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Bedoya, Alvaro, Privacy as Civil Right (May 12, 2020). New Mexico Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3599201 Abstract As the first U.S.-born Hispanic senator, Senator Dennis Chávez of New Mexico left a rich legacy of advocacy for civil rights and civil liberties. In this lecture, the fourth U.S. Senator Dennis Chávez...
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California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education. (2020). The Shift to Online Education During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Concerns and Recommendations for California. Contributing authors include Christine Sleeter, Alison Dover, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Roxana Marachi, Kyle Beckham, Carol Batker, and Kevin Kumashiro. http://www.care-ed.org In this research brief, the California Alliance of Researchers for Equity...
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Jamie McKane 21 August 2020 Vumacam has won a court battle against the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), which accused it of spying on innocent people and selling the footage to third parties. In a judgement handed down by the Gauteng High Court on 20 August, the court ruled against the JRA, which had refused to...
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Tyrel Johnson The city council will vote in September on plans to update guidelines, which would provide more oversight and a Privacy Advisory Commission. By Chris Teale Published Aug. 5, 2020 Amid swirling controversies surrounding San Diego’s Smart Streetlights program, including its use to surveil protestors marching against systemic racism, new laws being debated in the city would...
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Webinar with Digital Media Law expert Emma Sadleir, Vumacam CEO Ricky Croock, and Corporate Advisor James Mc Cormack. Tuesday (4 August) at 1pm Register at the link below: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/80/wyg05h7g Please get as many people to dial into this webinar. Let's make sure this session is bombarded with questions about privacy, audited consultation, Bylaw used, Constitutional...
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Countries need to be able to trust that 5G equipment and software will not threaten national security, economic security, privacy, intellectual property, or human rights. The momentum in favor of secure 5G is building. The UK joins democracies such as the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, and Sweden in banning Huawei from future...
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Eleni Kosta First published: 07 July 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/rego.12331 Abstract This paper explores the extent to which current interpretations of the notion of agency, as traditionally perceived under human rights law, pose challenges to human rights protection in light of algorithmic surveillance. After examining the notion of agency under the European Convention on Human Rights as...
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Image Mojo Wang NY Times By Raymond Zhong May 26, 2020, 4:43 a.m. ET China’s Virus Apps May Outlast the Outbreak, Stirring Privacy Fears With the disease there mostly under control, officials are looking for new uses for the government software that’s now on many phones. At the height of China’s coronavirus outbreak, officials made quick use...
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Construction equipment is parked on an Eastern Waterfront work site after Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs announced it pulled out of the neighbouring “smart city” project. CHRIS HELGREN/REUTERS JOSH O’KANE PUBLISHED MAY 7, 2020 Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs is walking away from building a smart-city development in Toronto after two and a half years of controversy over...
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The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called “surveillance capitalism,” and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior. In this masterwork of original thinking and research, Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the phenomenon that she has named surveillance...
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