Racism

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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05.16.16
French anti-racism groups target Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
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French anti-racism groups target Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

"These sites are more shocked by bare breasts than hate speech content."

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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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