Child abuse algorithms: from science fiction to cost-cutting reality

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Child protection Councils trying to harness the power of big data also grapple with its ethical implications Technology to intervene before crime can happen inevitably draws comparisons to the science-fiction film Minority Report. Photograph: AP In an age of austerity, and a climate of Läs mer…

'Right to be forgotten' could threaten global free speech, say NGOs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Right to be forgotten ECJ hears France’s data regulator wants to extend 2014 ruling to apply universally Google is resisting the claim to extend the ‘right to be forgotten’ online. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ online is in danger Läs mer…

BA says hack hit only those buying tickets in two-week period

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; British Airways Airline says data was taken from customer active between 21 August and 5 September Credit card details of 380,000 BA customers were stolen over two weeks. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images As British Airways reels from yet another IT scandal, speculation about how Läs mer…

Sydney airport seizure of phone and laptop 'alarming', say privacy groups

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Privacy Border Force detain British-Australian software developer Nathan Hague, apparently at random, for 90 minutes The ABF acknowledged that Hague’s devices were examined, but declined to comment on whether the files had been copied. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP A British-Australian citizen travelling through Sydney airport Läs mer…

The U.K. Is About To Regulate Online Porn, and Free Speech Advocates Are Terrified

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s often said pornography is a hidden driver of technological change, thanks to the industry’s readiness to adapt to market trends. As one story goes, the wider selection of porn on VHS was the decisive factor in its dominance over Betamax in the 1980s. Läs mer…