Opinion

Why the Global South should nationalise its data

Big Tech corporations are extracting data from users across the world without paying for it. It is time to change that.

Ulises Ali Mejias

by Ulises Ali Mejias

Ulises Ali Mejias

Counting the Cost

Can carbon trading bring world's biggest polluters to heel?

How much is needed to save planet from climate change and can carbon trading help? Plus, big data discrimination.

Whose Truth Is It Anyway

The Truth in Numbers: Redefining Data Journalism Through Art

Journalist Mona Chalabi uses hand-drawn sketches to break down complex data and challenge mainstream misconceptions.

AJ Impact

US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

Politicians and patients have raised privacy concerns over Google's access to millions of individual medical records.

US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

AJ Impact

European Court of Justice to rule on Google privacy case Tuesday

The EU court will rule on whether France's so-called 'right to be forgotten' should apply globally.

European Court of Justice to rule on Google privacy case Tuesday

AJ Impact

Google to invest more than $3bn in European data centres

Tech giant's multibillion-dollar investment will support 13,000 full-time jobs in the EU every year, Google CEO says.

Google to invest more than $3bn in European data centres

Science & Technology

Are our phones eavesdropping on us?

Smart devices make life easier but security experts say there's a darkside to the technology.

Are our phones eavesdropping on us?

Opinion

Kenya's Huduma: Data commodification and government tyranny

Kenyans are being forced to make a choice between legal erasure and being commodified as data by their own government.

Christine Mungai

by Christine Mungai

Christine Mungai

AJ Impact

Equifax will pay up to $700m to settle data breach case

In the 2017 data breach, roughly 147 million people had Social Security numbers and driver's license data compromised.

Equifax will pay up to $700m to settle data breach case

Special series

Pre-Crime: Has Minority Report-style Policing Become a Reality?

Police are using technology and data to predict behaviour and prevent crime - but are innocent people being targeted?

AJ Impact

How much is your data worth? New bill would make Google tell you

Legislation would force Facebook, Amazon and other technology giants to reveal the value of the user data they collect.

How much is your data worth? New bill would make Google tell you

Opinion

If you are a Kenyan citizen, your private data is not safe

The Huduma number, a new Kenyan government initiative, is yet another assault on data privacy in Kenya.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

UpFront

Was the Brexit vote free and fair?

We discuss data theft, Russian interference, and illegal campaign spending during the Brexit referendum.

Special series

Unfair Game: How Trump Won

Big data politics and how the American public was tricked into opening the doors of the White House to Donald Trump.

Opinion

The hidden danger of big data

The price of anarchy is a price well worth paying if we want to preserve innovation through serendipity.

Carlo Ratti

by Carlo Ratti
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Carlo Ratti
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