EPIC To Congress: Require Algorithmic Transparency For Dominant Internet Firms

In advance of a hearing on Filtering Practices of Social Media Companies, EPIC has sent a statement to the House Judiciary Committee. EPIC said that “algorithmic transparency” could help establish fairness, transparency, and accountability for much of what users see online. In 2011, EPIC sent…

New Method For Disabling Facial Recognition Within Social Media Products – Latest Hacking News

When you upload your photo to one of the many social media platforms its facial recognition systems try to recognise New Method For Disabling Facial Recognition Within Social Media Products on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New Method For Disabling Facial Recognition Within…

EPIC’s Spotlight on Surveillance: Social Media Monitoring

In 2011, EPIC uncovered the first government program to monitor social media. EPIC v. DHS revealed that a government agency was tracking posts on social media to identify critics of government. Today EPIC released a new report on the recent developments in government media monitoring….

A Constitutional Conundrum That’s Not Going Away—Unequal Access to Social Media Posts

Among the many privacy challenges posed by social media, one has flown largely under the radar: balancing defendants’ due process rights to access exculpatory information against the crucial privacy protections of the Stored Communications Act (SCA). Here’s the problem: prosecutors have broad powers to demand…

“Kicka$$ and Party for Good” New Fun Social Club for Rockstars in Life Launches

“Kicka$$ and Party for Good” is an Invite Only Social Club Rewarding ‘Rockstars in Life’ Travel to Party Every Season. SANTA MONICA, CA, UNITED STATES, May 31, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — Kickass and Party for Good, is a fun … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE “Kicka$$ and…

Egyptian Blogger and Activist Wael Abbas Detained

When we wrote of award-winning journalist Wael Abbas being silenced by social media platforms in February, we never suspected that those suspensions would reach beyond the internet to help silence him in real life. But, following Abbas’s detention on Wednesday by police in Cairo, we now…

Artificial intelligence for social good: Big tech spins a new narrative

… well-established technology companies to use artificial intelligence for social good. The SAS … investing in projects that use artificial intelligence for social good. The list … tackle global challenges. Whether using artificial intelligence for social good becomes a … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Artificial…