Shortly after the law was announced, tech companies including Facebook, Google, Twitter, Zoom and LinkedIn have stated they would temporarily stop complying with requests for user data from the Hong Kong authorities—in violation of Article 43 of the new security law.
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Microchipping: The Newest Form of Technological Efficiency or One Step Closer to a ‘Black Mirror’ Dystopia
The chip is roughly the size of a grain of rice and is implanted under the skin between the thumb and the forefinger.
States are becoming increasingly more concerned about consumer data privacy. With an onslaught of state privacy laws, Congress debates two new comprehensive data privacy bills that resemble the GDPR. Get to know them here.
The macro and micro consequences of such an innovative yet frightening tool are worth skepticism, but perhaps we can find the middle ground between civil advocates and fast-pace tech executives to forge a more privacy conscious future.
“The underlying technology can be used to supplement our creative imaginations by streamlining CG, but bad actors inevitably end up using the technology for nefarious purposes such as creating antagonistic political spoofs or fake celebrity porn.”
“Many of us remain hopeful that regardless of the efficacy of this emergency privacy legislation, there appears to be a growing societal and governmental concern and acknowledgment for protecting privacy interests.”