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Surveillance Devices Spark Privacy Battle at Carnegie Mellon U.

Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Software Research recently introduced a series of experimental super-sensing devices known as Mites, sparking a privacy battle between the university’s staff. One software engineering grad student said, “It’s not okay to install these by default. I don’t want to live in a world where one’s employer installing networked sensors in your office without asking you first is a model for other organizations to follow.”

Security guards patrol below surveillance cameras on a corner of Tiananmen Square in Beiji

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Admits Trump-Era Policies Hurt Profits

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei reportedly circulated a memo last month asking employees of the gigantic telecom company to “speak freely” and volunteer their ideas for helping the company adjust to a law passed during the Trump administration that largely banned Huawei from U.S. markets.

A Huawei logo is displayed at a retail store in Beijing on May 20, 2019. - US internet gia