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This site is carried out within the framework of the project e-traces. It presents a whole of articles collected on various sites of information concerning the movement generalized towards a security firm and, more particularly, Web 2.0 in this context. Structured around key words, information, regularly brought up to date, is accessible by associations. It presents an extract of the article with a bond towards the original page.

Shoshana Zuboff : ‘Surveillance capitalism is an assault on human autonomy’
2109-10-04 11:12:00
What began as advertising is now a threat to freedom and democracy argues the author and scholar. Time to wake up - and fight for a different digital future It's a beautiful day on Hampstead (...)
Facebook to pay UK media millions to license news stories
2020-12-02 09:19:48
Facebook is to pay mainstream UK news outlets millions of pounds a year to license their articles, as the social network faces the threat of a government crackdown over its dominance of online (...)
Microsoft’s New ‘Productivity Score’ Lets Your Boss Monitor How Often You Use Email And Attend Video Meetings
2020-12-02 08:56:56
At Microsoft's MSFT +1% annual Ignite conference in October, the company previewed a slick new tool called Productivity Score. During the virtual presentation, a senior product manager said the (...)
Productivity Score : le logiciel Microsoft qui surveille les salariés
2020-12-01 22:45:43
Chaque activité est enregistrée et donne un certain nombre de points. Les jeux vidéo, les applications sur nos téléphones et les réseaux sociaux nous ont rendu accro aux doses de dopamine que (...)
Comment la Chine traque et emprisonne les journalistes citoyens qui racontaient le confinement de Wuhan
2020-12-01 17:34:28
Au moins une demi-douzaine de personnes ont été arrêtées. Cette vague de répression révèle la paranoïa de Pékin vis-à-vis de toute version non conforme à la vérité officielle sur le Covid-19. Ils en (...)
Amazon Is So Much Bricks and Mortar
2020-12-01 15:11:28
E-commerce is not a purely online activity. It affects our real world, too, in both constructive and potentially harmful ways. Many of us think of Amazon as that button we click to make our (...)
Viet Nam : Tech giants complicit in industrial-scale repression
2020-12-01 14:57:02
Facebook engaging in country-wide censorship of content Viet Nam imprisoning a record number of prisoners of conscience – with 40% behind bars for their social media use State-sponsored harassment (...)
Facebook and YouTube accused of complicity in Vietnam repression
2020-12-01 14:53:04
Amnesty report accuses sites of openly signalling they will bow to authoritarian regimes Facebook and YouTube are complicit in “censorship and repression on an industrial scale” in Vietnam, (...)
Au Vietnam, Facebook et YouTube complices de la répression
2020-12-01 14:44:44
Un rapport d'Amnesty International rendu public ce mardi montre comment les géants d'internet se sont soumis à la volonté des autorités vietnamiennes de censurer et harceler sa population. Des (...)
Uber made big promises in Kenya. Drivers say it’s ruined their lives.
2020-12-01 09:48:12
"When you have a family to feed, kids to pay school fees for, rents to pay, a loan to pay and your work is too much and exploitative, what happens ?" a driver said. NAIROBI, Kenya — At first, (...)
Faut-il se méfier du "score de productivité" proposé par Microsoft pour doper l’efficacité des entreprises ?
2020-12-01 08:44:30
Le géant américain Microsoft propose désormais aux entreprises d'améliorer leur efficacité grâce à un "score de productivité", calculé avec les données de travail des salariés. Mais la pertinence et (...)
Amazon, Apple stay away from new French initiative to set principles for Big Tech
2020-11-30 14:12:53
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. tech giants Amazon and Apple have not signed up to a new French initiative to get global tech companies to publicly commit to principles including paying their fair share (...)
La dernière mise à jour d’Instagram, symptôme de « la montée en puissance des “dark patterns” »
2020-11-30 12:39:53
Le réseau social illustre à nouveau la façon dont les interfaces peuvent être conçues pour influencer les comportements de leurs utilisateurs, d'après le docteur en sciences cognitives Harry Brignull. (...)
How Amazon automatically tracks and fires warehouse workers for ‘productivity’
2020-11-30 11:47:50
Documents show how the company tracks and terminates workers Amazon's fulfillment centers are the engine of the company — massive warehouses where workers track, pack, sort, and shuffle each (...)
The Modern World Has Finally Become Too Complex for Any of Us to Understand
2020-11-30 10:52:12
Vast systems, from automated supply chains to high-frequency trading, now undergird our daily lives — and we're losing control of all of them One of the dominant themes of the last few years is (...)
Les magnats de la tech chinoise sous surveillance étatique
2020-11-30 09:58:54
Pékin a engagé depuis quelques semaines une reprise en main de ses héros de l'Internet, jugés trop hégémoniques. Avec en ligne de mire, notamment, les géants du e-commerce et son porte-étendard, Jack (...)