Amazon Facial Recognition Poses Threats to Privacy

Search Encrypt/ June 25, 2018

In 2017 Amazon introduced Rekognition, its “deep learning-based image and video analysis” platform. Privacy advocates and other advocacy groups argue that Amazon Rekognition is a threat to people’s civil rights and liberties. Facial recognition is not a neutral technology. There are many applications for

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What is Search Neutrality? Is Your Search Engine Biased?

Search Encrypt/ June 15, 2018

Search neutrality is the idea that a search engine does not limit or influence a person’s ability to access information on the internet. The search engine market is very one sided with just a couple companies controlling the entire market. “Search neutrality is a principle that search engines should

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Facebook Answers Requests for Transparency

Search Encrypt/ May 15, 2018

Facebook is responding to consumers asking the company to be more transparent about the inner workings of its products. The social media giant has had “Community Standards” that govern which content is allowed on Facebook, and what gets taken down. It was not until

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