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Sources: New Delhi police is now using facial recognition software to screen protesters; police acquired the software in 2018 to search for missing children (Jay Mazoomdaar/The Indian Express)

Jay Mazoomdaar / The Indian Express: Sources: New Delhi police is now using facial recognition software to screen protesters; police acquired the software in 2018 to search for missing children  —  Following a Delhi High Court order in a case related to missing children, the Delhi Police had acquired Automated Facial Recognition System …

In 2010s, Twitter enabled young and marginalized people to be heard, held news organizations accountable, and pushed largely ignored issues into the mainstream (Sarah J. Jackson/New York Times)

Sarah J. Jackson / New York Times: In 2010s, Twitter enabled young and marginalized people to be heard, held news organizations accountable, and pushed largely ignored issues into the mainstream  —  It´s impossible to avoid news about how harmful social media can be.  The Cambridge Analytica scandal.  The ubiquitous Russian bots.

Italy has passed a new law, effective Jan. 1, imposing a 3% tax on some digital revenues of companies with TITELTITELTITELTITELeuro;750M+ in global revenue and at least TITELTITELTITELTITELeuro;5.5M in Italy (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Italy has passed a new law, effective Jan. 1, imposing a 3% tax on some digital revenues of companies with €750M+ in global revenue and at least €5.5M in Italy  —  New tax threatens to deepen dispute with U.S. on how to tax big tech companies  —  Italy soon will join France …

FAA issues a new rule requiring most drones to implement remote ID systems that allow tracking by law enforcement, says it expects compliance within three years (William Feuer/CNBC)

William Feuer / CNBC: FAA issues a new rule requiring most drones to implement remote ID systems that allow tracking by law enforcement, says it expects compliance within three years  —  - The rule will implement a remote ID system to identify and track drones in real-time.  — Such a rule has long been in the works.

Indonesian education platform Ruangguru, which claims to serve 15M+ students and 300K+ teachers, raises $150M Series C led by General Atlantic and GGV Capital (Aditya Hadi Pratama/Tech in Asia)

Aditya Hadi Pratama / Tech in Asia: Indonesian education platform Ruangguru, which claims to serve 15M+ students and 300K+ teachers, raises $150M Series C led by General Atlantic and GGV Capital  —  Ruangguru, an education technology startup headquartered in Jakarta, has secured US$150 million in its series C funding.
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