In 2018 a researcher at Hikvision Research Institute used a collection of surveillance videos of students from Duke University campus to train their surveillance technologies

Thank you Ars Electronica for awarding VFRAME with a 2019 Award of Distinction in the Artificial Intelligence & Life Art category!

Whitney Museum's director declined to provide a public comment. Forensic Architecture's new project at Whitney Biennial aims to increase accountability for weapons dealers

Upcoming talk on information supply chains for face recognition at Disruption Lab's next event on June 14 Berlin

Researchers affiliated with China's National University of Defense Technology used a San Francisco webcam feed for developing surveillance technologies:

The year 2019: if you want to understand how the government is scanning your face you first need to waive your rights so a small amount of information from your device can be extracted and monetized by a company in order to deliver you news of the impending surveillance

These 22 people were put on a target list of 1 million names by Microsoft and used to build face recognition technologies

MegaPixels is now live. Investigating the ethics and origins of the face recognition datasets used to build authoritarian surveillance

With 5 case studies linking datasets to use by foreign and domestic military agencies

DataPools with Anastasia Kubrak opening tonight at Bureau Europa in Maastricht for Digital Dilemmas: Architectures of Trust

Hidden party favor for those using wi-fi geolocation services at @bitnik's CryptoRave Nº 10 --> HEK Basel March 23

Using 3D modeling to generate synthetic datasets to train object detection models for conflict zones. Current research at VFRAME

During the next 6 months VFRAME is working with Syrian and Yemeni Archive to develop open source object detection models for human rights researchers and technologists

Congrats to Jeff Deutch for his excellent investigation on illegal chemical shipments from Belgium to Syria. The report has led to convictions and fines for 3 Flemish firms

SkyLift Wi-Fi geolocation spoofing device code updated to 1.0 for launch last night at @bitnik's cryptorave 8
- click CLI interface
- wigle, iOS, and wigle export parsers
- Arduino sketch builder
- updated firmware to navigate multiple locations
- can be be built for as low as $4

Feb 2 at Transmediale: Building Archives for Evidence and Collective Resistance

With Hadi Al Khatib (Syrian Archive), Mihaela Brebenel, Doreen Mende, Winnie Soon
Moderated by Mihaela Brebenel
13:00 to 14:30

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