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Lecture Attendance to Be Taken by New Facial Recognition Software After Stanford Partners With Palantir

December 11, 2019 6:15 pmComments Off on Lecture Attendance to Be Taken by New Facial Recognition Software After Stanford Partners With Palantir
Lecture Attendance to Be Taken by New Facial Recognition Software After Stanford Partners With Palantir

In an effort to increase student participation, some lecture-based classes have begun to take attendance using facial recognition software. Cameras installed at the front of the lecture hall match the students sitting in seats with ID photos stored in the Stanford database. The system not only records students’ physical presence […]

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Domestic Surveillance State No Match for Tape Over Laptop Camera

December 4, 2017 12:00 pmComments Off on Domestic Surveillance State No Match for Tape Over Laptop Camera
Domestic Surveillance State No Match for Tape Over Laptop Camera

Agents of the U.S. intelligence community were left confused and scared Wednesday morning when, upon beginning their routine surveillance of unconstitutionally-tapped digital communications, they found that high school sophomore Roy Cavendish had foiled their efforts by placing a single strip of masking tape over his laptop’s camera. “We don’t know […]

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