnerable Populations and Technology The Pandemic Creates New Challenges for Crisis Counselors Illinois Scraps Child Abuse Prediction Software for Not ‘Predicting Much’ How An Attempt At Correcting Bias Goes Wrong YouTube Videos Are a Goldmine for Health Researchers Apps Are Putting a Parole Agent in Your Pocket
The Surveillance Economy Why Politicians Want Your Smart TV Data The Endless, Invisible Persuasion Tactics of The Internet The New Payday Lender Looks A Lot Like the Old Payday Lender Alexa Wants to Know How You’re Feeling Today Parkland is Embracing Student Surveillance
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