One of the issues with facial recognition today is its high error rates with people of color and women. But lawmakers on Wednesday pointed to a broader concern as well: Facial recognition’s effects on civil liberties and privacy.

One of the issues with facial recognition today is its high error rates with people of color and women. But lawmakers on Wednesday pointed to a broader concern as well: Facial recognition’s effects on civil liberties and privacy. submitted by /u/tarkay to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Why do Facebook and the BBC run hidden services?

Why do Facebook and the BBC run hidden services? Facebook and (recently) the BBC have started to run hidden services. I have seen claims that these hidden services offer more “protection against snooping” than accessing the clearweb sites through Tor normally, but that doesn’t sit right with me. Presumably they mean that the contents of unencrypted packets can be seen by exit relays (or anyone sitting between the exit and the destination), but this should not be relevant for Facebook or the BBC. As I understand, hidden services are supposed…

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Planning digital death

Planning digital death I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what needs to happen with my various digital assets when I die. Specifically: how to ensure the people who need access (ie, wife, kids, will executor) can get it, while also preventing single points of failure and unauthorized access while I’m alive. I don’t want to have a list of passwords written down somewhere, but my wife -bless her- is also not going to have a clue how to use a one-time password + one-time 2FA to get into my…

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