Surveillance Showdown Brewing Over Amazon's Facial Recognition Technology
Amazon has handed new technology that can identify faces in the crowd to law enforcement. Andrea Nakano tell us, privacy watchdogs are gearing up for a surveillance showdown.

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China-Focused Google Project Receives Employee BacklashGoogle has reportedly been working on a secret project codenamed Dragonfly, which is a censored version of its own search engine to be used in mainland China. On Thursday, news broke about a protest letter signed by 1,400 employees saying they wanted to “raise urgent moral and ethical issues” about Dragonfly. Kiet Do reports. (8-16-18)
New ‘Good2Go’ App Locates Restrooms in Busy CitiesAn app called Good2Go offers help finding an open public restroom in busy cities like San Francisco, where restrooms are usually accompanied by a “For Customers Only” sign. Susie Steimle reports. (7-27-18)
ConsumerWatch: New Phishing Scam Involves 'Sextortion'The newest phishing scam circulating online is sure to get your attention -- it has to do with porn and your password. Julie Watts reports. (7-26-18)
Bay Area Webmaster's Spoof Site Attracts Contract-Killer ClientsAn IT man named Bob Innes set up a website called "Rent a Hit Man dot com" but this he never imagined his catchy marketing idea would attract people actually trying to hire contract killers. Katie Nielsen reports. (7-20-18)
California Senators Reach Agreement on Net Neutrality BillMiguel Santiago, a state lawmaker who was attacked online for gutting a California net neutrality bill, is now supporting a new push with even stronger protections. Julie Watts reports. (7-5-18)
ConsumerWatch: Ancestry.com, Google and DNA PrivacyWhen Ancestry.com customers opt-in to share their DNA information for research, they may not realize they're sharing it with a subsidiary of Alphabet -- which also owns Google. Julie Watts reports. (6-1-18)

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