#Surveillance

.USA
Former US President Donald Trump is the only President who was impeached by the House of Representatives twice.(Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Donald Trump's administration secretly seized phone data from at least two House Democrats 
  • Adam Schiff said that Apple notified last month that their metadata had been subpoenaed in 2018
  • Democrats called the seizures a "shocking" abuse of power. 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Images captured from hacked surveillance video were posted on Twitter. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • This is the tip of the tip of the tip of the iceberg, the hackers said in a statement
  • The hackers claimed to have ferreted out credentials of an high level administrator account at Silicon Valley
  • A Silicon valley firm official said he expected the breach to trigger investigations by privacy regulators

.Ottawa, ON, Canada
New York-based firm's technology allows law enforcement and others to match photographs of unknown people against its databank.(Representative/Pixabay)

  • The watchdog found that Clearview AI had collected highly sensitive biometric data without users' knowledge or consent
  • The company pulled out of the Canadian market in 2020
  • Founder Hoan Ton-That has said the technology has been made available to more than 600 law enforcement agencies

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Zoom has launched an internal inquiry following the complaint against one of its employee from China. (Photo Credit:@unsplash)

  • Zoom accused of suppressing anti-China voices on its platform by FBI 
  • The agency said this in a complaint it filed in a Brooklyn court
  • Zoom said it has fired the Chinese employee who worked with China and shared users' data with his country