Predictive policing models have shown remarkable ability to help clamp down on illegal activity and reduce crime. But do these methods lead to systematic bias against certain minority communities or ethnic groups? IUPUI study based on real-world data shows there is no statistically significant evidence of racial bias.
Following the Schrems II ruling and invalidation of the US-EU Privacy Shield, the Council of Europe has said that intelligence services need to stop spying on individuals’ digital communications.
Recent amendment to India's election laws enables the government to link the Aadhar national identification system to voter rolls, raising worries that voter ID may be used for privacy invasion.
Many have raised privacy concerns over FBI’s plan to develop a social media surveillance tool which will proactively identify and reactively monitor persons of interest or suspects in ongoing cases.
France will be the first in Europe to roll out a nationwide facial recognition ID program. Citizens will have a single digital identity tied to their face instead of using different user names and passwords.
Google Ads to stop sharing user data with advertisers involving categories of websites users are visiting to stay compliant with the GDPR and protect its programmatic advertising platform.
Changing attitudes, new and evolving regulations and the demise of third-party cookies have shifted traditional marketing practices towards zero party data as the favored solution.
Facebook announced an app suspension of “ten of thousands” of apps as part of its privacy investigation. The initiative extends to any app that refuses to answer Facebook how user data is utilized, shared and monetized.
The average social media user would be forgiven for thinking that Facebook’s data scandal had come seemingly out of nowhere. There were security warnings from industry experts dating as far back as 2013. Using one of the APIs, a loophole reported in 2015 allows hackers to gather millions of personal data from Facebook.