Digital tax deal in works but key questions 'outstanding': OECD

[ad_1] Pascal Saint-Amans is overseeing talks aimed at establishing a global framework for taxing the operations of technology multinationals G7 leaders announced at their Biarritz summit meeting this week a pledge to update international tax rules, in particular with regards to technology giants whose operations span the globe, by next year. For Pascal Saint-Amans, who […]

Privacy questions as humans reviewed user audio at Facebook

[ad_1] In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo an iPhone displays the apps for Facebook and Messenger in New Orleans. Facebook says it paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane) Facebook has paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, raising privacy concerns […]

Data-driven elections and the key questions about voter surveillance

[ad_1] Using data during election campaigns is nothing new. But as the Canadian federal election approaches, authorities must be diligent that data tracking doesn’t become surveillance. Credit: Shutterstock The upcoming Canadian federal election once again raises the spectre of interference and disruption through the misuse and abuse of personal data. This is a surveillance issue, […]