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A new clothing line lets you camouflage yourself as a car to mess with surveillance cameras. The garments in the Adversarial Fashion collection are covered with license plate images that trigger automated license plate readers, or ALPRs, to inject junk data into systems used to monitor and track civilians.
The Adversarial Fashion garments, she said, highlight the need to make computer-controlled surveillance less invasive and harder to use without human oversight.
"A person walking along the sidewalk or in a crosswalk is often close enough, as the readers take in a pretty large visual field, and have ... problems with specificity." The line is conceptual, she said, "but I worked pretty hard to make sure that it can work on the street in daylight."
The collection includes shirts, hoodies, jackets, dresses and skirts covered in modified license plate images and other circuitry patterns. Some of the garb features wording from the Fourth Amendment in bold yellow letters written over separate license plates made to look like the kind you see on vintage California cars:
A criminal justice plan from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would ban police from using facial recognition software.
The Democratic senator and 2020 hopeful also called for a pause of the use of algorithmic assessment tools in the criminal justice system until they are audited.
"We must ensure these tools do not have any implicit biases that lead to unjust or excessive sentences," the Sanders proposal outlines.
An extensive ProPublica investigation in 2016 detailed how algorithmic systems used to predict future criminals were flawed…..
“In May, San Francisco banned police and local government departments from using facial recognition technology — becoming the first city in the United States to do so. Somerville, Massachusetts, and Oakland, California, have also banned the use of such technology.
San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, who introduced the city's bill, told CNN Business earlier this year that the technology is "so fundamentally invasive" that it shouldn't be used.”
Who would have thought that the Liberal West Coast would take on the Feds when it comes to surveillance.
A new clothing line lets you camouflage yourself as a car to mess with surveillance cameras.
originally posted by: FieldMarshalMatt
In some ways I'd rather they had the tech than not , for use in legitimate police work like tracing abductees for example .
According to the New York Times, Barr was at home when he received news of Epstein’s death early that Saturday morning; he “immediately knew” that his name would be attached to a new–and unexpected–scandal. Barr reportedly inserted himself directly into the matter and made a number of unconventional decisions in an attempt to subdue the impending scandal and prevent any conspiracy theories from taking root. What’s more, the Times headline suggested, Barr’s furious response may have had something to do with mounting doubts about the Trump Administration’s DOJ.
Maybe "we the people" (this term is not limited to the USA) will realize that a very small group makes a very big brother, and it will succeed in the most dystopian way if we don't set our differences aside for now and find comon grounds, to demand them to come clean in terms of surveillance and the technology involved.
ABC managing director David Anderson said the broadcaster was also challenging the constitutional validity of the warrant "on the basis that it hinders our implied freedom of political communication".
Outgoing AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin denied the June raids were designed to intimidate, but refused to rule out possible criminal charges being laid against three journalists.