“This is yet another example of why the surveillance regime in Xinjiang is one of the most unlawful, pervasive, and draconian in the world.” In an investigation with The Guardian and the NYT, Vice provides a glimpse into the surveillance future (or present, in parts of China). China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border.

+ Of course, loading software on your phone is pretty old school. Soon, satellites will be able to watch you everywhere all the time.