Day: October 2, 2019

School Districts Use “Gaggle” To Monitor Students Free Speech And Social Media Posts

School Districts Use “Gaggle” To Monitor Students Free Speech And Social Media Posts

Mass Private I | Source URL Today, I give you a frightening story about free speech censorship and watchlists just in time for the countdown to Halloween. A recent article in The Tennessean reveals how the Williamson County School District (WCS) is monitoring students free speech and social media posts. The […]

Leaking classified information is ‘thievery, not protected speech,’ Justice Department says

Leaking classified information is ‘thievery, not protected speech,’ Justice Department says

Rachel Weiner | The Washington Post | Source URL ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A contractor accused of leaking classified information engaged in “thievery, not protected speech,” and has no First Amendment grounds to challenge his Espionage Act prosecutions, the Justice Department said in an Alexandria federal court filing. Former intelligence analyst […]

AI bias: How tech determines if you land job, get a loan or end up in jail

AI bias: How tech determines if you land job, get a loan or end up in jail

Businesses across almost every industry deploy artificial intelligence to make jobs simpler for staff and tasks easier for consumers.  Computer software teaches customer service agents how to be more compassionate, schools use machine learning to scan for weapons and mass shooters on campus, and doctors use AI to map the root cause of diseases. Sectors […]