Internet freedom is eroding on two fronts: the sheer number of efforts to block access to legitimate information, and the level…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
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Researchers at Twitter found that the social media platform amplifies more tweets from rightwing politicians and news outlets than content from leftwing sources...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | October 25, 2021
Australian privacy commissioner Angelene Falk said facial recognition technology used in 700 Australian 7-Eleven stores interfered with customer privacy.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2021
Growing up on a farm in Virginia during segregation, West knew education would be her means of escape. But she didn't know her quiet work on a naval base would...The Guardian From ACM News | November 24, 2020
China is embracing facial payment technology, which allows consumers to purchase goods simply by posing in front of point-of-sale machines equipped with cameras...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2019
Researchers have demonstrated a computer program that turns a normal digital camera into a periscope, allowing the camera to see objects hidden from view around...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | January 25, 2019
You could be forgiven for thinking that Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law created to fill your inbox with identikit warnings from every...The Guardian From ACM News | May 21, 2018