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Sabre slams “highly speculative” media report alleging company is helping FBI spy on travellers

The article in question also speculated that the travel tech company could also end up using its data trove to help track and eradicate COVID-19.

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Airbnb recommends noise-monitoring devices to hosts

Remember when we were all horrified about Airbnb hosts spying on guests? Now the platform is encouraging spying. Well, sort of.

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Tourism

Venice uses mobile phones, surveillance cameras to track tourist movements

Be sure to clear your search history before your next trip to Venice, because officials have started gathering mobile data from tourists.

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Chinese authorities are installing a surveillance app on tourists’ phones, investigation finds

Border officers are reportedly installing a surveillance app on tourists’ phones before they cross certain borders, giving authorities access to text messages, phone logs, calendar entries and other pieces of data.

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Airbnb urged to enforce tougher regulations after holidaying family discovers hidden camera

by Ali Coulton

The home sharing giant has since admitted it didn’t handle the situation as well as it could have. Yikes.

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MSC tech system detects Men Overboard

MSC has unveiled a man overboard surveillance system, no word yet if it will also be used to catch soap and hairwash thieves.

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