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Author: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
UN Special Rapporteurs* attending the annual RightsCon conference on human rights in the digital age, the first fully online, stressed that “COVID-19 has made us even more reliant on digital technologies and the space they create for civic engagement....
Author: JustPeace Labs
[Recent years have] seen the power of technology exploited to propagate dangerous speech, widen ethnic and religious divisions, and incite violence. Seemingly innocuous technologies now regularly contribute to human rights abuses and violent conflict....
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Author: Cecilia Kang and David McCabe, New York Times
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Author: Japan In-Depth
Decision which revoke privacy protections in Carrizosa v. Chiquita Brands International, Inc., in U.S. Court Of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Author: U.S. Court Of Appeals for The Eleventh Circuit
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US Court of Appeals revoke privacy protections to plaintiffs in the case of Chiquita involvement with Colombian paramilitary organization AUC
Author: Florida Phoenix
“11th Circuit OKs unmasking of plaintiffs who accuse Chiquita of funding Colombian terrorists” – 17 July 2020...
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Hong Kong: ProtonVPN announces initiative to donate to civil rights organisations to support democracy and freedom
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Hong Kong: Server shared by several VPNs accused of being "completely open and accessible" and exposing private user data
Author: The Sydney Morning Herald
“Data breach of free VPN providers exposes details of millions of users”, 20 July 2020...
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