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11 March 2016

"Are tech companies doing enough to protect customer rights & privacy?" - interview with Rebecca MacKinnon

Author: Lori McGlinchey, Program Officer, Internet Freedom, Ford Foundation (USA)

[originally published 29 Feb. 2016]...

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21 March 2016

Law firms cannot afford to be business & human rights laggards

Author: Marialuisa Taddia, Law Society Gazette (UK)

"Business and human rights – moral support", 21 Mar 2016...

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22 March 2016

Google Kenya declines request by govt. agency to remove video on plight of gay persons from YouTube

Author: Christopher Hooton, in Independent (UK)

"Google refuses Kenyan film board’s demand that it take down gay music video"...

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29 March 2016

USA: Companies mobilise against state laws that permit & protect discrimination against LGBT people

In two southern US states, companies have contributed to blocking one bill that would have explicitly permitted discrimination against LGBT people (in Georgia), and are protesting another new law that has been passed prohibiting local (city) anti...

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1 April 2016

USA: Natl. Grid joins Environmental Protection Agency programme to reduce methane emissions

Author: National Grid on 3BL Media

"National Grid Joins EPA Efforts to Reduce Methane Emissions," 30 Mar 2016...

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13 April 2016
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Leonardo Sakamoto tem sofridos constantes ameaças e agressões físicas. É renomado e comprometido jornalista e defensor de direitos humanos, diretor da ONG Repórter Brasil, importante organização brasileira de combate ao trabalho escravo, e é também bl...

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17 April 2016

Oxfam publishes new report on tax avoidance practices of US corporate giants & calls on govt. to ensure firms pay fair share of taxes

On 14 April 2016, Oxfam International published a briefing that discusses how the American tax regime facilitates corporate tax avoidance practices.  The report estimates that the 50 biggest U.S. companies have hidden over 1 trillion dollars in overse...

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10 May 2016

Kenya: YouTube initiates pulling down "inappropriate" gay music video after request by govt. agency

Author: CIO East Africa

"Google Initiates Process of Pulling Down Kenyan Gay Music Video Banned By KFCB"...

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24 May 2016

French investigators raid Google's Paris HQ over tax payments

Author: Reuters

French investigators raided Google's...Paris headquarters on Tuesday as part of a probe over tax payments, a source close to the finance ministry told Reuters. Investigators have been probing Google's offices in central Paris since 0500 am (0300 GMT),...

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1 June 2016

European Commission & IT companies announce code of conduct to combat online hate speech while protecting freedom of expression

Author: European Commission

"European Commission and IT Companies announce Code of Conduct on illegal online hate speech"...

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