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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.

Shoshana Zuboff : ‘Surveillance capitalism is an assault on human autonomy’
2109-10-04 11:12:00
What began as advertising is now a threat to freedom and democracy argues the author and scholar. Time to wake up - and fight for a different digital future It's a beautiful day on Hampstead (...)
The Lawfare Podcast : Maria Ressa on the Weaponization of Social Media
2020-10-25 12:53:49
On this episode of Lawfare's Arbiters of Truth series on disinformation, Evelyn Douek spoke with Maria Ressa, a Filipino-American journalist and co-founder of Rappler, an online news site based (...)
Facebook s’oppose à un projet de recherche sur le ciblage publicitaire politique
2020-10-25 11:54:44
Facebook a demandé à l'université de New York (NYU) de mettre fin à un projet de recherche sur ses pratiques en termes de ciblage des publicités politiques, parce qu'il enfreint son règlement en (...)
Facebook Seeks Shutdown of NYU Research Project Into Political Ad Targeting
2020-10-25 11:51:59
Facebook Inc. is demanding that a New York University research project cease collecting data about its political-ad targeting practices, setting up a fight with academics seeking to study the (...)
Spam filters are efficient and uncontroversial. Until you look at them.
2020-10-25 11:28:02
An experiment reveals that Microsoft Outlook marks messages as spam on the basis of a single word, such as “Nigeria”. Spam filters are largely unaudited and could discriminate unfairly. In an (...)
Facebook Manipulated the News You See to Appease Republicans, Insiders Say
2020-10-25 11:24:01
Sources tell us the platform tweaked its code to help right-wing publishers and throttle sites like Mother Jones. Near the close of the first year of the Trump presidency, executives at Facebook (...)
Live facial recognition is tracking kids suspected of being criminals
2020-10-25 11:20:11
In Buenos Aires, the first known system of its kind is hunting down minors who appear in a national database of alleged offenders. In a national database in Argentina, tens of thousands of (...)
Police to use AI recognition drones to help find the missing
2020-10-25 11:16:12
Police Scotland has unveiled a new aerial drone system to help in searches for missing and vulnerable people. The remotely-piloted aircraft system (RPAS) can see things we can't to try to work (...)
How Amazon prevents unions by surveilling employee activism
2020-10-24 22:49:39
Key Points Amazon has managed to keep unions out of its ranks since the company's founding in 1994. A recent string of events appears to show the extent of Amazon's efforts to avoid unions and (...)
Shoshana Zuboff : « Nous avons besoin de nouveaux droits pour sortir du capitalisme de surveillance »
2020-10-24 16:18:00
Sociologue et professeure émérite à la Harvard Business School, Shoshana Zuboff s'est intéressée à l'économie des big data. Alors que son dernier livre paraît en français, elle expose ici les rouages du (...)
Keylogger, enregistrement audio : votre employeur a-t-il le droit de vous surveiller en télétravail ?
2020-10-24 15:30:05
La popularité des logiciels de surveillance des employés a augmenté drastiquement avec le recours massif au télétravail. Pourtant, certaines des fonctionnalités qu'ils proposent ne sont pas toutes (...)
Qui veut la peau de Google ?
2020-10-24 15:25:07
Cartes, vidéo, navigateurs... Passage en revue des marchés que la firme, poursuivie par la justice américaine, écrase de son poids colossal. Le mardi 20 octobre 2020 restera comme une date (...)
IAB Europe’s ad tracking consent framework found to fail GDPR standard
2020-10-24 12:42:04
A flagship framework for gathering Internet users' consent for targeting with behavioral ads — which is designed by ad industry body, the IAB Europe — fails to meet the required legal standards of (...)
La 5G, un gouffre énergétique programmé
2020-10-24 12:36:44
Si le monde ultraconnecté promis par la 5G suscite un débat intense et si les doutes sur ses dangers sanitaires appellent des études approfondiees, la réalité de son coût énergétique mérite, selon (...)
The Police Can Probably Break Into Your Phone
2020-10-23 23:23:03
At least 2,000 law enforcement agencies have tools to get into encrypted smartphones, according to new research, and they are using them far more than previously known. In a new Apple ad, a man (...)
Google est dans le viseur de la justice américaine
2020-10-23 08:42:47
Le géant du Net est poursuivi pour abus de position dominante par les autorités judiciaires américaines. Impensable il y a encore quelques années, cette procédure illustre l'inquiétude grandissante (...)