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  1. Sep 2020
  2. Aug 2020
  3. Jul 2020
    1. Transparency is an additional safeguard whenthe circumstances of the research do not allow for aspecific consent. A lack of purpose specification may be offset by information on the development ofthe purpose being provided regularly by controllers as the research project progresses so that, overtime, the consent will be as specific as possible. When doing so, the data subject has at least a basicunderstanding of the state of play, allowing him/her to assess whether or not to use, for example, theright to withdraw consent
  4. May 2020
    1. users must also be informed of the breach (within the same time frame) unless the data breached was protected by encryption (data rendered unreadable for the intruder), or, in general, the breach is unlikely to result in a risk to individuals’ rights and freedoms.
    1. Disclosures In general, users need to be informed of: Website/app owner detailsThe effective date of your privacy policyYour notification process for policy changesWhat data is being collectedThird-party access to their data (who the third-parties are and what data they’re collecting)Their rights in regards to their data.
    2. under most legislations you’re required to inform extensively about the processing activities, their purposes and the rights of users.
    3. Firstly, it’s critical to note that even where this exception to the consent requirement applies, you’ll still need to inform the user of your use of cookies via a cookie policy
    1. However, even if your processing activities somehow fall outside of these situations, your information duties to users make it necessary for you to keep basic records relating to which data you collect, its purpose, all parties involved in its processing and the data retention period — this is mandatory for everyone.
    1. Add-ons must disclose when payment is required to enable any functionality.
    2. Unexpected features “Unexpected” features are those that are unrelated to the add-on’s primary function, and are not likely from the add-on name or description to be expected by a user installing that add-on. Should an add-on include any unexpected feature that falls into one of the following categories: Potentially compromises user privacy or security (like sending data to third parties) Changes default settings like the new tab page, homepage or search engine Makes unexpected changes to the browser or web content Includes features or functionality not related to the add-on’s core function(s) Then the “unexpected” feature(s) must adhere to all of the following requirements: The add-on description must clearly state what changes the add-on makes. All changes must be “opt-in”, meaning the user has to take non-default action to enact the change. Changes that prompt the user via the permissions system don’t require an additional opt-in. The opt-in interface must clearly state the name of the add-on requesting the change.
  5. Mar 2020
    1. If your agreement with Google incorporates this policy, or you otherwise use a Google product that incorporates this policy, you must ensure that certain disclosures are given to, and consents obtained from, end users in the European Economic Area along with the UK. If you fail to comply with this policy, we may limit or suspend your use of the Google product and/or terminate your agreement.
    2. You must clearly identify each party that may collect, receive, or use end users’ personal data as a consequence of your use of a Google product. You must also provide end users with prominent and easily accessible information about that party’s use of end users’ personal data.
  6. Jul 2019
    1. (The Gates and Hewlett Foundations and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are among the many funders of The Hechinger Report.

      An important disclosure here, given a paragraph or two above:

      This story was published in partnership with The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit independent news organization focussed on inequality and innovation in education.

  7. Jun 2019
  8. Dec 2018
    1. The quality of self-disclosure refers to the extent to which the software renders visible the ways in which it effects us as subjects. Self-disclosure calls users’ awareness to what the software is trying to make of them, and it both intro-duces a critical distance between users and interactions, and also creates opportunities for users to define themselves for software.

      Quality of self-disclosure -- how technology brackets user identity that is relevant to the software/product and renders the rest of us as invisible

  9. Jan 2018
    1. To be sure, a study released by a pro-Title II special interest this week claimed that there had been no such decline. But that report makes basic mistakes, like counting network investment in Mexico as network investment in the United States.

      Have there been any other studies done? Who is this pro-Title II special interest?

    2. In sum, we had a free and open Internet—one in which consumers reaped immense benefits.

      I believe that he's implying consumers benefited by having a choice of connectivity speeds, which would allow options in price to be more personalized for the end user.

  10. Jul 2017
  11. Sep 2015
    1. Keyan Tomaselli does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.

      As people have pointed out in the comments, author is Editor in Chief of Critical Arts. Relevant for potential conflict of interest given this paragraph:

      Taylor & Francis in particular, via a development strategy with selected South African journals, initially facilitated by the National Research Foundation and Unisa Press, helped to position many of these titles as global, rather than only local. In so doing, they catapulted South African authors into global research networks.

  12. Sep 2014