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Yandex – The Moral Maze

Yandex, ‘The Russian Google’, was hit by sanctions after the EU decided it had played an active role in spreading propaganda at the start of Putin’s war in Ukraine. Yandex’s founder, Arkady Volozh, managed to avoid personal sanctions by leaving the board and selling his shares. For Russians, Yandex was more than just another tech-giant. …

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Facial attraction: the perils of invisible data loss

Issues of identity and data have been in the news once more recently, and once more for no good reason. In New York, tenants of a New York apartment block are fighting the installation of a system using facial recognition to control access. In Cardiff, a legal challenge is being fought over whether automated facial …

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