Campaign to Ban Face Recognition at U.S. Colleges Gathers Steam

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An organized campaign against the use of biometric surveillance at universities and colleges in the U.S. is ratcheting up pressure on institutions it believes are currently using—or are likely soon to adopt—face recognition technology.

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Intel Announces Latest Attempt at Zombieload Patch Coming… ‘In the Near Future’

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Intel on Monday announced the third in a series of patches meant to address processor vulnerabilities. The latest is closely related to issues addressed in November known as ZombieLoad 2, or TSX Asynchronous Abort. A fix will be available in the near future, an advisory notice said.

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Sonos Sues Google for Allegedly Stealing Its Speaker Technology

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Accusing the tech giant of “blatantly and knowingly” infringing on its technology patents, smart-speaker maker Sonos on Tuesday filed two lawsuits against Google after years’ of quiet talks between the pair apparently fell through.

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Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Make Technology Work for People With Disabilities—Not Against Them

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Citing the hard-fought victories and tireless dedication of disability activists like Judith Heumann and Joyce Ardell Jackson, Senator Elizabeth Warren on Thursday unveiled an exhaustive plan to support the equal opportunity and self-determination of Americans with disabilities—pledging to ensure that advancements in…

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Arrest Data Exposed by South Carolina Firm Included Personal Info of Juvenile Suspects [Updated]

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[Update: Spartan Technology, the company responsible for the exposed arrest records described in this story, sent Gizmodo an additional update after it confirming the incident. The company now says the records were only used for testing and that the Social Security numbers were mismatched intentionally with the names…

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