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[Intermediate] The end of the identity workaround

The way people are tracked online has been a cat-and-mouse game between the biggest browsers and the ad industry for years. Every time the industry found a way to claw its way back from the inventory blackouts caused by Google and Apple blocking cookies, it was hit by another curveball.

[Simple] Singapore reveals Covid privacy data available to police

Singapore has admitted data from its Covid contact tracing programme can also be accessed by police, reversing earlier privacy assurances. Such an approach will erode public trust in future health responses and therefore impede their efficacy.

[Intermediate] Scientists pushing for 'neuro-rights'

Scientific advances from deep brain stimulation to wearable scanners are making manipulation of the human mind increasingly possible, creating a need for laws and protections to regulate use of the new tools.

[Advanced] Digital Services Act

Paul-Olivier writes about the current draft of the Digital Services Act and looks into categories of actors and provisions from a transparency perspective.

[Simple] WhatsApp Beaten By Apple’s New iMessage Privacy Update

Apple uses now privacy labels to inform users about some of the data types an app may collect, and whether that data is linked to them or used to track them. And a picture comparing those privacy labels for different messaging apps (Signal, iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook Messanger) is quite interesting.


Questions Asked
[Advanced] ERA-NET Cofund Urban Transformation Capacities

In this call 16 national research and innovation funding agencies have earmarked a global budget of about 18.4 M€, in order to support transnational R&I projects. A broad range of research and innovation projects are invited to enable capacity building for urban transformations around three main topics, which address a wide variety of urban challenges:

  • Topic 1: Urban circular economies
  • Topic 2: Community-based developments and urban innovation ecosystems
  • Topic 3: Robust and resilient urban infrastructure and built environment

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