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  • The FTC is worried about algorithmic transparency, and you should be too

    It's no secret that algorithms power much of the technology we interact with every day, whether it's to search for information on Google or to browse through a Facebook news feed. What's less widely known is that algorithms also play a role when we apply for a loan, for example, or receive a special marketing offer.

    Written by Katherine Noyes10 April 15 00:38
  • FTC appoints privacy researcher Soltani as chief technologist

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's new chief technologist is high-profile digital privacy consultant Ashkan Soltani, a move that signals the agency's growing interest in policing online tracking and other Internet privacy issues.

    Written by Grant Gross22 Oct. 14 04:58