US President Donald Trump At a press briefing just moments ago, (as of Monday) U.S President Donald Trump confirmed that Obama Gate (#ObamaGate) is real. On Mother’s Day, Trump sent out a series of tweets, creating a twitter storm over the hashtag Obama Gate, which later Twitter openly suppressed. Joaquin FloresFRNMon, […]

Police conducted a trial of controversial facial recognition software without consulting their own bosses or the Privacy Commissioner By Mackenzie Smith of rnz.co.nz The American firm Clearview AI’s system, which is used by hundreds of police departments in the United States and several other countries, is effectively a search engine for […]

Bills with wide -ranging implications, “Blunderbus Bills”, are being pushed through under cover of COVID-19 response. One such bill is the “COVID-19 response Further Management Bill” https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-proposed-laws/document/BILL_97676/covid-19-response-further-management-measures-legislation “Omnibus bills are the sawn-off shotgun in Parliament’s legislative weapons rack, and like a blunderbuss are designed to impact as widely as possible. “ […]