Mountain View algorithms reported a father who sent photos of his son’s inflamed genitals to his doctor. The charge is of child pornography. And confirms the idiocy of algorithms and the legislator by Andrea Monti – Intially published in Italian on Strategikon – an Italian Tech Blog.
State offensive cybersecurity requires an organized regulatory framework
The upcoming Decree Law ‘Aiuti’ seeks to equip Italy with the reactive capacity to cyber attacks. Nevertheless, “Article 37” is only the first step. The analysis by Andrea Monti, professor of Digital Law in the Digital Marketing degree program at the University of Chieti-Pescara. Originally published in Italian on Formiche.net Continue reading “State offensive cybersecurity requires an organized regulatory framework”
The VPN wars and the Powerless State
Google offers its VPN also to Italian users, and Apple is preparing to do the same with a similar service, as is – on the activist side – Mozilla. The security of individuals increases (perhaps), the sovereignty of the State decreases (indeed). Moreover, the cybersecurity agency can do nothing about it. The analysis of Andrea Monti, adjunct professor of Digital Law at the University of Chieti-Pescara – Initially published in Italian by Formiche.net
The EU contradictions on cryptography
Two recent leaks reveal the European Union’s choices on cryptography. Child protection and national security are the reasons for the impossible mission of ensuring security through weakened encryption. By Andrea Monti, Adjunct Professor of Law and Order at the University of Chieti-Pescara – Originally published in Italian by Formiche.net Continue reading “The EU contradictions on cryptography”
A Real-Life Case of Inefficient Profiling
Amazon knows in extreme detail – thanks to the analysis of purchases – my interests and – thanks to the analysis of how I use my Kindle – my reading habits. Yet he sends me an email to suggest, on the basis of my profiling, to buy a book that I wrote.
If all a giant with a limitless computing might like Amazon is able to extract from my personal data is a suggestion to buy my own books either I’m not actually monitored or profiling just doesn’t work.