India Bans TikTok and Other Chinese Apps Amid Border Tensions | Tempemail

Sourced from Gadgets 360. Popular Chinese video and music app TikTok has been banned in India, along with 58 other apps – most of which are Chinese. This comes as tensions between the two countries continue to rise. Developed by Chinese company Bytedance, TikTok allows users to share short videos Continue Reading

India bans 59 mostly Chinese apps amid border crisis – Software- Tempemail

India has banned 59 mostly Chinese mobile apps including TikTok and WeChat in its strongest move yet targeting China in the online space since a border crisis erupted between the two countries this month. India’s technology ministry issued an order stating the apps are “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of Continue Reading

ACLU is demanding Homeland Security, CBP, ICE, and TSA hand over records on facial recognition at the border

Why it matters: Government agencies are notoriously slippery when it comes to any attempt at probing their use of controversial technologies, but that won’t stop the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) from trying. Privacy advocates believe that facial recognition, in particular, can enable persistent, undetectable government surveillance on a massive Continue Reading

Federal judge rules suspicionless device searches at the border are illegal

Why it matters: US Customs has been in hot water for the last few years after it was found that border agents have near-unfettered authority to search and seize travelers’ devices. A judge, citing Fourth Amendment rights, has now ruled that government has to be more careful about protecting its Continue Reading