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Internet privacy news and analysis from The Nation
August 6, 2019
What Netflix’s ‘Great Hack’ Gets Wrong About Cambridge Analytica
The British consulting firm didn’t steal the 2016 election, and it couldn’t have if it tried.
Micah L. Sifry
July 16, 2019
Artificial Intelligence Is Failing Humans
When someone’s always watching, we lose our sense of self.
Patricia J. Williams
February 21, 2019
Fixing Tech’s Ethics Problem Starts in the Classroom
In the age of big data, some universities are trying to train future technologists to consider the implications of tools before they’re used.
January 10, 2019
Facebook Is a Social Menace
The tech giant will spy for anyone with the cash to buy your secrets.
December 6, 2018
In America’s Panopticon
The Known Citizen
examines the linked histories of privacy and surveillance in the United States.
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August 27, 2018
The Reach—and Limits—of Surveillance Capitalism
What does it mean to be a private investigator in an era of surveillance tech?
August 22, 2018
The Web-Hosting Service for Sex Workers, by Sex Workers, Against SESTA/FOSTA
Red Umbrella Hosting was founded by a sex worker to protect those like her from the fallout of pernicious legislation.
April 18, 2018
Break Facebook’s Power and Renew Journalism
We must take the Internet back from monopolies.
March 29, 2018
March 28, 2018
Power Needs to Be Restored to Internet Users
The problem is bigger than Facebook.
Micah L. Sifry