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Jailed for a Text: China’s Censors Are Spying on Mobile Chat Groups - WSJ
Interesting detail: they installed city CCTV outside his front door as overt surveillance
censorship  authoritarianism  china  surveillance 
21 hours ago by yorksranter
Europol-Chef Rob Wainwright über Firmen-Hacks und Onlinekriminalität - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Der Chef von Europol, Rob Wainwright, über die Bedeutung der Kryptowährung Bitcoin für die Onlinekriminalität - und warum die Zahl der gemeldeten Hackerangriffe auf Unternehmen demnächst dramatisch steigen wird.
interview  hacking  security  surveillance 
yesterday by SimonHurtz
Don’t give kids holiday gifts that can spy on them
During the holiday season, my husband and I tend to offer suggestions to those who are generous enough to insist on buying presents for our kids. Things like “Don’t spend more than $50” and “No guns.” Or, for those with whom we can be comfortably blunt, “Just cash, please.” The idea is to make gift-giving less stressful and expensive and to make it less likely that the gift givers will waste money on things our kids don’t need — or that we simply would rather they didn’t have. This year we’re adding a new rule to our list: No toys that can spy. The idea: to keep seemingly innocuous internet-connected devices that may compromise our privacy and security out of our home and especially out of our children’s hands.
by:AshleyBoyd  from:TheNewYorkTimes  surveillance  InternetOfThings  parenting  privacy 
2 days ago by owenblacker
Privatized immigrant detention threatens rights on the U.S.-Mexico border - Archpaper.com
It is highly likely that the new federal detention capacity will be met in partnership with private prison companies. Currently, 65 percent of detainees in the U.S. migrant detention system stay in private facilities run by companies (commonly for-profit) that contract with the federal government. Both commercial contractors and government vendors contributed to the search for detention spaces outlined in the April memo.

The same criticisms that apply to the private prison industry, and which led the Department of Justice (DOJ) to mandate an end to its use in August of 2016, apply to the burgeoning private detention industry. A 2009 report from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) noted that a majority of migrant detention facilities were initially built for use as prisons, and that these structures impose more restrictions than necessary for the detainees. The shared typological features between prisons and detention centers flatten the important differences between criminal sentencing and migrant detention. Where the two intermingle, the distinction between legal and extralegal, private and federal, detention and incarceration is dangerously elusive....

The architecture of the OCPC clouds important distinctions between immigrant detainee and convicted prisoner to preemptively deny justice and erode the humanity of migrants.

When we visited the OCPC in June 2016, MTC employees emphasized that the center’s architecture is designed to maximize processing efficiency and prevent escape, not unlike a prison. In their language, spaces of intake manage “bodies”—not people. Walls that once ended in drop ceilings have been extended to seal completely to the roof, after speculation that a detainee could access the ceiling cavity....

The boundary between incarceration and detention on-site is fluid. The prison next door is used as a failsafe overflow center during overcrowding and operational malfunctions. When beds fill at OCPC, or the kitchen power fails, detainees are sent for up to 72 hours to the federal prison....

Other flattening abstractions permeate the space. Detainees wear color-coded uniforms, which provide a glimpse into their histories with the detention complex. Blue suits are for first-time non-violent immigration law offenders, mostly those picked up after walking across the U.S.-Mexico land border. Repeat offenders wear orange; those with violent or extensive criminal histories wear red. ...

Sites like Otero continue to contort themselves under changing directives, becoming autonomous islands, one-stop-shops for migrant processing and deportation. A DOJ directive began temporarily relocating federal judges to borderland detention facilities in March in an effort to speed deportation, further exacerbating questions of whether due process is respected in such off-grid locales with limited oversight. ... The wholesale restructuring of the space of migrant justice is just beginning. The construction of pop-up “port courts” is now proposed at ports of entry.
migration  code_space  surveillance  data_space  detention  incarceration  logistics 
2 days ago by shannon_mattern
The WIRED Guide to Digital Security | WIRED
In this guide, we’ve included a few ways to improve your online security posture based on different levels of risk. They’re not all-encompassing but they’ll help get you in the mindset of the types of steps you should be taking based on your particular situation.
security  surveillance 
2 days ago by tiredoldfellow

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