Racism

03.24.16
Microsoft grounds its AI chat bot after it learns racism
03.24.16

Microsoft grounds its AI chat bot after it learns racism

The young software clearly needs some life lessons.

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12.15.15
Facebook, Google and Twitter agree to delete some hate speech
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Facebook, Google and Twitter agree to delete some hate speech

Germany has a promise from internet giants that they'll quickly purge hate speech when it incites crime.

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12.11.15
Racial discrimination skews Airbnb rentals, study claims
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Racial discrimination skews Airbnb rentals, study claims

Guests with African-American sounding names are 16-percent less likely to get a room

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12.10.15
Zuckerberg: Facebook will fight to protect Muslim rights
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Zuckerberg: Facebook will fight to protect Muslim rights

The statement is a direct response to Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the US.

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11.30.15
Post a racist comment online, see it on a billboard near your house
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Post a racist comment online, see it on a billboard near your house

Brazilian equality group Criola demonstrates the real-world effects of nasty online messages.

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11.13.15
Tim Cook says Apple will learn from discrimination seen in Australia store
11.13.15

Tim Cook says Apple will learn from discrimination seen in Australia store

In a letter to Apple employees, Cook says, "None of us are happy with the way this was handled."

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11.02.15
Anonymous says it's outing 1,000 prominent KKK members (updated)
11.02.15

Anonymous says it's outing 1,000 prominent KKK members (updated)

Anonymous activists have started naming 1,000 prominent people they say are Ku Klux Klan members.

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08.26.15
Web tool measures your Reddit friends' bigotry
08.26.15

Web tool measures your Reddit friends' bigotry

An unofficial web tool will give you an idea of how bigoted a given Reddit user tends to be.

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