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Facebook face recognition error looks awkward ahead of GDPR – TechCrunch

Facebook face recognition error looks awkward ahead of GDPR – TechCrunch A Facebook face recognition notification slip-up hints at how risky the company’s approach to compliance with a tough new European data protection standard could turn out to be. On Friday a Metro journalist in the UK reported receiving a …

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Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe – TechCrunch

Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe – TechCrunch Facebook users in Europe are reporting the company has begun testing its controversial facial recognition technology in the region. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have said they’ve been notified by …

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Facebook moves to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR – TechCrunch

Facebook moves to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR – TechCrunch Facebook has another change in the works to respond to the European Union’s beefed up data protection framework — and this one looks intended to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR, and at scale. Late yesterday Reuters reported on a …

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Data experts on Facebook’s GDPR changes: Expect lawsuits – TechCrunch

Data experts on Facebook’s GDPR changes: Expect lawsuits – TechCrunch Make no mistake: Fresh battle lines are being drawn in the clash between data-mining tech giants and Internet users over people’s right to control their personal information and protect their privacy. An update to European Union data protection rules next month …

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Can data science save social media? – TechCrunch

Can data science save social media? – TechCrunch Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government technology innovators and cybersecurity …

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Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk. More posts by this contributor The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon …

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UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch

UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch The need for diverse development teams and truly representational data-sets to avoid biases being baked into AI algorithms is one of the core recommendations in a lengthy committee report looking into the economic, ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence, …

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Privacy Shield now facing questions via legal challenge to Facebook data flows – TechCrunch

Privacy Shield now facing questions via legal challenge to Facebook data flows – TechCrunch The Irish High Court has referred for a second time a legal challenge to Facebook’s EU-US data transfers to Europe’s top court, seeking a preliminary ruling on a series of fundamental questions pertaining to the clash …

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How Facebook has reacted since the data misuse scandal broke – TechCrunch

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be questioned by US lawmakers today about the “use and abuse of data” — following weeks of breaking news about a data misuse scandal dating back to 2014. The Guardian published its first story linking Cambridge Analytica and Facebook user data in December 2015. The …

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