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#Cyberculture agenda: “China’s Operating Manuals for Mass Internment and Arrest by Algorithm”

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists – Nov 24

A new leak of highly classified Chinese government documents has uncovered the operations manual for running the mass detention camps in Xinjiang and exposed the mechanics of the region’s Orwellian system of mass surveillance and “predictive


Google Shakes Up Its ‘TGIF’—and Ends Its Culture of Openness

Amid leaks and protests, CEO Sundar Pichai is drastically shrinking the company-wide meeting that was once a symbol of
The Apple Card Didn’t ‘See’ Gender—and That’s the Problem

The way its algorithm determines credit lines makes the risk of bias more acute.
Amnesty International – Nov 21, 4:45 AM

Facebook and Google’s omnipresent surveillance of billions of people poses a systemic threat to human rights, Amnesty International warned in a new report as it called for a radical transformation of the tech giants’ core business model.

 

Fake news on Facebook is increasing — and reaching more people than it did in 2016

Facebook says it has a handle on fake news around the 2020 U.S. presidential election, but a new report from the global activist group Avaaz suggests its efforts
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Cryptocurrency is keeping FBI on its toes as director recognizes increasing threat

The director fo the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said cryptocurrencies are a “significant problem
Tech is powering the future of civil disobedience

People across the world are demonstrating their discontent in increasingly creative and disruptive ways. The past year has seen
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