All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CCTV’

Using Drones To Spy on Google, Facebook Headquarters

Who watches the watchers? What about the Internet giants like Google and Facebook, companies that, thanks to their loose play with user privacy, have reams of information about the habits of their users? Who watches these guys? Judging by the title of the article, you are perhaps thinking of government entities using military drone aircraft to do so, and while …

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New Japanese Facial Recognition Software Is Powerful, Scary

Big brother alert!!! For those of you who don’t like the idea of CCTV monitoring your every move, the details a recent software breakthrough by Hitachi Kokusai Electric will probably make you soil your undergarments, or at least never leave the house without a mask. How does the idea of facial recognition software that can scan 36 million faces in …

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State Media Targets Baidu Over Counterfeit Drug Ads

Chinese search giant Baidu may be in trouble.  China Central Television (CCTV) – which is state-owned and easily the country’s largest broadcaster – has accused the company of allowing sites that deal in counterfeit drugs to buy ads.

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