freedom of the press

Freedom of the Press Foundation: Apple’s Device Surveillance Threatens Privacy and Whistleblowers

In a recent article, the Freedom of the Press Foundation joined many other privacy advocates in expressing concerns over Apple’s recently announced plan to scan photos on user devices to detect child abuse imagery. The organization states that false positives will be a common problem with Apple’s scanning of customer devices, a situation that will put press freedom at risk.

Tim Cook speaking at Apple event

REPORT: Wisconsin Police Detain, Arrest, Assault 4 Journalists

Four journalists covering the protests and riots in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Thursday night say that police violently detained and/or arrested them. The incident occurred in close proximity to the arrest and injury of Tracy Cole, the mother of the Wisconsin teen shot by police that led to protests, riots, and looting in the suburban-Milwaukee community.

Four journalists arrested/detained by Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, police officers. (Twitter Video Screenshot/Caroline Reinwald)