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TechLetters #127 - Russian citizen sentenced for participation in IT Army of Ukraine. Google to identify A used in election disinformation. China bans US-made chips (Micron). Cookies out in 2024.
EU Top Court asked about a major data breach. For the first time, Court of Justice of the European Union is asked about a landmark case concerning cybersecurity, cyberattack, data breach. Considers the major hacking: of Irish HSE public healthcare system. "personal data ~100,000 people was accessed". It’s about compensation due to GDPR. But: “not every infringement of the GDPR or mere annoyance or displeasure about it triggers a claim for compensation”
Google’s AI principles. One goal is to "explore ways to identify and block disinformation campaigns, including interference in elections, where malicious actors use generative AI to generate or manipulate media".
Russian court sentence for participation in IT Army of Ukraine. Russian court sentenced an IT specialist Yevgeny Kotikov to 3 years in a colony-settlement, 800k rubles. He was involved in DDoS attacks "organized by Kiev" on the sites of the Russian Ministry of Defense. If he participated in the IT Army of Ukraine while being in Russia, that was… bold.
China bans the use of chips made by US's Micron. According to them: "Micron's products have relatively serious potential network security issues, which pose a major security risk to country's critical information infrastructure supply chain and affect country's national security"
Google Privacy Sandbox timeline update. Update. Third-party cookies removed for 1% of users at the beginning of 2024. Full deprecation in Q4 of 2024. The whole ecosystem is shifting. Want help? Contact me :)
Don’t believe in everything that people say about AI/GPT. Including the capabilities or future consequences.
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