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Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures

Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Photographer Kevin McElvaney documents a former wetland in Ghana which is home to the world’s largest e-waste dumping site, and where most of the the boys and men who smash devices to get to the metals end up dying from cancer in their 20s
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Tech firms could face new EU regulations over fake news | Media | The Guardian

Tech firms could face new EU regulations over fake news | Media | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
EU security commissioner says new regulations may have to be brought in if tech firms fail to tackle issues voluntarily
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No joke: have China's censors gone too far with ban on humour app? | World news | The Guardian

No joke: have China's censors gone too far with ban on humour app? | World news | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
End of Neihan Duanzi, which united strangers around funny memes, has driven users underground where they openly question controls over society
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How firms you have never interacted with can target your Facebook | Technology | The Guardian

How firms you have never interacted with can target your Facebook | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Advertisers are seemingly able to access accounts with no input from the user
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Killer robots: pressure builds for ban as governments meet | Technology | The Guardian

Killer robots: pressure builds for ban as governments meet | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Countries spending billions on ‘third revolution in warfare’ as UN debates regulation of AI-powered weapons
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Bio bots: robots that mimic animal physiology | Technology | The Guardian

Bio bots: robots that mimic animal physiology | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
A new generation of machines is being created, often with complex purposes in mind
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How Mark Zuckerberg's testimony lurched from easy ride to headache | Technology | The Guardian

How Mark Zuckerberg's testimony lurched from easy ride to headache | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Facebook founder was lost for words as representatives asked questions about user tracking
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Trouble for big tech as consumers sour on Amazon, Facebook and co | Technology | The Guardian

Trouble for big tech as consumers sour on Amazon, Facebook and co | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Trump is after Amazon, Congress is after Facebook, and Apple and Google have their problems too. Should the world’s top tech firms be worried?
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Death by robot: the new mechanised danger in our changing world | Technology | The Guardian

Death by robot: the new mechanised danger in our changing world | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
As the use of autonomous machines increases in society, so too has the chance of robot-related fatalities
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Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice | Technology | The Guardian

Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world
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Facebook to make political advertisers hand over more information, Mark Zuckerberg announces

Facebook to make political advertisers hand over more information, Mark Zuckerberg announces | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Facebook will require political advertisers to provide more information about their identities, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said, responding to concerns about how foreign advertisements affected the 2016 presidential election. 
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They've got your money and your data. Now hackers are coming to destroy your trust

They've got your money and your data. Now hackers are coming to destroy your trust | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Nation-state attackers are attempting to undermine trust in critical services -- so how do we go about stopping them?
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Labour Party 'not connected' to abusive anti-Jewish messages

Labour Party 'not connected' to abusive anti-Jewish messages | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The party seeks to distance itself from pro-Corbyn online groups whose members have made anti-Jewish and violent comments.
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Cambridge Analytica parent company had access to secret MoD information | UK news | The Guardian

Cambridge Analytica parent company had access to secret MoD information | UK news | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Defence ministry praised SCL for training it gave to psychological warfare group, papers show
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Americans want tougher rules for big tech amid privacy scandals, poll finds | Technology | The Guardian

Americans want tougher rules for big tech amid privacy scandals, poll finds | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
After Cambridge Analytica revelations, 83% of Americans call for companies like Facebook to face harsher penalties for breaches
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Google vs the right to be forgotten: Chips with Everything podcast | Technology | The Guardian

Google vs the right to be forgotten: Chips with Everything podcast | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
In April 2018, Google lost a landmark case against a businessman who used his ‘right to be forgotten’ to have links to a previous conviction taken down from the search engine. Jordan Erica Webber discusses the importance of this case and looks ahead at the coming era of General Data Protection Regulation
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Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram | News | The Guardian

Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram | News | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The long read: Their hero is Jordan Belfort, their social media feeds display super-rich lifestyles. But what are these self-styled traders really selling? By Symeon Brown
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Shhh … Alexa might be listening | Technology | The Guardian

Shhh … Alexa might be listening | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Amazon has filed a patent that could allow its Echo devices to one day listen in on conversations to help with user recommendations. A handy feature or more fodder for conspiracy theories?
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Android phone makers skip Google security updates without telling users – study | Technology | The Guardian

Android phone makers skip Google security updates without telling users – study | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Users told smartphone’s software has been updated with monthly patches when it hasn’t, new research claims
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Google loses landmark 'right to be forgotten' case | Technology | The Guardian

Google loses landmark 'right to be forgotten' case | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Businessman wins legal action to force removal of search results about past conviction
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After the Facebook scandal it’s time to base the digital economy on public v private ownership of data | Technology | The Guardian

After the Facebook scandal it’s time to base the digital economy on public v private ownership of data | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The data-mining scandal offers a unique chance to reclaim our private information and use it in a way that will benefit us all
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Facebook suspends data firm hired by Vote Leave over alleged Cambridge Analytica ties | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook suspends data firm hired by Vote Leave over alleged Cambridge Analytica ties | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
AggregateIQ, which played a pivotal role in the Brexit campaign, suspended after reports it may have improperly obtained user data
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Twitter API overhaul threatens to seriously shaft apps... again • The Register

Twitter API overhaul threatens to seriously shaft apps... again • The Register | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Devs get nervous as streams interface sunset approaches with no replacement ready
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We work for Google. It shouldn't be in the business of war | Open letter signed by Google employees | Opinion | The Guardian

We work for Google. It shouldn't be in the business of war | Open letter signed by Google employees | Opinion | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
In this open letter to Google’s CEO, over 3,000 employees urged the company not to work on a Pentagon ‘AI surveillance engine’ used for drone warfare
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Google sees major claims of harassment and discrimination as lawsuits proceed | Technology | The Guardian

Google sees major claims of harassment and discrimination as lawsuits proceed | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Two lawsuits by female employees, alleging company underpays women and that ‘bro-culture’ enabled daily harassment, move ahead
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Facebook VP wrote site's actions were 'de facto good' – even if they led to deaths | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook VP wrote site's actions were 'de facto good' – even if they led to deaths | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Zuckerberg says he disagrees with 2016 memo, which acknowledged site could cost lives or play role in terror attacks
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