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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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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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Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak before a July 29, 2020 House Judiciary committee meeting By Seth Colaner, July 31, 2020 3:19 PM This week, as the heads of four of the largest and most powerful tech companies in the world were called...
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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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Source: Daily Maverick By Peter Fabricius • 15 June 2020 Senior American official says China is using Huawei to export its ‘surveillance state’. The US government has warned South Africa that it is risking the security of its most sensitive information and data by using the 5G telecoms infrastructure of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.  The...
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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 of the fancy tracking devices...
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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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  We find our speakers through a combination of literature reviews and calls with experts and community leaders. This year, we wanted to share the fruits of that research. Sources written by or featuring our speakers are listed first and are followed by other sources in alphabetical order. General Historical Background: In Our Times, “The Poor...
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Bloomberg Markets and Finance Nov.05 — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discusses security concerns surrounding Chinese network vendors, the potential merger of T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp, and political advertising on social media. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg Markets.”
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