The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is expected to rule on the validity of the current data transfer processes for personal data flowing across the EU border from companies within the EU. In Data Protection Commission v. Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (C-113/18) the CJEU will for the second time in five years review the privacy safeguards required by EU law when a company like Facebook Ireland Limited sends personally collected data to servers location in the United States.
Alphabet continues to acquire companies to discourage competition, fire employee-activists, and mine personal health data. Perhaps the time has come abandon Google in order to stop promoting these dangerous practices.
$10 million fund to fight deepfakes is a very small first step. deepfakes remain relatively easy to spot today, but that the technology continues to improve rapidly. More must be done to verify content before it is published online.
Algorithms are already pervading the hiring process. To continue using these systems, both the companies offering these systems and the companies subscribing to these services need to test and retest to be sure the software isn’t looking for hidden clues that reflect the pre-existing bias built into society: language choice, choice of neighborhoods, zip codes, volunteer activities, names, or the myriad of other, seemingly neutral factors, that serve as surrogates for gender, race, and other potential areas for discrimination.
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