Incident 387: Oracle's Algorithmic Data Processing System Alleged as Unlawful and Violating Privacy Rights

Description: Oracle's automated system involving algorithmic data processing was alleged in a lawsuit to have been unlawfully collecting personal data from millions of people and violating their privacy rights.


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Alleged: Oracle developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed internet users.

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Oracle's 'surveillance machine' faces privacy class action · 2022

Enterprise giant Oracle is facing a fresh privacy class action claim in the U.S.

The suit, which was filed Friday as a 66-page complaint in the Northern District of California, alleges the tech giant’s “worldwide surveillance machine” has a…


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