Political Landscape Fails to Comply with GDPR

Published: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect since May 2018, yet there is growing concern that the political landscape is failing to comply with this important regulation. The GDPR is designed to protect the privacy and personal data of EU citizens, but recent events have demonstrated that political parties and organizations […]

Smart City Programs Failing Data Privacy

Published: Smart cities have become increasingly popular in recent years, with governments and municipalities around the world investing in various technologies to make cities more efficient, sustainable and livable. However, experts are warning that smart city programs are likely to fail if data privacy is not given adequate attention. Data privacy is a critical component […]

Municipal Council Accountability

Published: Ensuring accountability of municipal councils for the external financing they garner for project implementations, irrespective of their success or failure, is a feasible undertaking within international law. I present to you a meticulously crafted 26-point framework. This roadmap is designed for enforcement by both Public and Private lending entities globally, conforming to international legal […]

Facebook’s Emotional Manipulation Study

Published: In a groundbreaking study that was first published in 2014, Facebook revealed that it had conducted research on the emotional content of users’ newsfeeds without their knowledge or consent. The study, which was conducted in 2014, manipulated the emotional content of users’ newsfeeds to determine if it had an impact on their emotional state. […]

The History of Spyware and Citizen Surveillance

Published: As revelations about government surveillance continue to shock the public, many are left wondering how we got to this point. The use of spyware to monitor citizens is not a new phenomenon, but rather a long-standing practice that has evolved with advances in technology. The first known use of spyware dates back to the […]

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