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We must reconcile privacy and safety in the digital era by https://is.gd/GH23I4

The fourth industrial age has been driven by a transformative digital revolution. Billions of people worldwide are now inter-connected. We have nearly unlimited access to knowledge, computer processing power, and cloud-based data storage….

…However, the digital revolution also intensifies fundamental tensions regarding how best to reconcile the privacy of our citizens with our desire for personal safety; pitting at times national security against our own individual liberties, and balancing the interests of a company’s customers against its civic responsibilities…

…Unfortunately, many laws governing data sharing and privacy were created decades ago and are woefully outdated. For example…

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Google introduces the feed, a news stream of your evolving interests by https://is.gd/rPDAEl

More than four years after the launch of Google Now, the company has fully dissolved its AI assistant into the DNA of many of its core product offerings.

Today, Google is delivering an update to the feed it introduced to its Google app last year, bringing more attention to showcasing the information its knowledge graph has built on users while allowing them to “follow” certain topics and people to shape what they’re seeing in the feed, as well.

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How To Download All The Data That Google Has On You by https://is.gd/jzuEd0

Google runs lots of different systems, and they all store data about you. There’s the search engine itself, of course, which knows what you’ve been looking for on the web. Then there’s Youtube, Blogger, Calendar, your Google Drive, Hangouts, Gmail and more.

If you want to download a copy of all the data about you that’s held on Google’s servers, it’s actually surprisingly easy.

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Big Data Protection for Dummies by http://bit.ly/2s6dLUH

Google, Facebook – wherever the cookies are, they know what you’re doing. Two Germans are offering some solutions to keep your browsing private. Shop on Amazon and then later, you will see ads for the same, recommended products as you sign into Facebook.

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Your smart TV’s privacy policy explained by https://is.gd/csR4Pe

Let’s be honest here — most of us don’t read the privacy policies for smart televisions. And even if we try to, it’s often difficult to read them, particularly on a television screen. Some televisions even display the massive policies five lines at a time.

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