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Facial recognition is a threat to privacy

Facial recognition is a threat to privacy

The privacy and freedom of ordinary citizens is under threat from facial recognition technology, according to the founders of the technology. Brian Brackeen, the chief executive officer of the facial recognition software developer Kairos, has spoken out about the dangers of the technology being used by governments. He believes that the technology may be used the wrong way. He said[Read More…]

Barbara Hofschröer

State sanctioned robbery: How the elderly are being stripped off their assets

A growing number of elderly veterans have been kidnapped and held up in state psychiatry wards by criminal elements within British authorities. British born grandmother, Barbara Hofschröer, a disabled Second World War veteran, has been held incommunicado by York authorities since 2014. She has been confined against her will in a York care home after her assets were forcibly stripped[Read More…]

Minority-report comes to China with powerful supercomputers used to ‘predict’ crime

Minority-report comes to China with powerful supercomputers used to ‘predict’ crime

China has been utilising powerful supercomputers that can scan the country’s entire population in 1 second. And the Chinese government has been putting it to good use too. Over the last two years, the system has been used to arrest 2,000 people. Local police have already been using the technology to track people’s movements, friends, and even try to predict[Read More…]

Virtual app image from Patient's Virtual Guide

The dad who created a virtual hospital for young cancer survivors

At the Akashic Times, we try to feature positive news to inspire people in a world where it seems that only negative news, terrorist attacks and murders seem to be featured prominently in the headlines. This is one of the reasons we have a whole section on the Akashic Times dedicated to positive news. The stories that we feature often[Read More…]

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian teens and injure several more

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian teens and injure several more

Israeli air raids have killed at least 2 Palestinian teens and injured many more, it has been reported. Amir al-Nimri, 15, and Luay Kaheel, 16, died of their wounds on Saturday shortly after an airstrike targeted al-Kutaiba, an area in western Gaza, the health ministry said. Twelve others were wounded by the attack. The al-Kutaiba square is adjacent to a[Read More…]