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Wired article on dawning reflexivity in surveillance tech industry

Published on August 12, 2013 by

Even tech companies start understadning that yet another fix is not going to solve any problems… Read the full Wired article here

 
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Dutch artists celebrate Orwell’s birthday in a creative way

Published on July 3, 2013 by

see article here: buzzfeed

 
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Cory Doctorow on why you should care about surveillance and privacy

Published on June 16, 2013 by

  For thos of you still doubting if and why you should care about surveillance, check Cory Doctorow’s pice on it and be convinced. Source: boingboing

 
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Google Glasses as surveillance tool

Published on April 9, 2013 by

  The company TASER, famous for developing its very friendly police-tools, have spread a rumor about testing and developing Google Glasses for police officers to user as a surveillance tool (face recognition via direct matching of live view w existing database). The reporter in the story makes the often-made reference to Robocop as a close-to-now

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Clothing against surveillance cameras; stealth wear

Published on January 7, 2013 by

(I especially like the anti-drone hoody !) from the website: Privacy Mode continues to explore the aesthetics of privacy and the potential for fashion to challenge authoritarian surveillance. Presented by PRIMITIVE at TANK MAGAZINE HQ will be a suite of new designs, made in collaboration with NYC fashion designer Johanna Bloomfield, that tackle some of

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Mannekin as surveillance camera

Published on November 22, 2012 by

A company named Almax developed a mannekin (names EyeSee) that has a camera in its eye. The goal is to track shopping behaviour of customers. One can question function creep here, as well as necessity. They go at 4000 euro a piece, might you be tempted… source: nos