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This weekend, demonstrators attempted to tear down some of the city's 50 newly-installed "smart lamp posts" - which have #cameras & #sensors - in a #protest against perceived government #surveillance.

#HKprotests #FacialRecognition #AntiSurveillance
Smart lamp posts facing residential areas will not have video cameras installed to protect the privacy of citizens. <br />
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Photo: Felix WongLeft to right: Dantes Tang, senior systems manager, Innovation and Technology Bureau and Cheng Chung-shan, senior engineer, Highways Department with one of the new smart lamp posts. <br />
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Photo: Felix Wong
As state #surveillance becomes more advanced - Activists, designers & artists around the world are inventing creative ways to avoid detection. #HKprotests #HongKongProtesters #AntiSurveillance
Hoping to raise awareness about the hyper-militarization of #police and all this technology being using against protesters, #PedroOliveira and #XuediChen created a slick-looking #protest kit.

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How CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana compromised the security and lives of millions of Indians under the #SmartCities project by collaborating with shady foreign spy firms who could now exploit our sensitive police data & other realtime info.
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Rakesh Asthana then Police Commissioner was involved in deploying very sensitive Forensic Criminal Investigation Sys requiring real-time intelligence gathering working in sync with police database. Given the nature of work & risks involved it must be handeled carefully. Was it?
“The Face Recognition System & Forensic Criminal Investigation System can offer our police department the much required real-time intelligence to ensure safety of our city and its citizens. We can now proudly say that Surat Safe City is India’s first Safe City.”
- Rakesh Asthana
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1/ Today, a broad coalition of 42 leading civil rights, racial justice, and community groups are urging @Axon_US's new "AI ethics board" to reject the development and use of harmful police technologies. Here's our public letter to the board: civilrights.org/civil-rights-g…
2/ When it comes to the "AI ethics" of police tech, the stakes are high: major vendors like @Axon_US are building powerful tech for the police, including in agencies with long, documented histories of racial discrimination & patterns of unreasonable violence against communities.
3/ Imagine an officer with a gun making split-second decisions based on a probabilistic, error-prone tool. This is a recipe for tragedy. It is categorically unethical for @Axon_US to deploy real-time #facerecognition on body-worn cameras.
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