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PRG News Roundup, April 19, 2023

April 29, 2023 4:36 pm Kathryn Taylor 0
The Virtual Global Taskforce issued a new statement on end-to-end encryption and CSA material. A new bill to regulate the use of AI in business, AB 331, has been proposed in California. Julia Angwin wrote an Op-Ed in the New York Times about online ads and data tracking.…
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PRG News Roundup, February 22, 2023

February 23, 2023 4:16 pm Kathryn Taylor 0
News: The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that biometric privacy claims accrue each time one gives their biometric information without prior consent. This sets the stage for massive damage awards; here, White Castle is potentially liable for $17 billion for requiring employees to use a fingerprint scanner to access paystubs. …
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PRG News Roundup, February 8, 2023

February 8, 2023 5:41 pm Kathryn Taylor 0
On February 7, PRG’s own Kathryn Taylor published a new piece building Professor Veena Dubal’s article about the gamification of gig work (discussed during the January 23 session of PRG). The article examines the algorithmic transformation of gig worker pay through the lens of dark patterns.…