Tag: Amazon

Amazon to host COVIDSafe app data

Amazon has been handed the data storage contract for Australia’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app and concerns are rising over potential external access to the information.

Industry insiders and bureaucrats argue that giving Amazon the contract could mean COVIDSafe data can be accessed by US government agencies under a CLOUD Act subpoena.

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Smart Home Technology: Thought Police in the 21st Century

From smart meters to smart phones, the world has seen increased development of new technologies over the last decade, allowing companies the ability to slowly become major actors in the world of law enforcement and national security.

As the world enters what technology experts are calling the “fourth industrial revolution”, we explore growing evidence suggesting that smart home technology was designed to be a surveillance intermediary for police and intelligence organisations.