Shareholders ask Amazon to halt sales of facial recognition tech
They want to assess whether it could violate human rights.
Google employees plan walkout over censored Chinese search engine
Staff want more transparency around the ethics of Project Dragonfly.
Microsoft’s AI tech will aid humanitarian efforts
The company will put $40 million towards humanitarian work.
Facebook is hiring a human rights policy director
They'll help the company promote peace and basic human freedoms.
Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report
It banned accounts followed by up to 12 million people.
Apple iCloud data in China is being stored by a state-run telco
It might be time to get a new iCloud account.
China accused of 'unjustifiable' DNA sample collection
Blood, fingerprints and iris scans have been taken from residents in Xinjiang.
Digital rights groups speak out against EU plan to scan online content
A proposed rule would require websites to filter uploaded material for copyright violations.
India’s privacy ruling could disrupt its biometric society
India's biometric identification program has data on one billion Indians.