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Six Ways “Lawful Access” Puts Everyone’s Security At Risk

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The Week in Internet News: San Francisco Bans Use of Facial Recognition by Police
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Technology 20 May 2019

The Week in Internet News: San Francisco Bans Use of Facial Recognition by Police

No cameras, please: The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to ban the use of facial recognition technologies...

The False Promise of Lawful Access to Private Data
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In the News 17 May 2019

The False Promise of Lawful Access to Private Data

Wired
Envisioning the Future in the Middle East
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Shaping the Internet's Future 16 May 2019

Envisioning the Future in the Middle East

How can the brightest minds help transform the Middle East for the better? The MIT SciTech Conference hoped to find...

How to regulate the internet without shackling its creativity
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In the News 15 May 2019

How to regulate the internet without shackling its creativity

Stuff (New Zealand)
Over 60% of people think connected home devices are ‘creepy,’ survey reveals (but nearly three-quarters own one anyway)
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In the News 14 May 2019

Over 60% of people think connected home devices are ‘creepy,’ survey reveals (but nearly three-quarters own one anyway)

Daily Mail
WhatsApp: How a Bug Relates to the G7
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Building Trust 14 May 2019

WhatsApp: How a Bug Relates to the G7

On 13 May, more than a billion users saw the messaging application WhatsApp being updated. At the same time...

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