Discrimination

11.29.16
Facebook runs afoul of German hate speech laws
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Facebook runs afoul of German hate speech laws

It's part of the social network's ongoing problem with discriminatory content.

By C. Low,   11.29.16
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11.11.16
Facebook disables 'ethnic affinity' ads for housing, jobs
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Facebook disables 'ethnic affinity' ads for housing, jobs

The Congressional Black Caucus said the policy violated the Fair Housing Act.

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09.08.16
Airbnb introduces new rules meant to fight discrimination
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Airbnb introduces new rules meant to fight discrimination

The company has introduced a new "community commitment" that goes into place on November 1st.

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06.29.16
ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies
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ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies

The civil liberty group says that an anti-hacking law blocks research into algorithm-based racism and sexism.

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