We need more due process protections to assure the accuracy of the algorithms that have become ubiquitous in our lives. Source: Make Algorithms Accountable – The New York Times Thank you to Northrop Grumman Corporate Privacy Executive, John Kropf, for drawing my attention to this article.
Posters lobbed more than 700 comments at members of Feminists United, a student-run organization that had spoken out against bringing fraternities onto campus and against the school’s rugby club for Source: Do anonymous social media apps create Title IX violations on college campuses?
Slack, the Office Messaging App That May Finally Sink Email – NYTimes.com.
“As part of these efforts, the European Commission is working on a number of digital rules aimed at making it easier for European companies to stand toe-to-toe with their international rivals. Its efforts include plans to overhaul the region’s data protection laws, copyright legislation and sales tax regime so that digital companies from Portugal to…
“Secret statistical methods for picking and assessing employees seem to promise a competitive edge,” Professor Pasquale writes. “Whether these methods deliver or not is unclear, and they feel ‘creepy’ to many workers, who fear having a critical aspect of their lives left to mysterious and unaccountable computer programs.” via Whether Working or Job Seeking, the…
Will Silicon Valley Have Its NFL Moment? – WSJ.
How much does your grocery store like your shopping habits? Less than your neighbor’s? Companies need to worry about reputation risk. Public perception of unfair pricing and discrimination are serious risks. Look for privacy policies to be scrutinized and for the class action bar to be in the lead.