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San Francisco Just Banned Facial Recognition Surveillance. Tell Your Local Officials to Do the Same
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, civil rights, human rights, California, freedom, petitions )

Freya
- 57 days ago - actionnetwork.org
On May 14th, San Francisco became the first city to ban facial recognition software in all city departments, safeguarding its citizens from invasive technological surveillance.
TELL GOOGLE TO RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, communications, search engines, petitions, human rights, Asia )

Freya
- 179 days ago - secure.freetibet.org
Google has been working on a top secret project that will aid China's oppression in Tibet.
Stand With the Google Employees Against Project Maven
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, spying, privacy, human rights, civil rights, military, petitions, Big Brother )

Freya
- 428 days ago - act.winwithoutwar.org
A dozen Google employees are quitting to protest Google's plans to help the Pentagon automate drone targeting. The new Google-Pentagon plan, called Project Maven, would use artificial intelligence to identify human targets.
Tell Facebook: Time for a Civil Rights Audit
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, Internet, privacy, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 461 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
For years, Facebook has prioritized profit over the safety and privacy of millions of Americans, especially Black people, Muslims and other vulnerable groups.
Congress Wants to Rush a New Bill That Undermines Our Privacy
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, communication, civil rights, human rights, spying, petitions )

Freya
- 484 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Member of Congress from both parties are pushing for a new bill that endangers civil liberties and human rights by making it easier for police departments to obtain and monitor our data.
Protect Your On-Line Privacy!
Science & Tech  (tags: human rights, civil rights, Internet, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 493 days ago - act.eff.org
A new bill in Congress has dangerous reach - it threatens the data privacy of you and people around the world, letting law enforcement sneak past the rules we have in place that help protect our lives online.
Police Use of Drones Is Guaranteed to Have Costly Consequences
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, robotics, artificial intelligence, police, law enforcement, privacy, civil rights, human rights )

Freya
- 591 days ago - alternet.org
Drone technology has gone from a novelty of war overseas to a part of an increasingly militarized domestic police toolbelt, and the fear of mission creep is growing.
Our Internet Privacy Is Not for Sale to the Highest Bidder!
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, world wide web, privacy, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 819 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
President Trump and Congress passed a law to erase rules preventing ISPs from selling your private online information. Lawmakers who voted for this proved they think corporations' bottom lines are more important than protecting your privacy.
Facebook: Don't Censor Human Rights Documentation
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, human rights, censorship, petitions )

Freya
- 958 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Facebook, a platform increasingly used to document human rights abuses, has censored human rights documentation, including content that depicts police violence.
A Detailed Look at Hacking Teamn's Emails About Its Repressive Clients
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, safety, internet, humans, environment, discovery, computers, Hacking Team, hackers, Italy, spyware, surveillance, technology, human rights )

Darren
- 1470 days ago - firstlook.org
Documents obtained by hackers from the Italian spyware manufacturer Hacking Team confirm that the company sells its powerful surveillance technology to countries with dubious human rights records.
Five Tweets That Show the Scope of Hacking Team's Impact on Human Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, safety, investigation, internet, interesting, humans, environment, computers, Tweets, twitter, Hacking Team, human rights )

Darren
- 1470 days ago - accessnow.org
Researchers and journalists have been combing through the trove of data. We picked five that you should read.
Take a Stand Against Nuclear Weapons - The Petition Site
Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear weapons technology, Atom Bomb History, Human Rights )

Slava
- 1740 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We call upon the nuclear weapon nations to urgently fulfill their moral duty and legal obligation to begin negotiations for complete nuclear disarmament. Zero is the only safe number of nuclear weapons on the planet.
Elbit: Exporting Oppression From Palestine to Latin America
Science & Tech  (tags: Elbit, technology, surveillance, world, profit, illegal israeli occupation of palestine, defense, exports, human rights, abuses, oppression, spying tools, USA, WORLD )

Fly
- 1843 days ago - icj10.stopthewall.org
Using knowledge and expertise gained from assisting in the occupation of Palestine, Elbit has made millions exporting surveillance and defense materiel worldwide
Say It Ain't So, ETNO: Dangerous Proposal a Threat to Net Neutrality
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, world, computers, government control, internet, human rights, civil liberties, censorshipNewTechnology, tech, investigation, design )

JL
- 2464 days ago - accessnow.org
Specifically, WCIT delegates will approve changes to the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), an international treaty traditionally concerned with telecommunications interoperability, and these negotiations have the potential to affect the
 

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