Data Privacy and Security

Quotes of the week: "Because you'd be in jail."

“We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia's senior-most officials could have authorized these activities.”

Statement from the Director of National Intelligence and Department of Homeland Security on the perpetrators of the DNC hack


“Whether a universal income is the right model—is it gonna be accepted by a broad base of people?—that’s a debate that we’ll be having over the next 10 or 20 years.”

US President Barack Obama shows an almost Justin Trudeau-level understanding of issues around Artificial Intelligence


“It creates the false aura for Apple of being cutting edge, of being artist advocates, of being innovative mavericks… instead of being the McDonalds of consumer high tech whose wealth was largely pilfered from what was once a biodiverse music industry.”

Pop artist Anohni on Apple paying for her “Drone Bomb Me” music video


“I’m staying at Facebook. I really am staying at Facebook. I’m very happy.”

FB Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg plays down rumours about becoming Treasury Secretary in a Clinton administration


“Because you’d be in jail.”

Donald Trump on how he’s treat Hilary Clinton over her private server use


“This avoids the risk of recipients getting in the way of rotating blades. So long as there is no prospect of a plane falling from the sky and there is no danger posed by a package dropping on to anyone, then this sounds like a positive environment to begin drone deliveries.”

Dr Ravi Vaidyanathan, Imperial College London, on the world's first commercial regular drone delivery service in Rwanda

“Apple believe in treating everyone equally and with respect, and we do not ­tolerate behaviour that goes against our values.”

Apple statement after the company’s Brisbane retail store fired a number of employees after allegations they shared photos of female customers and colleagues and ranked their bodies out of 10


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