Google Social Credit System China and chances are most sites you check out will call it dystopian and Orwellian.
They will tell you how intrusive the Chinese Social Credit System is and how it runs with
little regard to data privacy.
Is that really the truth? How bad is the Chinese Social Credit System? Is it unfair and too intrusive
Continue reading “Social Credit System China: A detailed study, Part 1”
The Chinese government’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced its 3-year action plan for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in 2017.
Over the past year since the announcement, experts have come to realize the plan is ambitious to the point of being scary. The proposals set in the MIIT 3-year plan
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How much of government surveillance is too much surveillance is a question that has been troubling people since a long time. But before we analyze that, let’s look at surveillance definition in
“…surveillance is the monitoring of behavior, activities, or other changing information for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting people.”
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As more and more women choose to travel alone, apps for women who travel alone become more popular and more efficient. With so many apps available how do you know which ones are the best to use for solo travel?
There is nothing like a well-deserved vacation and traveling alone can seem like a good idea. The beautiful scenery, warm weather
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Google has announced it will begin charging smartphone manufacturers a license fee to install Play Store and a number of apps like YouTube, Google Maps and Gmail for all smartphones and tablets meant for sale in the European Union (EU).
Continue reading “Google will charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe”
European Union authorities have started checking whether the American online retail giant Amazon.com is using its merchants’ data to eliminate competition and gain an unfair advantage. Questionnaires are being sent out to Amazon merchants to collect more information.
Bloomberg reported the European Union Competition Commissioner Ms Margrethe Vestager Continue reading “European Union starts probing Amazon for antitrust – and what it could mean”
Since the European Union (EU) Parliament has voted in favor of the Copyright Directive, analysts have been discussing the impact of Article 11 and Article 13.
As discussed in our earlier post on
EU copyright law a commentary, Article 3 is also important because it recommends Continue reading “EU copyright directive (Part 2) with analysis of Article 11 and Article 13”
The European Union (EU) Parliament has voted in favor of the Copyright Directive, a legislation focused on updating the online EU copyright law, something that will leave an impact much beyond Europe.
The amended version of the EU copyright law
Continue reading “EU approves controversial copyright directive that could change internet forever (Part 1)”
Are you tempted by the buy Twitter followers ads? Looking for a quick jump in your Twitter followers without proportional efforts or value from your end? Or may be you’re looking for vanity matrics?
Continue reading “Why people buy Twitter followers (and why it’s a bad idea)”
Note: This is the 2 nd part of the series: History of Data Protection Laws. If you haven’t read the History of Data Protection Laws Part 1, we recommend you do so before you read this post.
This post covers the remaining acts and guidelines till the end of the 20th century.
The first part traced the evolution of Data Protection Laws from 1890 to the 1980, when OECD guidelines Continue reading “History of Data Protection Laws Part 2”