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2021/02/10 | OCF Lab

On the Use of Digital Identity in Asia (1) – Digital ID in Taiwan

Taiwan's plan to issue digital identification cards in July has been suspended due to calls to establish a legal basis. But civic organizations have raised other concerns for the policy.

2018/05/27 | Morley J Weston

Data, Propaganda and Cambridge Analytica in Taiwan

In Taiwan's open society, government and political groups have embraced the use of Facebook as a barometer of public sentiment.

2018/05/24 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Taiwan and the GDPR: Are We Ready?

Taiwan will not be European regulators primary target when it comes to enforcing the GDPR.

2018/05/22 | AsiaGlobal Online

Drones, Data and Preempting Epidemics

Data and technology is transforming epidemiology, but the field still has many unanswered ethical questions.

2017/03/24 | The Japan Times

Japan's Plans to Penalize Uncommitted Crimes

The potential law amendment will widen government surveillance of its citizens and is being questioned for intruding people’s privacy.

2016/10/09 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Japan Expanding Scope of Wiretapping

The police are being handed expanded wiretapping powers. Where should the line be drawn to prevent such measures from going too far?

2016/09/26 | Olivia Yang

PRC Authorities Allowed to Secretly Seize Social Media Data for Criminal Evidence

Big Brother: A new law in China allows law enforcement officials to seize 'digital data' for evidence in criminal cases. Opponents say the law is another serious threat to privacy and free speech.

2016/09/13 | Chublic Opinion

Sex, Lies and Wang Baoqiang

Inadvertently, by displaying his flawed marriage to millions of viewers, 'dumb root' poses a not so dumb ethical conundrum that proves challenging for a society constantly renegotiating the borderline between private autonomy and the collective purpose as a community.

2016/02/25 | TNL 編輯

New Surveillance Technology Applied To Enhance Urban Transportation Safety

An intelligent surveillance system is planned to be applied to urban transportation in Taiwan, which may reduce risks of anti-social actions.