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This site is carried out within the framework of the project e-traces. It presents a whole of articles collected on various sites of information concerning the movement generalized towards a security firm and, more particularly, Web 2.0 in this context. Structured around key words, information, regularly brought up to date, is accessible by associations. It presents an extract of the article with a bond towards the original page.

Why we’re concerned about profiling and micro-targeting in elections.
2020-06-30 17:24:40
There is now an ecosystem that drives voter profiling and targeted messages, often known as micro-targeting, that accompany modern political campaigning globally. The targeted ad-supported (...)
The UK spent millions on a Covid-19 tracking app and then abandoned it
2020-06-30 17:01:55
Last month, Amber Beard tested out and wrote about a new Covid-19 tracking app that the UK government was trialing on the Isle of Wight. Beard explained how the app, named NHS Covid-19, was (...)
Emotion Analytics Used in AI Recruitment Tools Are Not Only Unethical But Incorrect
2020-06-30 14:09:21
Research from psychologists, as well as concerns from AI experts and privacy groups, indicate that emotion analytics do not produce accurate or reliable results. A candidate is preparing for a (...)
Race After Technology — Ruha Benjamin
2020-06-30 10:02:44
“Race After Technology is a brilliant, beautifully argued, engagingly written, and groundbreaking work. Ruha Benjamin is that rare scholar whose sophisticated understanding of science and (...)
Reddit shuts down r/The_Donald after years of problems with racism, anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories
2020-06-30 09:10:03
Moderators, participants fled the subreddit months ago over complaints that Reddit was too strict on speech Reddit shut down its popular but controversial forum devoted to supporting President (...)
Too Smart - Jathan Sadowski
2020-06-30 08:53:42
How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling Our Lives, and Taking Over the World Who benefits from smart technology ? Whose interests are served when we trade our personal data for (...)
Now Is the Time to Dismantle Our Cities’ Invasive Surveillance Infrastructure
2020-06-30 08:26:22
Not all innovation deserves to exist — many surveillance and policing technologies should never have been created in the first place It may have sounded radical when Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft (...)
Démanteler les infrastructures de surveillance et de discrimination massives ?
2020-06-30 07:25:40
Si les annonces de moratoires dans le domaine de la reconnaissance faciale semblent soulager un certain nombre de ses opposants, il ne fait aucun doute que ces réponses des grandes entreprises de (...)
Haine en ligne : le boycottage d’annonceurs oblige Facebook à fléchir
2020-06-29 23:16:17
Des entreprises telles les multinationales Unilever, Verizon ou Coca-Cola estiment que la plate-forme n'en fait pas assez contre les discours haineux. Il est rare qu'une entreprise prévienne les (...)
En Turquie, les nouveaux pouvoirs dévolus aux « chemises brunes » d’Erdogan inquiètent
2020-06-29 23:03:14
Le Parlement turc a récemment donné aux « veilleurs de quartier », un corps d'auxiliaires de police remis au goût du jour par le président Erdogan, le droit de procéder à des arrestations, d'empêcher (...)
L’accord de coopération sur le contact tracing violerait le RGPD
2020-06-28 18:11:48
Comme ses prédécesseurs, l'accord sur le contact tracing signé par les entités fédérées est dénoncé par l'Autorité de protection des données, qui n'a pas été consultée. Au-delà du contenu potentiellement en (...)
Man wrongfully arrested due to facial recognition software talks about ’humiliating’ experience
2020-06-28 18:01:02
A Black man in Detroit spent over a day in custody in January after an incorrect facial recognition match led to his wrongful arrest. Robert Williams spent more than a day in custody at a (...)
California city bans predictive policing in U.S. first
2020-06-28 17:08:01
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As officials mull steps to tackle police brutality and racism, California's Santa Cruz has become the first U.S. city to ban predictive policing, which (...)
Why tech didn’t save us from covid-19
2020-06-28 16:37:28
America's paralysis reveals a deep and fundamental flaw in how the nation thinks about innovation. Technology has failed the US and much of the rest of the world in its most important role : (...)
How the arms industry drives Fortress Europe’s expansion
2020-06-28 12:34:29
In March, April, and May of this year, multiple European countries deployed military forces to their national borders. This was done to assist with controls and patrols in the wake of border (...)
Many Police Departments Have Software That Can Identify People In Crowds
2020-06-28 11:59:49
BriefCam, a facial recognition and surveillance video analysis company, sells the ability to surveil protesters and enforce social distancing — without the public knowing. As protesters demand an (...)