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26 January 2016

UK: MPs launch inquiry into corporate tax system after criticism of Google's £130 million settlement

Author: Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)

MPs have launched an inquiry into the UK’s tax system after the government was accused of allowing Google to pay too little in a £130m deal. The House of Commons Treasury committee announced that it would examine whether a radical shakeup of...

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25 January 2016

Chinese Internet Business and Human Rights

Author: Min Jiang, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1

The dubious human rights record of foreign internet companies in China has been the subject of popular and scholarly scrutiny. This article surveys three recent developments in the intersection of information technology and human rights in China: (i)...

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25 January 2016

World Economic Forum challenged to improve its own gender balance in order to tackle global digital gender divide

Author: Henrietta Moore, Guardian (UK)

"Davos: how can an event that's 82% male solve the digital gender divide?", 19 Jan 2016...

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19 January 2016
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19 January 2016

US-based technology companies exacerbating income inequality, World Bank warns

Author: Danny Yadron, Guardian (UK)

"Silicon Valley tech firms exacerbating income inequality, World Bank warns", 14 Jan. 2016...

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14 January 2016

USA: 60% of women working in Silicon Valley experience harassment, says survey

Author: Jana Kasperkevic, Guardian (UK)

"Sexism Valley: 60% of women in Silicon Valley experience harassment", 12 Jan 2016...

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13 January 2016

UK: Tech firms protest provisions of proposed legislation over privacy concerns

Author: Jim Boulden, CNN

Britain is planning a new internet surveillance law and big technology companies hate it. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Yahoo have joined forces to protest a number of provisions in legislation now passing through parliament. Dubbed a ...

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7 January 2016

AT&T calls on other multinationals to improve conditions for global LGBT workforce

Author: Cynthia Marshall, AT&T, on Huffington Post Blog

"A Call For All Global Companies To Come Out For LGBT Inclusion", 5 Jan 2016...

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5 January 2016

£352 billion investor coalition calls on companies to use 100% renewable energy

Author: Emma Howard, Guardian (UK)

"£352bn investors' coalition launched to push for clean energÿ", 9 Dec 2015...

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4 January 2016

China: Microsoft allegedly covered up targeted hacking by the state; company responds

Author: Joon Ian Wong, Quartz

"Microsoft disputes that it covered up China’s relentless hacking of separatist activists", 31 Dec 2015....

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