How Facebook could get you arrested
While Facebook might be more effective than police in predicting crime, it cannot be allowed to take on these policing functions without also adhering to the same rules and regulations that spell out what police can and cannot do in a democracy. We cannot circumvent legal procedures and subvert democratic norms in the name of […]
OpenData brace yourself, Morozov is moving in!
Evgeny Morozov curbs Web enthusiasm His next book will include an attack on the “open data” movement. In one cautionary example, the Indian state of Karnataka put millions of property records online in the name of convenience and transparency. “The wealthy and the powerful used this new data to evict the poor, find the right […]