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Crazy Idea No. 46: Making Big Data Beneficial for All

Jul 17, 2020 |

Now here’s a crazy idea: What if the data we all generate on a day to day basis benefited us, instead of the companies that collect it? It may sound nuts at first, but some AI experts see a future in which people hold full control over their data and smart digital assistants infused with AI work to protect and monetize a person’s individual’s data for his or her benefit. Read more…

Contact Tracing COVID-19 Throws a Curveball to GDPR, Data Rights

May 26, 2020 |

Monday marked Memorial Day in the United States, while in Europe, it marked the second anniversary of GDPR going into effect, a monumental occasion to be sure. But what does the future of the data privacy law look like in light of current events, including governments’ use of contact tracing applications to fight COVID-19? Read more…

Data Privacy Is on the Defensive During the Coronavirus Panic

Apr 28, 2020 |

Privacy is on the run in the race to save the world from the ravages of coronavirus. COVID-19 has given surveillance advocates the upper hand in any discussions of AI for the public good. Read more…

How Badly Will COVID-19 Hurt the Data Privacy Movement?

Apr 15, 2020 |

Before COVID-19 swept into our lives, citizens of the United States were grappling with another major issue: coming to grips with our data rights. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, and similar laws were expected to follow. Read more…

CCPA Goes Into Effect. Here’s What to Expect

Jan 2, 2020 |

The new year dawned Wednesday morning with new data rights bestowed upon nearly 40 million residents of California. The exact rules are still being written for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), but the broad outlines of the new law are already in place. Read more…

Big Data Backlash: A Rights Movement Gains Steam

Apr 5, 2018 |

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal, there’s a growing chorus of AI leaders calling for a data rights movement that would overhaul the ownership structure for digital assets. Read more…

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