Content type: Long Read
27th March 2019
(In order to click the hyperlinks in the explainer below, please download the pdf version at the bottom of the page).
10th March 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about social media intelligence (SOCMINT) here.
25th February 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about facial recognition cameras here.
15th February 2019
You can also read a more detailed explainer about IMSI catchers here.
Content type: Examples
9th February 2019
In July 2018, Facebook announced it was investigating whether the Boston-based company Crimson Hexagon had violated the company's policies on surveillance. Crimson Hexagon markets itself as offering "consumer insights". Its customers include a Russian non-profit with ties to the Kremlin, and multiple US government agencies. After pressure from civil liberties groups, Facebook put a policy in place in March 2017 barring the use of members' data for the purposes of government surveillance.…