Finish reading Chapter 2 on Privacy.
Start reading Chapter 3 on Speech.
The ACLU had sued Clearview, makers of facial-recognition software and databases, for violating the Illinois law on use of biometric identifiers.
Clearview is still allowed to offer its services to law enforcement, though only to departments and not to individuals. It can also sell access to its facial-recognition algorithm to private companies, but not its database. Illinois residents continue to have an opt-out option.
This relates to what Texas SB 20 was supposed to prevent blocking of. See www.makeuseof.com/facebook-friends-followers-differences. For the Facebook description, see www.facebook.com/help/279614732052951.
I have no idea how SB 20 would apply to newsfeed downranking. I'm not sure anyone else has any idea either.
NY State passed a law about social media with title "hateful conduct prohibited". But the law itself only requires social-media companies to provide a way for users to report "hateful conduct"; there is no prohibition on such conduct. Yet?
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Privacy from commercial interests
Credit Bureaus and Credit-Like information
Managing your Privacy
Theories of Privacy