MTA Explores Use Of Artificial Intelligence To Measure Mask Compliance On Subways
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing transit officials to weigh the concerns of public health against those of privacy.
Jun 24, 2020 3:44 PM
State Denies Chinatown Landlord's Request To Install Biometric Entry System In Rent Regulated Building
In his decision, DHCR's deputy commissioner Woody Pascal asserted that the state has a right to consider privacy when it comes to allowing changes in building services.
Jan 6, 2020 4:41 PM
The MTA's New OMNY Scanners Have Cameras In Them (But They're Not Watching You, Yet)
Still, the cameras, which weren't previously disclosed, raise many ongoing privacy concerns.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 2:08 PM
Alex Rodriguez Toilet Pic Could Mean Legal Doo-Doo For Peeping Tom
Someone took a photo of A-Rod while he was on the toilet in his Park Avenue apartment.
Updated: May 17, 2019 2:47 PM
Top NYPD Official: Subjecting Our Surveillance Tools To Public Scrutiny Would Be 'Insane'
He also called the NYPD "the most transparent municipal police department in the world."
Updated: Jun 14, 2017 5:24 PM
There Will Be An Exorcism Of The Purported NSA Spy Building In Tribeca On Saturday
"[W]e must cast out this idol."
Updated: Apr 12, 2017 5:34 PM
Citing Privacy Concerns, Uber Fights City's Plan To Track Drivers' Trips
On Wednesday, NYC-based Uber customers received an email with the subject line "The government wants to know where you're headed ... on every ride."
Updated: Jan 5, 2017 3:20 PM
NY Federal Judge: Law Enforcement Can't Use Cellphone Interceptors Without A Warrant
He is the first federal judge to take on the issue.
Updated: Jul 14, 2016 1:17 PM
The NYPD Gets To Keep Its X-Ray Vans Secret Because 9/11
But they have to tell us a little more about the cancer risks.
Updated: Mar 26, 2018 5:09 PM
NYCLU Demands Tighter Privacy Protections For City's Public Wifi
"New Yorkers' private online activities shouldn't be used to create a massive database that's within the ready grasp of the NYPD."
Updated: Mar 16, 2016 5:39 PM
"Freelance" Spies In NYC Are Publishing Your Private Conversations
"Our agents would dispute that having a conversation at a restaurant or a gym is private. There should not be an assumption of privacy."
Updated: May 24, 2015 12:39 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Artist Got 380 People To Trade Their Personal Data For A Cookie
Puno refused to tell her customers what she had planned on doing with the data, and they signed a document releasing their information to her and allowing it to be shared and displayed.
Updated: Oct 2, 2014 5:05 PM
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