CHINESE VERSUS AMERICAN VALUES: WHY FACEBOOK MADE THE RIGHT CALL ON FACIAL RECOGNITION

EMILY CAPOUYA WRITES- According to Facebook’s blog post this Tuesday, facial recognition will “be off by default for all new users, and for current users who do nothing when they receive an upcoming notice about the change.”   While originally popularized by Facebook as a seemingly harmless concept used to tag friends’ faces…

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ISRAEL: PREVENTATIVE POLICING STRATEGIES VIA SOCIAL MEDIA REDUCE CRIME AND INCREASE CRITICISM

SHIRI FISHMAN WRITES – Since 2015, Israel has been using a new system known as Preventative Policing, in an effort to suppress terrorism. This system uses algorithms and data analysis to predict if, where, and when crimes may occur, specifically by Palestinians. Israel uses this program to monitor Facebook and…

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