Use and Fair Use: Statement on shared images in facial recognition AI

Use and Fair Use: Statement on shared images in facial recognition AI

Some Flickr users were dismayed to learn that IBM had used their photos to train the AI, and had questions about the ethics, privacy implications, and fair use of such a dataset being used for algorithmic training.

New facial recognition bill would require consent before companies could share data

New facial recognition bill would require consent before companies could share data

A new bill introduced in the Senate today would prohibit commercial companies using facial recognition technology from sharing people’s data without their explicit consent.

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

These are external links and will open in a new window These are external links and will open in a new window Image copyright Reuters Image caption The plan would let people communicate with anyone on the currently separate apps Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

Facebook chief's emails exposed by MPs

Facebook chief's emails exposed by MPs

The correspondence includes emails between Facebook and several other tech firms, in which the social network appears to agree to add third-party apps to a "whitelist" of those given permission to access data about users' friends.

So You Want A Facebook Alternative! – Anmol – Medium

So You Want A Facebook Alternative! – Anmol – Medium

Clustrz (www.clustrz.com) — A Platform for High Quality and Insightful Discussions Online, Not based on Selling Ads! But privacy and simple groups based communication is not the only goal of Clustrz. Our view at Clustrz is to provide tools which would allow better insights and higher quality communication online.

Facebook staff discussed selling API access to apps in 2012-2014

Facebook staff discussed selling API access to apps in 2012-2014

An employee of unknown rank sent an internal email suggesting Facebook charge developers $250,000 per year for access to its platform APIs for making apps that can ask users for access to their data.

German Unity Day: Today Is the Day We Got Rid of the Surveillance State GDR.

German Unity Day: Today Is the Day We Got Rid of the Surveillance State GDR.

If you want to know how it feels like to live in a surveillance state, you need to talk to people who did. Let's fight against surveillance online to protect our freedom of speech and our right to privacy!