Surveillance Capitalism

  • The U.S. - China Race for A.I. Dominance

    April 14, 2021

    As China positions itself to become the world leader in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) over the United States, Lucas Irwin writing for justsecurity.org suggests a reasearch scheme called “Thousand And One Talents”, that would be run as a joint initiative between America and its allies, to maintain a Western alternative in A.I.

  • Brookings: Beijing’s Two Voices in Telecommunications

    April 07, 2021

    As China’s influence continues to rapidly grow within telecommunications, the Brookings Institution has published a report in order to define the core differences between the contradicting messaging the Chinese promote on information technology (IT) depending on whether the communication is in country or international.

  • Experts Suggest New Laws to Combat Surveillance Capitalism

    March 31, 2021

    A panel of academics met recently at the South by Southwest conference to discuss how laws addressing surveillance capitalism, in particular how much data can be collected, should be established in order to protect Americans.

  • MIT Sloan Conference: Social Justice and Technology

    March 31, 2021

    Human rights experts meeting at a MIT Sloan Tech conference discussed technological advances and the responsibility companies have to discover the human rights implications of their work.

  • BNY Mellon and WEF Partner to Shape Capital Markets

    March 23, 2021

    BNY Mellon and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have joined forces through a partnership in which BNY Mellon will work with WEF’s multi-stakeholder community on initiatives aimed at shaping the future of capital markets, including building a more inclusive financial system.

  • WIPO: China Extends Lead over U.S. in Global Patents Filings

    March 08, 2021

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced that China was the biggest source of applications for international patents in the world in 2020 for the second year in a row with 68,720 applications.

  • Facebook Goes After Apple in Privacy Battle

    March 01, 2021

    Facebook has published ads in three major newspapers, accusing Apple of attacking small businesses and the open internet, taking it’s fight public against Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency (ATT), which requires apps to request permission before tracking users.

  • Samuel Gregg: The Origins of Stakeholder Capitalism

    March 01, 2021

    Samuel Gregg’s essay published in Lawliberty.org explains how the new term « stakeholder capitalism » is born out much older theories and goes in depth to explain its potential to limit freedom.

  • Scott: Australia’s Stand-off with Big Tech is Only The Beginning

    February 24, 2021

    Mark Scott writes for Politico that following Australia’s stand-off with Facebook, a new standard has been set that will have a significant impact as various countries worldwide attempt to define what the internet should resemble going forward.

  • Facebook Faces Criticism in Australia for News Ban

    February 22, 2021

    Politico reports that in a move quickly gaining international reactions, Facebook has created new rules blocking news content  amid a dispute with the Australian government over a planned law leaving Australian users unable to view and share local and international news.

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