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Allegations of planted evidence raise questions about hacking ecosystem in India

Recent allegations that planted evidence may have been used to frame an activist in a terrorism case are raising new questions about the surveillance and hacking ecosystem in India. The human rights activist in question, Rona Wilson, is one of several people accused of plotting to overthrow the Indian government in connection with a violent demonstration in Bhima Koregaon, India in 2017. Wilson is among the several activists accused of...

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Workers Will Start Trying to Trick AI-Driven Tracking Systems, says Gartner

By 2023, more than one-in-ten workers will seek to trick artificial intelligence (AI) systems used to measure employee behavior and productivity. That’s the view of leading global IT research group, Gartner. Such systems have seen a significant uptick in use in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they say. According to Whit Andrews, distinguished research vice president at Gartner, “Many businesses are making a permanent shift to...

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Prediction

Arthur C. Clarke once said: Trying to predict the future is a discouraging and hazardous occupation becaue the profit invariably falls into two stools. If his predictions sounded at all reasonable, you can be quite sure that in 20 or most 50 years, the progress of science and technology has made him seem ridiculously conservative. On the other hand, if by some miracle a prophet could describe the future exactly as it was going to take...