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THE ARTWORK SOCIALITY REVEALS TECHNOLOGY ENABLING SOCIAL MANIPULATION. IT INVITES THE OVERSIGHT, TRACKING, FLAGGING, AND BANNING OF ALGORITHMS, INTERFACES, AND DEVICES CONCEALING SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION, POLARIZATION, ADDICTION, DECEPTION, AND SURVEILLANCE.
Flag the patent "Predicting influence in social networks " US-2013041860-A1
Ban the patent "Predicting influence in social networks " US-2013041860-A1
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A citizen sent you this inquiry from the project Sociality.
The use of this technology should be banned, it is dangerous for citizens and society. Please asses this patent and consider to outlaw its implementation with advocacy, new legislation, or legal action.
Advocating for technology regulation needs more support and activism. Tech companies have gained enormous political power and the legal instruments available struggle to keep pace with the technological developments. If you are passionate about law and politics please help the Sociality project with instruments and contacts that you have available for regulating socially dangerous information technology.
The Sociality project intervenes by seeking social accountability for the creation and deployment of unethical artificial intelligence, user experience and interface design, data mining, network monitoring, mind sensors, and algorithms. These technologies should be handled and regulated as in similar developments in chemistry, biology, and genetics. As such, the banning of toxic and dangerous inventions should extend to information technology.
HOME / ABOUT / HOW / SUPPORT / PRESSSOCIALITY AIMS TO EXPLOIT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS FOR MONITORING AND REGULATING HAZARDOUS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. AS AN ARTISTIC PROVOCATION, IT PROPOSES THE DEMOCRATIC BANNING OF SOCIALLY HARMFUL INVENTIONS THAT EMPLOY DEVIOUS PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PROFILING TACTICS THROUGH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ALGORITHMS, DATA MINING, SOCIAL MEDIA, USER INTERFACES AND TRACKING, IN FAVOR OF A MORE ETHICAL USE OF TECHNOLOGY.
This is a socially engaged Internet artwork by Paolo Cirio.