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It is dilemma of major tech platforms. Talibans are not affected a lot by social media. They persuade population via traditional - pre-Internet - techniques based on family, social and religious networks. But, social media presence could matter in their evolution towards 'Taliban 2.0' towards moreintegration, legitimacy and acceptance in international affairs.
This seizure opens many security and policy issues: Firstly, how the Taliban will deal with powerful biometric data.? Secondly, how they will use powerful technology for gathering biometric data in future? Thirdly, should military forces - in this case the USA military - be allowed to collect biometric data from civilians and other non-combatants. A lot of new issues for humanitarian community in Geneva and worldwide!
Apple's new system for detecting child pornography triggered a lot of criticism in privacy communities around a few questions: Is it possible to use this system only for detecting child pornography? How to ensure that it does not become a surveillance tool?
It continuous anti-trust battle against Facebook, FTC submitted new evidence with the request that Facebook sells Instagram and WhatsUp
On the 1st November, China's new comprehensive data protection and privacy law modelled will enter into force. It is modelled after EU's GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). On the 1st of November, China's new comprehensive data protection and privacy law modelled will enter into force. It is modelled after EU's GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).” which will affect tech business models.
There will be more focus on cybersecurity in development projects.
Does World Bank announcement makes cybersecurity development issue
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