Netherlands government and educational institutions have pushed big tech companies to make significant privacy changes by negotiating their compliance with European...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2023
Security researcher Matthias Marx successfully bid on eBay for a Secure Electronic Enrollment Kit, which contained the names, nationalities, photographs, fingerprints...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 30, 2022
The market for commercial spyware — which allows governments to invade mobile phones and vacuum up data — is booming. Even the U.S. government is using it.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 9, 2022
Researchers tested Facebook's automated moderation system by submitting ads around Election Day that contained direct threats against election workers.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 5, 2022
Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.
...The New York Times From ACM News | December 2, 2022
Self-driving eighteen-wheelers are on U.S. highways, but there are still human "safety drivers" behind the wheel. What will it take to get them out?
The New York Times From ACM News | November 28, 2022
Chegg, a homework help app, exposed the data of 40 million users, including details about some students' sexual orientation and religion, regulators said in a legal...The New York Times From ACM News | November 1, 2022
More multilingual fact-checking groups are pushing back against misleading translations, manipulated images, and outright lies that jump platforms and cross borders...The New York Times From ACM News | October 17, 2022
Independent website Alt News has emerged as a leading debunker of misinformation in India, but highlighting hate speech against minorities has put it on a collision...The New York Times From ACM News | September 28, 2022
Mozilla Foundation researchers found pressing the "dislike" button on a YouTube video does little to improve the videos chosen by the YouTube platform's recommender...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2022