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Dystopia Prime: Amazon subjects its drivers to biometric surveillance

Amazon, the company that brought you Ring doorbell cameras and Rekognition face surveillance, has a tenuous understanding of both privacy and consent.

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Facebook treats punk rockers like crazy conspiracy theorists, kicks them offline

Facebook and the problem of ‘false positives’.

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Iowa journalist Andrea Sahouri acquitted on misdemeanor charges from 2020 protest coverage

CPJ issues statement in response to the acquittal of “Des Moines Register” reporter Andrea Sahouri by a court in Iowa, on two misdemeanor charges stemming from her coverage of Black Lives Matter protests in 2020.