This week's net.wars, "Creepiness at scale", wishes companies would stop mining Philip K. Dick for new dystopias to invent: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/06/creepiness_at_scale.html
This week's net.wars, "Level two", visits the danger zone this week's NHTSB report highlights between the reality of today's "AI" and our perception of it: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/06/level_two.html
This week's net.wars, "Update needed", reviews Kieren McCarthy's (@kieren) paper on Internet governance. Tl;dr: needs an update: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/06/update_needed.html
This week's net.wars, "Nine meals to anarchy", revisits a 2020 talk by the Birmingham Food Council's Kate Cooper for the Cybernetics Society (@cybsights) on her work understanding the fragile, complex system that feeds us: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/06/nine_meals_from_anarchy.html
In this week's net.wars, "Well may the bogeyman come", we visit (in person!) #cpdp2022 @cpdpconferences to find frustration and hope among the thoughts of the future of privacy: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/05/well_may_the_bogeyman_come.html
This week's net.wars, "Mona Lisa smile", hopes Zoom will listen to the 27 human rights groups, led by @fightfortheftr, asking it not to install "emotion detection"; it's not a feature, it's a bug! https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/05/mona_lisa_smile.html
This week's net.wars, "False economy" finds that this week every cryptocurrency has been unhappy in its own way: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/05/false_economy.html
This week's net.wars, "Heartbeat", reads Justice Alito's draft ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, and considers the privacy implications: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/05/heartbeat.html
This week's net.wars, "The abundance of countries", mashes together the CJEU ruling on Article 17 of the copyright directive, free speech on Twitter, the nascent cybercrime treaty, and AI-enhanced plagiarism: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/04/the_abundane_of_countries.html
@ColinTheMathmo Not sure which message, but I do have the one you sent the tech people without tagging me!
This week's net.wars, "The new cable", ponders Netflix's abrupt change of fortunes: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/04/the_new_cable.html
This week's net.wars, "The data of sport", reads @juliapowles' and @tobywalsh's paper on the rampant collection of data about athletes (and watches the video of the launch panel); as usual all the wrong people benefit: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/04/the_data_of_sport.html
This week's net.wars, "The price of 'free'", welcomes Amazon' Staten Island's vote to unionize and considers the context: https://www.pelicancrossing.net/netwars/2022/04/the_price_of_free.html
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