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PRG News Roundup Nov. 6 2019

November 6, 2019 6:36 pm Tom McBrien 0
Chair of the Federal Election Commission Ellen L. Weintraub published an opinion piece in Washington Post in response to twitter’s ban of political ads. Instead of a total ban, the Commissioner argues for a strategy that would focus on preventing microtargeting.…
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PRG News Roundup Oct. 16, 2019

October 16, 2019 6:35 pm Tom McBrien 0
As noted last week, the US/UK CLOUD Act Agreement, which enables law enforcement agencies in both countries to access digital data and evidence stored within each other’s borders, was released earlier this month. For an in-depth explanation of its provisions, see Theodore Christakis’s paper.…
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PRG News Roundup Oct. 2, 2019

October 3, 2019 4:31 pm Tom McBrien 0
Apply to We Robot 2020 by October 7! Andrew Yang suggested treating data as a property right and included rights such as the right to be forgotten (Forbes). Facebook has affirmed that will not apply remove political speech even if it breaks its community rules (The Verge).…