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China’s Software Stalked Uighurs Earlier and More Widely, Researchers Learn

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Before the Chinese police hung high-powered surveillance cameras and locked up ethnic minorities by the hundreds of thousands in China’s western region...
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U.S. Watched George Floyd Protests in 15 Cities Using Aerial Surveillance

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Department of Homeland Security deployed helicopters, airplanes and drones over 15 cities where demonstrators gathered to protest the death of...
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Air Force Investigates Military Planes That Monitored Protesters

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WASHINGTON — The Air Force inspector general is investigating whether the military improperly used a little-known reconnaissance plane to monitor protests in Washington and Minneapolis...
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China Is Collecting DNA From Tens of Millions of Men and Boys, Using U.S. Gear

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The police in China are collecting blood samples from men and boys from across the country to build a genetic map of its roughly 700...
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Europe Rolls Out Contact Tracing Apps, With Hope and Trepidation

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ROME — When three people in the northern Italian region of Liguria tested positive for the coronavirus last week, they gave their doctors permission to...
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Pentagon Denies Spying on Americans Protesting Police Killings

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WASHINGTON — A top Pentagon official has told Congress that the nation’s military intelligence agencies did not spy on American protesters during the wave of...
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House Pulls Surveillance Measure After Trump Tells Republicans to Vote No

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House Democratic leaders on Thursday withdrew legislation that would revive expired F.B.I. tools to investigate terrorism and espionage and add privacy protections for Americans, after...