Surveillance

In an opinion piece for Scientific American, Dakota Cary discussed why civilian satellites must be designated as critical infrastructure.

In her coauthored report, CSET Research Analyst Dahlia Peterson offers recommendations for democratic governments and civil society to rein in the unchecked spread and use of surveillance technology.

In an opinion piece for The National Interest, Research Analyst Dahlia Peterson argues why the United States and its allies should levy Magnitsky sanctions on Chinese AI surveillance giant Hikvision for its role in Xinjiang.

After Clearview AI's fine of $10 million, EU and UK privacy protections have forced tech companies to innovate according to Research Analyst Dahlia Peterson.

The Surveillance Stake

The Wire China
| February 20, 2022

Emily Weinstein comments on the use of a Chinese surveillance system and its connection to American financial backing.

Trends in AI Research for the Visual Surveillance of Populations

Ashwin Acharya Max Langenkamp James Dunham
| January 2022

Progress in artificial intelligence has led to growing concern about the capabilities of AI-powered surveillance systems. This data brief uses bibliometric analysis to chart recent trends in visual surveillance research — what share of overall computer vision research it comprises, which countries are leading the way, and how things have varied over time.

Research by CSET's Emily Weinstein discusses China's use of AI surveillance to monitor COVID-19 patients.

CSET Research Analyst Emily Weinstein weighs in on U.S. technology companies relying on China for growth and contributing to Chinese surveillance systems.

CSET Research Analyst Dahlia Peterson discusses China’s latest surveillance program, Sharp Eyes, as well as technical limitations to accurately reporting censorship and physical surveillance.

Buying Silence: The Price of Internet Censorship in China

The Jamestown Foundation
| January 12, 2021

CSET Research Analyst Ryan Fedasiuk analyzes China's investment in internet and social media censorship.