Protego Daily Update: 12/14/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: What are the ethical concerns around the creation of Artificial Intelligence-driven characters in gaming, popular entertainment? Whether they are bots, digital assistants, or avatars, it’s time to start the discussion. A week after MSFT called for the international regulation of facial recognition software, Google Cloud  announced it won’t sell […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/13/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: Are tech companies at risk for additional regulation?  The Washington Post reports that President Trump and House Democrats have been signaling support for antitrust action on tech companies. The ACLU is raising concerns about Amazon’s recent patent, pairing facial recognition with Ring, the doorbell company.  Jacob Snow […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/12/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: Joi Ito writes about how it’s time to rethink who should own and control our data in What the California Wildfires Can Teach Us About Data Sharing  Representative Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will be introducing The Internet of Things Federal Cybersecurity Improvement Act next week, setting a bar […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/11/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: The New York Times has a published an expose into the use of location data by mobile apps: Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret Leaders of more than 120 U.S. tech companies are speaking out against what they see […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/7/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: Microsoft publicly urged governments around the globe to enact regulation of facial recognition, would require independent assessment of accuracy and bias, and would prohibit ongoing surveillance without a court order.  Should the U.S. work with allies to call out and sanction Chinese hackers, similar to U.S.-led […]

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Protego Daily Update: 12/6/18

Here are the five stories we are following today: NY Times reporters  Cade Metz and Raymond Zhong write today about China’s advances in quantum computing and cryptography. Justin Sherman and Robert Morgus from New America Cybersecurity dive into the surveillance tech authoritarians are using, and the global impact that follows. Where do the US and EU really sit in wage-controlled […]

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Protego Daily Update 12/5/2018

  Here are the five stories we are following today: Autonomous cars are all the buzz, but robots are having an impact on farming too. U.S. Digital Service, an arm of the Executive Branch lead by Acting Administrator of the U.S. Digital Service Matt Cutts, is using technology to significantly reduce the amount of time refugees wait […]

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Protego Press Daily Update (11/19/18)

Here are the headlines of note this morning: Apple CEO Tim Cook says new regulation of technology companies ‘inevitable’ because “the free market is not working.” The Apple leader told Axios that “this is not a matter of privacy versus profits, or privacy versus technical innovation. That’s a false choice,” he said. What kind of […]

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News of the Day 11/13/18

A quick summary of interesting articles and news related to technology and policy from around the web: The United States elected to sit out a new International Cyber Security Agreement Matt Tait writes about Election Security over at LawFare Privacy International filed complaints against 7 companies today Brian Wesolowski writes about Humanizing the Narrative Around Privacy […]

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News of the Day – 11/12/18

A quick summary of interesting articles and news related to technology and policy from around the web: Joshua Rothman writes in the New Yorker about the ever increasing perils of deep fakes  CNN Business interviewed Raffi Krikorian, the chief technology officer for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), who says he isn’t aware of any successful hacks […]

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