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
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2021
In the first half of 2020, Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft together fielded more than 112,000 data requests from local, state, and federal officials.
The Newport Daily News From ACM News | June 30, 2021
A cyberattack may have been involved in a naval confrontation this week between Russia and a British warship in the Black Sea that never really happened.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 25, 2021
Plan to remove web-tracking technology from Chrome has faced pressure from competition regulators, privacy zealots, and the digital media industry.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | June 24, 2021
Verified coding techniques use mathematical proofs to ensure code is error-free and hacker-resistant. Can the approach revolutionize software?
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2021
Charles M. Geschke helped create the modern world of computing, where beautiful typography and expressive, artistic graphics are as integral to most users' experience...Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2021
Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner has cited the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for illegally using facial recognition software from Clearview AI.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 18, 2021