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Jessica Fjeld warns that giving too much credence to Big Tech is like “asking the fox for guidance on henhouse security procedures.”
The difference between the protections YouTube offers its advertisers and those it provides consumers is stark.
A state lawmaker in Utah wants police to stop using consumer genealogy databases to help them find criminals.
The whole point of modern surveillance is to treat people differently, and facial recognition technologies are only a small part of that.
Ben Green joins Jasmine McNealy on the New Books in Technology podcast
Faculty associate Woodrow Hartzog spoke to the New York Times about the harrowing consequences of facial recognition
The deadly December shooting of three U.S. sailors at a Navy installation could reignite a long-simmering fight between the federal government and tech companies over data privacy…
A team of researchers from BKC recently released a white paper and visualization that mapped AI principles and guidelines to find consensus.
Ethan Zuckerman argues the case for Digital Public Infrastructure
evelyn douek joined a virtual panel of experts to weigh in on the two approaches
evelyn douek spoke with law professors Bobby Chesney and Danielle Citron about deep fakes.
BKC fellow Mutale Nkonde responded to Slate with her views on Alphabet
Joan Donovan participated in a panel of scholars who study media manipulation, digital resources, and the spread of misinformation on how to spot “fake news” in an age of…
Joan Donovan talks with Mathew Ingram of Columbia Journalism Review
The network has plenty of other security weaknesses, including ones the U.S. doesn’t want to fix since they help its own surveillance efforts.
Ethan Zuckerman adds to the discussion about whether concerns about “time well spent” are overblown.
Faculty associate Leah Plunkett joins The Jefferson Exchange to discuss the problems with parents creating a digital dossier that could follow their kids for life.
Chinmayi Arun in conversation about the applications of AI and the ethical debates surrounding its use on the podcast Interpreting India.
Danielle Citron advised Facebook on the new policy and sees it as fair, but would like to see more policies banning misleading videos in the future.
They’ll be controlled by foreign actors, domestic political groups, even the candidates themselves, says BKC fellow Bruce Schneier.
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