Humanrights

01.17.19
Shareholders ask Amazon to halt sales of facial recognition tech
01.17.19

Shareholders ask Amazon to halt sales of facial recognition tech

They want to assess whether it could violate human rights.

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11.27.18
Google employees plan walkout over censored Chinese search engine
11.27.18

Google employees plan walkout over censored Chinese search engine

Staff want more transparency around the ethics of Project Dragonfly.

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09.24.18
Microsoft’s AI tech will aid humanitarian efforts
09.24.18

Microsoft’s AI tech will aid humanitarian efforts

The company will put $40 million towards humanitarian work.

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09.15.18
Facebook is hiring a human rights policy director
09.15.18

Facebook is hiring a human rights policy director

They'll help the company promote peace and basic human freedoms.

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08.27.18
Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report
08.27.18

Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning UN report

It banned accounts followed by up to 12 million people.

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07.18.18
Apple iCloud data in China is being stored by a state-run telco
07.18.18

Apple iCloud data in China is being stored by a state-run telco

It might be time to get a new iCloud account.

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12.14.17
China accused of 'unjustifiable' DNA sample collection
12.14.17

China accused of 'unjustifiable' DNA sample collection

Blood, fingerprints and iris scans have been taken from residents in Xinjiang.

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10.17.17
Digital rights groups speak out against EU plan to scan online content
10.17.17

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.

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08.24.17
India’s privacy ruling could disrupt its biometric society
08.24.17

India’s privacy ruling could disrupt its biometric society

India's biometric identification program has data on one billion Indians.

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