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Amazon Refused Police Request for Echo Data in Murder Case

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HealthMax Group Police in Bentonville, Arkansas asked Amazon to give them access to any information gathered by the voice-controlled Echo in regard to a murder case. At the crime scene, the

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Police Have Facial Recognition Network of 117M Faces & You’re Probably in It

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Group Georgetown University Center on Privacy and Technology (CPT) published a report on law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology and its impact on the general public’s right to

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A Glimpse Into 2030 & How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Our Lives

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Group Stanford University One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100), a look into the future via academia and tech experts, has recently been published and apparently 2030 is

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Can Snapchat Protect Your Digital Privacy Using Facial Recognition Tech?

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Group   Snapchat recently filed a patent application for a new way of advertising to users by utilizing the images and objects surrounding the user’s image in pictures they

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Survey Says: Driverless Cars Should Save Lives – Starting with the Driver

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Group   Self-driving cars (SDCs) will become part of our traveling experience in the near future, replacing the estimated 255.8 million drivers on the road right now. But there

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Watchdog Report: FBI Facial Recognition Programs Are Quasi-Illegal

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Group   According to a Government Accountability Office (GOA) report from May of this year, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) facial recognition programs are violating public privacy and

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7 New Tech Experiments You Won’t Believe Involve Google

Susanne Posel,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   Google has created a “trucker jacket” using Levis material that mashes up biometric technology and rugged fashion sense. The Levis Strauss & Co teamed up with Google’s Project

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Bad News For Facebook: Court Will Hear Biometric Face Scan Case

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   A Northern California District Court judge has ruled that a lawsuit regarding Facebook’s photo tagging violates user right of privacy can proceed. Judge James Donato wrote in

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Selfies Rule! And Now Amazon Wants You to Pay With Them

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   Amazon has filed a patent application for a pay-by-selfie platform that would allow customers to take a pic or video of themselves and use that image as

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DARPA Could Be the First to Connect Man and Machinery

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking to spend millions in taxpayer funds to advance technology that could enhance the human brain. In other words:

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Uploading Skills into Human Brain Makes ‘The Matrix’ a Possible Reality

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   HRL Laboratories has found a new way to teach humans skills via a technique called brain interface. HRL describes it as a “low-current electrical brain stimulation can modulate the

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Senators & Privacy Advocates React to Billboards That Can See You

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) has shocked the media by joining forces with AT&T Data Partners and the unveiling of RADAR, a sophisticated new way of surveilling the public for

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Facial Recognition: Use Your Selfie When You Pay With Mastercard

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Mastercard will be allowing customers to use selfie photos, along with fingerprints as alternatives to passwords. This extends to online payments and ID verification. Whenever further authentication is necessary,

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Could FBI Use San Bernardino Suspect’s Fingerprint to Unlock iPhone?

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals     The macabre fact is that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) would have an easier time getting into the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook if they

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