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Inadequate government action is letting private companies set the rules
Technology is transforming societies around the world, but governments and the companies behind that technology have struggled with ethics and morality, from self-regulation to surveillance to AI bias. How can we understand these complex problems — and begin to find better answers?
Discourse tends to be western-centric — that is a problem for the rest of the world, say academics
Cultural attitudes towards online privacy are creating a global rift
FT correspondents Madhumita Murgia and Kiran Stacey answered your questions on the use of artificial intelligence by companies
Central banks are realising CBDCs will have to be intimately linked to identity to deal with illicit finance and bank disintermediation risk.
Griaule won a $75m US government contract for its fingerprint technology
Many fast-growing companies on the FT ranking were already well-placed for the changes that Covid-19 accelerated
Long-awaited privacy changes on the iPhone will redefine how apps make money
Timid record against US Big Tech companies puts Ireland’s data protection regulator in a pickle
Do you say luxury with diamonds or a digital cleanse?
A single tweet can now kill a career – but is a digital clean-up the answer?
Legal claim argues video app collects huge volumes of personal information without sufficient consent
The incentives and opportunities for harvesting valuable personal information have multiplied
Irish technology watchdog to probe possible breach of GDPR by social media platform
Activist’s complaint alleges tech giant’s use of tracking identifiers without user consent breaches EU law
Massive security breaches show the need for increased public awareness of risks
Owner of Snapchat has explored how to track users with data from third party companies
Pandemic deals with digital health service providers were often made too hastily
China is moving to the forefront of global innovation but governments fear privacy breaches
French data protection agency to probe alleged privacy breaches by trendy iPhone app
ByteDance and Tencent see if they can keep tracking iPhone users with solution created by state-backed group
‘Facebook says my advertiser-friendly interests include rugby, greetings cards and Gothic fashion — all wide of the mark’
Search giant phases out third-party identifiers that track users moving around the web