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Noteworthy Information
[Simple] They Stormed the Capitol. Their Apps Tracked Them.

This article argues that de-anonymizing the data "gets easier by the day," warning this latest data set demonstrates "the looming threat to our liberties posed by a surveillance economy that monetizes the movements of the righteous and the wicked alike."

[Advanced] MyData's View on EU Data Governance Act

Towards interconnected and human-centric data intermediaries: MyData Global response to Data Governance Act on February 8th 2021.

[Intermediate] Covid-19: Variants vs Vaccines

The B117 variant will probably take over between February and March in most developed countries. That’s without taking into account the Brazilian and South African variants. In the race between the variants and the vaccines, the variants are the hare and the vaccines are the tortoise.

[Simple] “Nutrition Label” for Health-Tech Security and Data Rights Practices

Connected sensors for at-home healthcare require a novel kind of risk-benefit analysis, and we teamed up with Carnegie Mellon researchers to make a new label.


Tools
AI Ethics: Global Perspectives

The Governance Lab (The GovLab), NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Global AI Ethics Consortium (GAIEC), Center for Responsible AI @ NYU (R/AI), and Technical University of Munich (TUM) Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (IEAI) jointly launched a free, online course, AI Ethics: Global Perspectives, on February 1, 2021.


MyData Internals

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