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Visitors walk past a screen showing a demonstration of facial recognition software at the Security China 2018 exhibition on public safety and security in Beijing, China October 23, 2018 Reuters/Thomas Peter

Cyber Week in Review: April 19, 2019

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: Read More

April 16, 2019

European Union
Good Ends, Bad Means? The EU’s Struggle To Protect Copyright and Freedom of Speech

In its controversial copyright overhaul, the EU struggles to balance intellectual property protection with the free use of the internet. 

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April 12, 2019

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: April 12, 2019

This week: the UN gets ready for another round of the UN GGE; the EU released ethic guidelines for AI; and Germany and the United States appear to find common ground on Huawei and 5G

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April 9, 2019

Israel
Why Are Israeli Elections Extremely Sensitive to Fake News?

Elections in Israel are historically contentious, but this election cycle the country faces a new challenge - foreign influence operations. 

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