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Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies – TechCrunch

Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies – TechCrunch Thibault Schrepel Contributor Thibault Schrepel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Economic Law at Utrecht University and a reviewer at the Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy. While statements and position papers from …

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Apple’s Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex” – TechCrunch

Apple’s Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex” – TechCrunch Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has joined the chorus of voices warning that data itself is being weaponized again people and societies — arguing that the trade in digital data has exploded into a “data industrial complex”. Cook …

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Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019 – TechCrunch

Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019 – TechCrunch Analyst Gartner, best known for crunching device marketshare data; charting technology hype cycles; and churning out predictive listicles of emergent capabilities at software’s cutting edge has now put businesses on watch that as well as dabbling in …

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The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations – TechCrunch

The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations – TechCrunch David Gorodyansky Contributor More posts by this contributor Warrantless surveillance law proves it’s time to take privacy into our own hands This is the future if net neutrality is repealed; the creeping, costly death of …

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France records big jump in privacy complaints since GDPR – TechCrunch

France records big jump in privacy complaints since GDPR – TechCrunch Another European data protection agency has reported a sharp rise in the numbers of complaints since the EU updated its privacy framework four months ago, when GDPR came into force, updating regional data protection rules and introducing much higher penalties …

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Researchers find that filters don’t prevent porn – TechCrunch

Researchers find that filters don’t prevent porn – TechCrunch In a paper entitled Internet Filtering and Adolescent Exposure to Online Sexual Material, Oxford Internet Institute researchers Victoria Nash and Andrew Przybylski found that Internet filters rarely work to keep adolescents away from online porn. “It’s important to consider the efficacy …

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Europe takes another step towards copyright pre-filters for user generated content – TechCrunch

Europe takes another step towards copyright pre-filters for user generated content – TechCrunch In a key vote this morning the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee has backed the two most controversial elements of a digital copyright reform package — which critics warn could have a chilling effect on Internet norms like memes …

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