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10. Dezember 2021
Family Safety App Life360 Is Selling Location Data on Its Users
Life360, a popular family safety app used by 33 million people worldwide, has been marketed as a great way for parents to track their children’s movements using their cellphones. The Markup has learned, however, that the app is selling data on kids’ and families’ whereabouts to approximately a dozen data brokers who have sold data to virtually anyone who wants to buy it. #children #location-data
Common European Mobility Data Space
Unlocking the potential of mobility data is essential to accelerating the transition towards more sustainable and smarter mobility. Building a common European data space for mobility will facilitate access, pooling and sharing of transport and mobility data, building on existing and future initiatives. #eu #funding #mobility
Study Shows Trickle-Down Is a Myth
Inequality has remained persistently high for decades, and a new report shows just how stark the divide is between the richest and poorest people on the planet. The 2022 World Inequality Report was the product of four years of research and produced an unprecedented data set on just how wealth is distributed. The data serves as a complete rebuke of the trickle-down economic theory, which posits that cutting taxes on the rich will „trickle down“ to those below, with the cuts eventually benefiting everyone. #inequality #society
Your Face Is, or Will Be, Your Boarding Pass
Tech-driven changes are coming fast and furiously to airports, including advancements in biometrics that verify identity and shorten security procedures for those passengers who opt into the programs. #facial-recognition #identity
Over 40 Million People Had Health Information Leaked This Year
Over 40 million people in the United States had their personal health information exposed in data breaches this year, a significant jump from 2020 and a continuation of a trend toward more and more health data hacks and leaks. #health-data #leak
Why is being data savvy not the right goal?
It is suggested that all which glitters is gold when it comes to data: the more data, the better. I have challenged this thinking that more data is better on numerous occasions, and essentially they all come to the same point. Data volume does not lead to better decisions. #data-driven
The WSIS Stocktaking process provides a register of activities – including projects, programs, training initiatives, conferences, websites, guidelines, toolkits, etc. – carried out by governments, international organizations, the private sector, civil society and other entities. ITU has been maintaining the WSIS Stocktaking Database since 2004 as a publicly accessible system providing information on information and communication technology (ICT). #projects (open Website)
Open Data Institute
Our Data Ethics Professionals programme is open to anyone who works with data or has a keen interest in it. Learn the knowledge, skills, and ability to apply tools to help others make better use of data, while minimising harmful impacts. At the end of the course you’ll be a certified Data Ethics Professional. #learn (open Website)