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Defining predicate singling out, a new type of privacy attack intended to capture the concept of singling out appearing in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Outsiders have always had a weakness for paranoid fantasies. Now our leaders are conspiracists, too.
Ben Green's work as a data scientist in city governments informed his critical view of the "smart city" tech that could influence city life and society for decades to come.
Ben Green argues that cities are adopting “smart” technology without thinking through the political ramifications of the technology.
Academics and campaigners condemned large chunks of the indictment that they said went head-to-head with basic activities of journalism protected by the first amendment of the US…
Making smart speakers and technologies smarter, but what about privacy?
Assange is accused of conspiring to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Proving that may be tricky.
Charges against Assange and implications for journalism
The Rwanda Genocide and Beyond
How African media cover atrocities on their own continent
Impacts of new tech in the workplace
Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future
Taking an exclusively technical view of urban life will lead to cities that appear smart but under the surface are rife with injustice and inequality
The present and future regulation of cryptocurrency
Emerging AI and security clearance at the Department of Defense
Is it possible for AI to completely eliminate human bias in the hiring process? Ifeoma Ajunwa doesn't think so.
Identity and the dichotomy between real and fake on Instagram
In some instances, automated decision-making has served to replicate and amplify bias.
How the government, or regulators, can start thinking about privacy and the data economy
Expanding the library's role in the digital world
Australia asks social media platforms to take responsibility
Leveraging expertise to understand social media's role in gang activity
Ethan Zuckerman discusses the opportunities and consequences of participatory media.