Tag: SURVEILLANCE

Netizen: Distrust over TraceTogether Token shows Singaporeans are not happy and feel they are...

Singapore—Some Singaporeans have questioned the new TraceTogether Token recently introduced by the Government. The Bluetooth device is designed to function like the TraceTogether app...

Chua Beng Huat: Surveillance is a habit of our state, now becoming normalized due...

Singapore—Sociology Professor Chua Beng Huat warned that today’s exceptional conditions under the coronavirus pandemic may be becoming part of the norm, especially in terms...

Facial recognition makes subtle advance in Britain

Pictures by Tolga Akmen by Clara WRIGHT The experiment was conducted discreetly. Between 2016 and 2018, two surveillance cameras were installed in the Kings Cross area...

Singapore Prison Service’s choice of name for its newsletter draws flak

Singapore — Concerned netizens and academics alike were not happy with the Singapore Prison Service's (SPS) choice of name for their quarterly newsletter. The newsletter...

Singapore is number 11 when it comes to surveillance, but it has nothing on...

The concept of privacy takes on a whole new meaning when you consider how much you are actually being watched—by CCTV cameras everywhere. In...

China high school plays big brother with surveillance bracelets on students behaviour and location...

A high school in Guangzhou, China has recently drawn attention and controversy by acquiring electronic bracelets for 3,500 students. The wearable technology is designed...

Database of Chinese “BreedReady” women exposed by hacker

An unsecured database of Chinese women containing their personal information was discovered by white hat hacker, Victor Gevers. The Dutch researcher revealed his discovery on...

China curtails its citizens right to travel and social access based on their “trustworthiness...

The Chinese government's mandated social credit system is designed to keep a watchful ever-seeing eye over its 1.4 billion citizens to determine each individual’s...

Singapore’s universities and population under ‘soft’ surveillance: French paper

Singapore universities and by extension its population are both under 'soft' surveillance, while the country attracts global admiration for its most sophisticated and certainly...
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