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2016-04-11 07:58:30     Internet mapping turned a remote farm into a digital hell | Fusion

http://fusion.net/st.../internet-mapping-glitch-kansas-farm/

for the last 14 years, every time MaxMind’s database h... about the location of an IP address in the United States... identify, it has spit out the default location of a spot... from the geographic center of the country. This happens ...
Which happe

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2017-04-10 08:01:48     Why algorithms aren't working for women

http://www.feministcurrent.com/...ithms-arent-working-women/

Algorithms are everywhere. They’re the unnoticed mecha... determine everything from the temperature in your office... your Facebook feed, to the information Google shows you ... But there’s one big problem: these algorithms are not ... value-neutr

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2016-04-10 14:26:03     How Big Data Harms Poor Communities - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive.../477423/?...

Outside the court system, “innocent until proven guilt... people’s due-process rights, Kerr says: “A right to ... to participate in one’s hearing, a right to know what ... collected about me, and a right to challenge that inform... opaque data

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2015-05-26 07:15:50     Facebook 'tracks all visitors, breaching EU law' | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...sitors-breaching-eu-law-report

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2016-03-22 21:54:11    

https://aeon.co/...t-flips-elections-and-alters-our-thoughts

The internet has spawned subtle forms of influence that ... and manipulate everything we say, think and do

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2016-12-06 14:33:06     Solid

https://solid.mit.edu/

Solid is an exciting new project led by Prof. Tim Berner... the World Wide Web, taking place at MIT and the Qatar Co... Institute. The project aims to radically change the way ... work today, resulting in true data ownership as well as ...

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2016-04-29 09:54:19    

https://theintercept.com/...ekness-fear-and-self-censorship/

A newly published study from Oxford’s Jon Penney provi... evidence for a key argument long made by privacy advocat... existence of a surveillance state breeds fear and confor... free expression. Reporting on the study, the Washington ... described this phenomenon: “If we think that authoriti...

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