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Commentary: Surveillance capitalism & targeted advertising contributing to discrimination & violations of right to privacy
Author: Dr. Nathalie Maréchal, Motherboard
Social media companies are advertising companies... From today's vantage point, the Arab Spring stands out as an iconic cautionary tale... would-be revolutionaries, reformers, and human rights defenders were among the first to master the power of what...
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Four more cos. express intent to join code of conduct on countering illegal hate speech online in 2018
Author: European Commission
"Countering illegal hate speech online #NoPlace4Hate", 18 Oct 2018...
…The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said as of November 30 it will require assessment reports from any internet platform that could be used to "socially mobilise" or lead to "major changes in public opinion". As part of the assessments, which...
Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling the Trump administration not to weaken transgender rights
Author: Tony Romm, The Washington Post
"Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights", 1 November 2018...
Author: Roland Lindner, Frankfurter Allgemeine
Der amerikanische Internetkonzern Google sieht sich einer Revolte aus seiner Belegschaft gegenüber: Mitarbeiter auf der ganzen Welt verließen an diesem Donnerstag ihren Arbeitsplatz, um gegen den Umgang des Unternehmens mit sexueller Belästigung zu...
Ranking Digital Rights' Investor Update highlights that good governance in ICT sector requires focus on consumer privacy & expression-related risks
Author: Rebecca MacKinnon & Melissa Brown, Ranking Digital Rights
"Poor digital rights governance: Users, investors, and societies pay the price," 29 Oct 2018...