Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Unwarranted: August 9th, 2022


Welcome to Unwarranted, Restore The Fourth's newsletter. We bring you curated privacy news stories and updates about what RT4 is working on.



Kids Are Back in Classrooms and Laptops Are Still Spying on Them

As the post-Roe era underscores the risks of digital surveillance, a new survey shows that teens face increased monitoring from teachers—and police.

Your Camera, The Police, and You


For decades, people around the globe have been sold on the enticing lie that if we simply install more cameras, we can buy more safety, using surveillance to wall ourselves off from crime. It was never true, of course.


Meta Sued for Violating Patient Privacy with Data Tracking Tool

Facebook’s parent company Meta and major US hospitals violated medical privacy laws with a tracking tool that sends health information to Facebook, two proposed class-action lawsuits allege.