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  • http://users.wfu.edu/zulick/454/gopac.html
    by loughlin on September 18, 2020 at 11:33 pm

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  • Flamethrowers and Fire Extinguishers – a review of “The Social Dilemma” | LibrarianShipwreck
    by loughlin on September 18, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    “The myth of technological and political and social inevitability is a powerful tranquilizer of the conscience. Its service is to remove responsibility from the shoulders of everyone who truly believes in it. But, in fact, there are actors!” – Joseph Weizenbaum (1976) […]

  • Noam Chomsky: The world is at the most dangerous moment in human history
    by loughlin on September 17, 2020 at 11:02 am

    Get the New Statesman's Morning Call email. “There’s been nothing like it in human history,” Chomsky said. “I’m old enough to remember, very vividly, the threat that Nazism could take over much of Eurasia, that was not an idle concern. […]

  • Databases of ruin
    by loughlin on September 16, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Ben Wizner, chief legal advisor to Edward Snowden and director of the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology project, talks to the New Statesman about the new age of mass surveillance. A Skype call with Edward Snowden’s lawyer is different from other Skype calls. […]

  • Police Knew Far-Right Extremists Were the Real Threat at George Floyd Protests, Not “Antifa”
    by loughlin on September 16, 2020 at 3:03 pm

    As protests against police violence spread to every state in the U.S. and dramatic images flooded in from cities across the country, President Donald Trump and his attorney general spun an ominous story of opportunistic leftists exploiting a national trauma to sow chaos and disorder. […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on September 14, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    #Alevel '#MutantAlgorithm' #DPIA [Thread] (Some very... interesting timings if you read down.) […]

  • Untitled (http://www.beuc.eu/publications/beuc-x-2020-078_artificial_intelligence_what_consumers_say_report.pdf)
    by loughlin on September 8, 2020 at 11:01 am

    RT @beuc: Our new survey shows that most people think companies use #AI to manipulate consumer decision. These concerns must be addressed to ensure strong protection for consumers and for them to trust this technology: #Aiconsumersurvey […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on September 8, 2020 at 11:01 am

    RT @beuc: Our new survey shows that most people think companies use #AI to manipulate consumer decision. These concerns must be addressed to ensure strong protection for consumers and for them to trust this technology: #Aiconsumersurvey […]

  • Nuzzel Not Found
    by loughlin on September 4, 2020 at 7:25 am

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  • Twitter
    by loughlin on September 1, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    Imagine the data protection principles are a pie. Divide the pie into seven slices. Label one of the slices ‘infosec’. Without the other six, you do not have a data protection pie. You have a single slice out of context. […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 30, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Btw. While I'm not expecting much from most contributors to this guide, which aims to further sustain today's broken and exploitative surveillance advertising ecosystem against consumer expectations and the law, it's a shame that a public broadcaster, the BBC, takes part in this. […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 25, 2020 at 2:28 pm

    Agreed! And this is a very helpful white paper--many thanks to you and @DataEthicsEU. […]

  • Unsealed Google lawsuit docs show its own engineers were confused by privacy settings
    by loughlin on August 25, 2020 at 11:17 am

    Even *Google software engineers* were confused about how to turn off location tracking in their services, according to newly unsealed documents. How can anyone expect regular people to navigate this maze of dark patterns and obfuscation? […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 25, 2020 at 11:17 am

    Even *Google software engineers* were confused about how to turn off location tracking in their services, according to newly unsealed documents. How can anyone expect regular people to navigate this maze of dark patterns and obfuscation? […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 21, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    RT @PrivacyMatters: 2015. Still valuable. A @Europarl_EN study. 'A comparison between US and EU data protection legislation for law enforcement purposes' […]

  • Untitled (https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2015/536459/IPOL_STU%282015%29536459_EN.pdf)
    by loughlin on August 21, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    RT @PrivacyMatters: 2015. Still valuable. A @Europarl_EN study. 'A comparison between US and EU data protection legislation for law enforcement purposes' […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 19, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    RT @CBridge_Chief: I’ve sent an FOI request to @Education_Ire for the #DPIA for their calculated grades process. It constitutes automated processing having a significant effect on fundamental rights. […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 19, 2020 at 8:25 am

    @PrivacyKit @daraghobrien HSE went with E&Y on test and tracing. And PWC on PPE modelling […]

  • Twitter
    by loughlin on August 14, 2020 at 5:49 pm

    Excellent fisking of the @ofqual paper by @xtophercook (see full [Thread]) including this extraordinary list: For every subject from Further Mathematics down, the "Predictive Accuracy" of the model is equivalent to LESS than a coin toss! […]

  • 10 Essential Reaper TIPS and SHORTCUTS! - The Home Recordings
    by loughlin on August 13, 2020 at 12:31 pm

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