JEDII Tech News: March 1

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Far-Right Platform Gab Has Been Hacked—Including Private Data

By Andy Greenberg on WIRED (wired.com)

The transparency group DDoSecrets says it will make the 70GB of passwords, private posts, and more available to researchers, journalists, and social scientists.

How Tracy Chou is battling trolls (both hers, and yours)

By Anna Kramer on Protocol — The people, power and politics of tech (protocol.com)

Her new app, Block Party, aims to give people control over harassing content.

Clearview, Cameras, and Karen: Newly Released Documents Expose Facial Recognition Technologies Used Across Massachusetts|

By Lauren Chambers on The Data for Justice Project | ACLU of Massachusetts (data.aclum.org)

Today, the ACLU of Massachusetts published a repository of over 1,400 documents which paint a picture of how government agencies […]

AI Ethics Non-Profit Ecosystem: Where are the Black Folks?

By Mia Dand on Medium (miad.medium.com)

When Ian Moura and I first started compiling a list of non-profits in the space of AI Ethics, our intent was to map the ecosystem to…

7 tangible ways to make vaccine websites more accessible

By Aimee Rawlins on Fast Company (fastcompany.com)

Vaccine registration websites weren’t designed for the people who need them most. Here are easy fixes that don’t require starting over.

‘Weathering’: The health effects of stress and discrimination

By Ana Sandoiu on Medical News Today (medicalnewstoday.com)

In this Special Feature, we focus on the adverse health effects of chronic exposure to socioeconomic adversity and political marginalization.

Who Is Pauli Murray?

on Pauli Murray Center (paulimurraycenter.com)

The Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice is located at 906 Carroll St., Durham, NC 27701.

Women earn two-thirds less than men in top finance roles – report

By Joanna Partridge on The Guardian (theguardian.com)

Female directors in financial services firms are paid 66% less than males, with many in non-executive roles

Mobile accessibility checklist - Accessibility

on MDN (developer.mozilla.org)

This document provides a concise checklist of accessibility requirements for mobile app developers. It is intended to continuously evolve as more patterns arise. This document provides a concise checklist of accessibility requirements for mobile app developers. It is intended to continuously evolve…

Brave Privacy Bug Exposed Tor Onion URLs To Your DNS Provider

on Slashdot (yro.slashdot.org)

Brave Browser had a privacy issue that leaked the Tor onion URL addresses you visited to your locally configured DNS server, “exposing the dark web websites you visit...”, writes Bleeping Computer. Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo quotes their report: To access Tor onion URLs, Brave added a “Priv…

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