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Decrypted: How Twitter was hacked, GitHub DMCA backfires

October 26, 2020 0

One week to the U.S. presidential election and things are getting spicy. It’s not just the rhetoric — hackers are actively working to disrupt the

This is how police request customer data from Amazon

September 27, 2020 0

Anyone can access portions of a web portal, used by law enforcement to request customer data from Amazon, even though the portal is supposed to

Apple opens up — slightly — on Hong Kong’s national security law

September 5, 2020 0

After Beijing unilaterally imposed a new national security law on Hong Kong on July 1, many saw the move as an effort by Beijing to

Gedmatch investigating after users’ DNA profile data made available to police

July 20, 2020 0

Gedmatch, the DNA analysis site that police used to catch the so-called Golden State Killer, was pulled briefly offline on Sunday while its parent company

Societal upheaval during the COVID-19 pandemic underscores need for new AI data regulations

July 12, 2020 0

Bradford K. Newman Contributor Mr. Newman is the chair of Baker McKenzie’s North America Trade Secrets Practice. The views and opinions expressed here are his

CBP says it’s ‘unrealistic’ for Americans to avoid its license plate surveillance

July 11, 2020 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has admitted that there is no practical way for Americans to avoid having their movements tracked by its license plate

We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias

July 4, 2020 0

Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Since widespread protests over racial inequality began, IBM announced it would cancel its facial recognition programs to advance racial equity in law

AI researchers condemn predictive crime software, citing racial bias and flawed methods

June 24, 2020 0

A collective of more than 1,000 researchers, academics and experts in artificial intelligence are speaking out against soon-to-be-published research claims to use neural networks to

D-ID, the Israeli company that digitally de-identifies faces in videos and still images, raises $13.5 million

May 27, 2020 0

If only Facebook had been using the kind of technology that TechCrunch Startup Battlefield alumnus D-ID was pitching, it could have avoided exposing all of

Amazon calls on Congress to create anti-price gouging law

May 13, 2020 0

Amazon has received a fair amount of criticism for perceived inaction against seller price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the retail giant has made

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