Article Alert: Priceless Data This article was co-authored by Bart Custers and Gianclaudio Malgieri. Abstract: Many free online services, including search engines and social media, use business models based on the collecting and processing of personal data of its users. The user data are analysed, leased or sold to generate profits. Basically, the users are […]
Marc Rotenburg, Founder at Center of AI and Digital Policy, has written a LinkedIn post on President Biden’s remarks about privacy, AI, Transparency, and Bias. Please click on this link to see his post.
Luciano Floridi, Brett Frischmann and Shoshana Zuboff Scholars from various disciplines claim that online targeted advertising – the primary source of wealth accumulation for companies such as Google and Facebook – is based on an economic logic that instrumentalizes human beings as the means to someone else’s financial (and political) gain. It uses the users, […]
Changing the default to opt-in for the use of personal data would be a good starting point for a national privacy law, but much more is needed for meaningful data protection. A baseline federal privacy law should make clear the responsibilities for those companies that choose to collect and use personal data. And the law […]