A 'Name That Tune' for the Surveillance State.

AuthorMagnuson, Stew

* European plans to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei to be part of their 5G networks could enable spying on Western citizens, a U.S. lawmaker warned recently.

"Many of them don't understand the extent to which China's efforts for a surveillance society will be advanced," Rep. Michael Turner, R-Ohio, said at the annual McAleese & Associates conference.

Turner pointed to the smartphone app Shazam's capabilities as an example of potentially malicious voice recognition technology. "If you are in a room where there's music playing, if you hold it up it will tell you what that song is, it will tell you exactly who's...

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