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Surveillance Valley | Yasha Levine

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If the Internet is truly such a revolutionary break from the past, why are companies like Google in bed with cops and spies?
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Reflections on digital identity in a hyperconnected world
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Data&Society 2017-2018 Annual Report

Data&Society 2017-2018 Annual Report | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Data & Society is pleased to present its 2017-18 Annual Report. This report chronicles a dynamic, expanding network that is using rigorous interdisciplinary research to challenge existing narratives about the purpose and power of technology in society.
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Smart Home Surveillance: Governments Tell Google's Nest To Hand Over Data 300 Times

Smart Home Surveillance: Governments Tell Google's Nest To Hand Over Data 300 Times | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Google smart division hands over data to governments regularly, but critics say Nest could be more transparent.
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Surveillance Valley | Yasha Levine

Surveillance Valley | Yasha Levine | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
If the Internet is truly such a revolutionary break from the past, why are companies like Google in bed with cops and spies?
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Identity Policies: The clash between democracy and biometrics

Privacy International is celebrating Data Privacy Week, where we’ll be talking about privacy and issues related to control, data protection, surveillance and identity. Join the conversation on…
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Personal Data Representatives: An Idea – Tom Steinberg – Medium

The lives of internet users are overflowing with choices to be made about our personal data. Should this app be allowed to use my location? Are my Facebook sharing settings letting the right people…
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Forget About Siri and Alexa — When It Comes to Voice Identification, the “NSA Reigns Supreme”

Classified documents from the Snowden archive reveal the NSA has been developing technology to automatically identify a speaker from the sound of their voice.
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Procivis and Valid, the early pioneers in Self-Sovereign Digital ID for goverments

Procivis and Valid, the early pioneers in Self-Sovereign Digital ID for goverments | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Happy New Year! This is the GDPR year. Moving from white papers, surveys, and media; Personal Data spaces of all sorts are undoubtedly important technology modules. Seen from one specific angle, any venture in this broad and important sector, is a Social Impact initiative because it addresses important issues arising in the next generation of…
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Identity database 'leak' worries Indians

Identity database 'leak' worries Indians | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Officials file a complaint after a report that personal details on the database are being sold.
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Welcome To The Surveillance State: China's AI Cameras See All

Welcome To The Surveillance State: China's AI Cameras See All | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Authorities showed a BBC reporter that they could use the system to identify and apprehend him in seven minutes.
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Governing in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Mark Pesce – Medium

Governing in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Mark Pesce – Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Surveillance capitalism brings weaponised influence to public policy. Can governments resist the temptation to manipulate citizens? Can we develop protocols & guidelines?
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Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social – MIT MEDIA LAB – Medium

Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social – MIT MEDIA LAB – Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Roughly ten years ago, as phones became smartphones and Facebook and Twitter began their rise towards ubiquity, a fundamental social shift took place: the majority of people in the developed world…
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Big Brother isn't just watching: workplace surveillance can track your every move

Big Brother isn't just watching: workplace surveillance can track your every move | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Employers are using a range of technologies to monitor their staff’s web-browsing patterns, keystrokes, social media posts and even private messaging apps
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This film is made entirely with surveillance footage

This film is made entirely with surveillance footage | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
"This film has no cameraperson. But surveillance cameras all over China capture images for us, 24 hours a day," says Chinese artist Xu Bing, who recently released Dragonfly Eyes, a film he created entirely with surveillance footage found online. The film details a rather odd love story. The protagonist in the film, a young woman named Qing Tin
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Towards a data commons

Towards a data commons | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Implications for the whole of society of the data policies of collaborative economy platforms.
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Dealing with the privacy paradox –

Despite the largest scandal in data collection history, there are no signs of consumers taking majors steps to further protect their privacy. Facebook hasn’t tried to conceal its relief. What’s next…
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China's Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone

China's Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The country is perfecting a vast network of digital espionage as a means of social control—with implications for democracies worldwide.
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nukem777's curator insight, February 6, 4:54 AM
Give it another 10 years and people will be begging for the 'surveillance state'..

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Facebook Patents Tech To Detect Users’ Socioeconomic Status

Facebook Patents Tech To Detect Users’ Socioeconomic Status | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Facebook patent uses different data sources to guess what income bracket you're in.
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Corporate Surveillance In Everyday Life

Corporate Surveillance In Everyday Life | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
How Thousands of Companies Monitor, Analyze, and Influence the Lives of Billions. Report + Web Publication.
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How the Government Hides Secret Surveillance Programs

How the Government Hides Secret Surveillance Programs | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
A new report from Human Rights Watch sheds light on a troubling law enforcement practice called “parallel construction.”
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nukem777's curator insight, January 10, 3:34 PM
there's an oxymoron here somewhere

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The human solution to Facebook’s machine-produced problems also won’t work

In Facebook CEO Vows To Rid Social Network Of Bad Info, Actors, @mp_gavin says Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook post promising “To cleanse his social network of trolls, purveyors of false and misleading…
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China will collect the DNA of every adult in Xinjiang province, where Uyghur people are systematically oppressed

China will collect the DNA of every adult in Xinjiang province, where Uyghur people are systematically oppressed | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Xinjiang province is the site of intense surveillance and oppression, even by Chinese standards; it’s home to the largely Muslim Uyghur minority, and a combination of racism and Islamaphobia …
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Learning with Privacy at Scale - Apple

Learning with Privacy at Scale - Apple | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Apple Machine Learning Journal publishes posts written by Apple engineers about their work using machine learning technologies to help build innovative products for millions of people around the world.
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Coalition could allow firms to buy access to facial recognition data

Coalition could allow firms to buy access to facial recognition data | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Partially redacted documents from attorney general disclose private sector’s interest in facial verification service
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Germany bans children's smartwatches

Germany bans children's smartwatches | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Telecoms regulator says kids' smartwatches are spying devices and are to be banned under German law.
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Apple Plans to Share Some Data That the iPhone X Collects About Your Face. That’s a Huge Worry.

Apple Plans to Share Some Data That the iPhone X Collects About Your Face. That’s a Huge Worry. | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
App developers will have access to data, thought they won't be able to sell any. But developers have violated Apple's rules before.
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