Migrants apprehended near Los Ebanos, Texas in June, 2019. (US Customs and Border Protection/Flickr)

The US and AI surveillance

The United States is the world's largest economy and the global leader in defense spending. It's also home to some of the world's most pioneering AI researchers and companies. See how that affects surveillance and security in the US here.

Updates

A look at American companies supplying AI technology abroad: Palantir, IBM and Amazon

September 25th
American companies provide AI surveillance equipment and surveillance services to at least 32 countries.

Politics doesn't determine whether a government uses advanced AI surveillance — defense spending does

September 24th
Often touted as a potential tool for dictators, AI surveillance is more often found in advanced democracies like the United States and France.

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