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After three years of intense meetings and disputes between Google and the French media, the French Competition Authority has just approved an agreement document between the parties, which obliges the Alphabet Inc. corporation to pay for the journalistic content it distributes. What is the agreement reached by the French media with Google? By: Gabriel E. …

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Although so far the 3D technology, especially in film and television, seems to be a mere fad that has not transcended into the mass habits of use, large Internet technology companies are betting on its implementation along with augmented reality, to create much more immersive and realistic experiences in the use of the Internet. What …

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A prestigious Mexican teacher and researcher recently conducted a curious experiment with her computer science students, which once again showed that digital marketing tools not only store and interpret our behavior, but might be crossing the fine line of privacy, a fact that several cybersecurity experts have been warning about for several years and that …

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When we share our data on social media and the Internet in general, the privacy policy of most online platforms assure us that our information will remain anonymous, however, an investigation recently conducted by The New York Times, regarding the tracking of the capitol assailants in recent days, revealed that, it is very simple to …

The great “Anonymous Data” farce Read More »

Although artificial intelligence is improving many aspects of human life by making processes more efficient and reducing the probability of error, the development of highly sophisticated algorithms hides a great danger that could increase the currently widening social gaps in the world, as revealed by multiple studies that have been carried out in the United …

Discrimination, Poverty and Algorithms: An Explosive Mix Read More »

Finding something on the Internet is one of the biggest challenges that have resulted from the formation of our current information society and although in the collective imagination the simplest answer is to use Google, there is an open-source technology behind the scenes that is changing the way we search for and retrieve information from …

What is Elastic and why is it changing the Internet? Read More »

Although every day millions of people use it and benefit from its practicality, few know of the existence of this service and the controversy it generates. Zero Click represents an important time saving for users and Internet traffic, but it is also a parasitic model that ends up harming information and content providers. What is …

Zero Click: Google’s controversial strategy Read More »

A recent publication by Bloomberg showed that the Federal Trade Commission of the United States FTC is preparing a possible antitrust suit against Facebook [1], for possible market abuse. The lawsuit would be added to the investigation on the same subject carried out by Letitia James, general attorney of the state of New York [2] …

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The creator of the controversial documentary The Social Dilemma, Jeff Orlowskien, recently assured that “Social media is ending democracy” [1]. This affirmation that coincides with what was stated by Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes, who considers that this company has to be dissolved due to the “uncontrollable power it holds” [2], at the same time that …

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