Surveillance

A banknote has been sitting in my wallet for six months now. As time ticks on, it burns an ever greater hole in my pocket. At first I felt uneasy spending it, following COVID-19 warnings to pay more attention to hand hygiene and the surfaces we all touch on a

Chinese border police are installing spyware apps on tourists’ phones when they enter the country’s Xinjiang region. The app records and downloads personal data including messages, call logs and contacts, according to international media outlets. The forced surveillance is believed to be part of China’s ongoing oppression of its local