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    Wearing Many Hats: the Rise of the Professional Security Hacker chronicles the largely untold history of the hacker-turned-professional. Through this seminal work, researchers Matt Goerzen and Gabriella Coleman collaborate to c... Read more
    January 2022
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    In Bounty Everything: Hackers and the Making of the Global Bug Marketplace, researchers Ryan Ellis and Yuan Stevens provide a window into the working lives of hackers who participate in “bug bounty” programs—programs that hire ... Read more
    January 2022
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    This "living document" explores a range of perspectives on differential privacy, a disclosure avoidance system designed to help the Census Bureau balance privacy & data utility. Read more
    May 2020
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    The Life and Death of Malaysia’s Anti-Fake News Act Read more
    March 2020
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    This report traces decades of AV manipulation to demonstrate how evolving technologies aid consolidations of power in society. Read more
    September 2019
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    “Digital Identity in the Migration & Refugee Context” analyzes the challenges of continually collecting identity data from migrants & refugees. Read more
    April 2019
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    Weaponizing the Digital Influence Machine: The Political Perils of Online Ad Tech identifies the technologies, conditions, and tactics that enable today’s digital advertising infrastructure to be weaponized by political and anti-democratic actors. Read more
    October 2018
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    In the new Data & Society report “Governing Artificial Intelligence,” Mark Latonero assesses how human rights can be applied in the governance of AI and offers initial recommendations for stakeholders. Read more
    October 2018
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    Report provides new evidence of the critical role internet connectivity and mobile devices play in the lives and wellbeing of this population. Read more
    April 2018
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    “Intimate Partner Digital Abuse” complements earlier reports covering the prevalence of online harassment and abuse more broadly, as well as nonconsensual image sharing. Read more
    January 2017
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