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Sunday Paper - EU R&D Fuels Silicon Valley, Busyness, Kyle Kashuv and Shame and Moral Bullies, The Young and the Ignorant and Inexperienced

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Have you heard about Silicon Valley’s unpaid research and development department? It’s called the EU. by Aral Balkan You… yes you. Who should you thank for Facebook’s Libra? “One of the UK’s leading privacy researchers” University College London The DECODE project And, if you’re an EU citizen who pays their taxes, You. Surprised? Don’t be. None of this was unforeseen Today, the EU acts like an unpaid research and development department for Silicon Valley. We fund startups, which, if they’re…

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Sunday Paper - Facebook, GDPR and Ireland, Racism, Brazilian Coffee, Mommy Blogging, Public Transportation and Princeton and the New York City Gateway Tunnel Project, New York City Commuter Tax

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Unexceptional Racism by Drew Downs At the root of American identity is an impossible paradox. A truth we wish could coexist so much, we would take up arms to defend it. We want to be exceptional and equal at the same time. But we can’t. It’s impossible. Sunday Paper is my personal collage of long-form articles, between 1,000 and 20,000 words, that I have saved during the weekend, that I found interesting and which I think require deep slow thinking.…

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EU Copyright Directive and The Decentralized Web

Article 13 makes it official. It's time to embrace decentralization by Ben Werdmüller (Ben Werdmüller) European directives leave it up to the member states to implement. The resulting legislation in the Netherlands will necessarily look different to Germany, and so on. While each of these nations could expand upon the directive and make it even more far-reaching, it's fair to assume that it will probably be retained.   All of which means that peer-to-peer decentralized social networks are exempt, if…

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Policing Each Other

The genius of GDPR is that it forces companies to police each other – Quartz It’s the large data controllers—the companies responsible for safeguarding the data—who will drive enforcement by requiring that their data processors become compliant and cutting them off if they don’t, McGarr notes. Under GDPR, small companies not only face the financial stress of being compliant, but they will now find themselves competing with their peers for the business of large corporations based on how compliant they…

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