Power & Democracy

You should not have to trade in your privacy for security: a discussion on the issues surrounding Smart Cities

The Digital Perimeter In May of 2021, the municipality of Amsterdam was found to be guilty of ‘blue-washing’ their technological experiments surrounding the Johan Cruijff ArenA, also called the Digital Perimeter. This conclusion was made by Bits of Freedom, an independent Dutch digital rights foundation that conducted research regarding the ethics of this ‘digital fencing’ […]

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Human & Machine

Are you Safe Enough? A look into Digital Privacy & Security of the near future.

In 2018, the world was made aware of the fact that an unknown corporation called Cambridge Analytica had harvested over 87 million user profiles from Facebook through a whistleblower in what was dubbed as one of the biggest data breach of the year. This data was then used to create individual psychological profiles to get the voters to vote for the Republican candidate Ted Cruz and then later was used to help elect Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

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