Facebook’s DeepText: Understanding the legality of AI

Is Facebook violating your privacy by using DeepText to read through your Facebook posts and updates? Definitely. Can they legally do it? Probably – because users have consented to it. Should you be worried? Probably not; DeepText is neither truly intelligent nor human. (You should, however, be worried about advertisers …

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In search of oblivion and the curious case of Mr. Gonzales and Google Spain

In Europe, all information regarding an individual made available publicly has been termed “personal” information, thanks to a man who fought to be forgotten and now remembered forever. For Google, this is of course an added burden. This post takes a closer look at this most ironic internet story of all time.

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The Law on Cookies

Such a clickbait-y title. I am, of course, referring to internet cookies. You have probably seen a banner on most websites for many months now, asking you to agree to their cookie disclaimer, which looks something like this (you may have noticed it on this website too): This is primarily a …

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