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Anonymous says it’s hacked 700GB of Russian data

Anonymous, the hacktivist group that last month claimed to have hacked into Russian state television and picked up anti-war messaging and video of the Ukraine invasion. It now says it has government data, including on copyright and censorship, and that it also breached email and data for a state-backed oil and gas company.

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US government is being sued by privacy and immigrant advocacy groups

April 19, 2022

The groups are requesting information on how migrant data collected by the government’s department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is used. At issue is surveillance done by companies including BI Inc, which uses ankle monitors, and voice and facial recognition technology to monitor 200,000 migrants. The company, which is private, does not need to report what biometric and location data it collects via its Smartlink app, nor how it’s used or how long the data is retained.

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