• U.S. prepares crackdown on Huawei's global chip supply

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    The global supply of chips to China's Huawei Technologies could be hit by new measures agreed by senior officials in the Trump administration. Joe Davies Reports.
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  • Edward Snowden warns COVID-19 could give governments invasive new data collection powers that will last long after the pandemic

    Edward Snowden warns COVID-19 could give governments invasive new data collection powers that will last long after the pandemic

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Edward Snowden said in an interview on Monday that increased surveillance due to the coronavirus outbreak could lead to long-lasting erosion of civil liberties.
    Specifically, he theorized that states might demand access to people's health data - e.g. their heart rate - from wearables.
    Countries have been rapidly ramping up their surveillance of citizens in an effort to study and curb the spread of the virus, ranging from mapping anonymized phone location data to highly invasive powers, like allowing the security services to track individuals' phones without a warrant
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  • Trump Administration Plans To Offer New COVID-19 Guidelines

    9 days ago - By NPR

    Large parts of the country are shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. Could some regions open earlier than others? If so, which ones? The Trump administration considers options.
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