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Chinmayi Arun
Fellow of , Assistant Prof. on leave from . Founder & faculty director of . Tweets are personal. (My sunny side is on Instagram)
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Index on Censorship 1h
In Turkey, Dismissed academics nurture knowledge off campus. "We wanted to draw attention to what universities were and show that it was not possible to lock knowledge inside a campus" via
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Note to self. At the end of my rolling writing plans for the next 6 months, I must start reading about the labour end of the digital economy.
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The platform economy in India amplifies so many of the country's already-ugly problems. A delivery person got fired for eating food from one of the delivery packages. Folks looked into work conditions and found them abysmal.
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Jason Hickel Dec 14
"Britain didn't develop India. Quite the contrary: as Patnaik's work makes clear, India developed Britain."
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Joy Buolamwini Dec 13
They are hiring 3 new tech fellows at ! Apply for a 2 year term with Gender Racial & Ethnic Justice, Civic Engagement & Government, and Building Institutions & Networks teams.
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David Kaye Dec 14
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asad beyg Dec 14
Extremely worrying to see that 135 verified journalists and media outlets were reported to by governments, including Pakistan and Turkey. Encouraging to see that only 2 accounts [out of 135] were 'withheld', but troubled to see Twitter's rules bending under pressure.
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Chinmayi Arun Dec 14
Academics for Peace sentenced to prison in "Kafkaesque" trial in Turkey
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Craig Calhoun Dec 13
Every scholar - indeed, everyone who cares about the role of knowledge in public life - should support the University of California in its confrontation with Elsevier. Public knowledge vs private profit (at the expense of academics who create the content).
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Faiza Patel Dec 13
Yes! And add to this, all the surveillance programs being sold to schools in the name of safety (facial recognition & social media monitoring).
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Matt Cagle Dec 13
BFD: Google commits to hold off releasing a facial recognition product, including one for government use, nodding to its AI Principles & the technology’s propensity for abuse. ACLU’s statement:
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Committee to Protect Journalists Dec 12
We have just released our 2018 prison census. On Dec 1, 251 journalists were behind bars worldwide. These are the worst jailers: Turkey 68 China 47 Egypt 25 Saudi Arabia 16 Eritrea 16 Vietnam 11 Azerbaijan 10 Iran 8 Cameroon 7 Bahrain 6 Syria 6 More:
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Linda Lakhdhir Dec 14
Surveillance, intimidation, detention, and politically motivated prosecution of opposition by government threatens free and fair elections says
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Evan Selinger Dec 13
. identifies the most important aspect of Amazon's patent for a doorbell camera. The plans are problematic parts of a larger blueprint. What they contain is "nightmarish detail" of nothing less than "the world a company wants to bring about."
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Jonathan Zittrain Dec 13
Here's the video of the conversation about content moderation at Facebook: . I was struck by the expressed ideal of auto-monitoring for, and enforcing against, terms of service violations even in private messaging and closed groups. Very 2019.
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Twitter Public Policy Dec 13
Twitter's 13th Transparency Report is here. We're sharing the usual information, and going a step further. Inside you'll find new details on how we’re tackling spam and malicious automation, and our work to improve the health of the public conversation.
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Beth Simone Noveck Dec 13
JOB Opportunity: Managing Director for the Berkman Klein Center
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Megha Rajagopalan Nov 25
A facial recognition system in a Chinese city caught a famous CEO running a red light. Except it wasn’t her, it was an ad on the side of a bus that had her face on it. Fodder for ’s next novel?
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David Kaye Dec 11
Time did the right thing today by awarding to journalists. It inspired me to look back at how have emphasized the epidemic of attacks on journalists/ism just this year
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Sid Dec 10
This is huge .. a Cabinet Minster of the Modi Government admits that the PM has completely disregared the Cabinet system of governance & is using agencies to harass political opponents
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