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17 May 2019

Ranking Digital Rights 2019 Index evaluates 24 companies on commitments & policies affecting freedom of expression & privacy

Author: Ranking Digital Rights

2019 RDR Index evaluated 24 companies on 35 indicators examining disclosed commitments, policies, and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy... RDR Index scores represent the extent to which companies are meeting minimum standards. Yet...

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16 October 2018

China: Search engine Baidu joins global artificial intelligence ethics body

Author: Alex Hern, Guardian (UK)

…The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society…was formed in 2016 by Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft to act as an umbrella organisation for the five companies to conduct research, recommend best practices and...

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15 October 2018

Access Now urges action by 22 internet, mobile & telco cos., based on 2018 Corporate Accountability Index

Author: Access Now

In September 2018, Access Now wrote to the heads of 22  internet, mobile and telecommunications companies, outlining specific steps they can take to improve their disclosures about the policy and practices they use to safeguard digital rights.  The le...

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16 July 2018

China: New phone with retractable camera reveals automatic activation of camera feature in certain applications raising concerns about monitoring

Author: Oiwan Lam, Global Voices (Netherlands)

"Chinese mobile phone cameras are not-so-secretly recording users’ activities", 9 Jul 2018...

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26 September 2017

2017 Corporate Accountability Index on digital rights reveals cos. do not disclose enough information to users

Author: Ranking Digital Rights (USA)

"Ranking Digital Rights: 2017 Corporate Accountability Index", 20 Sep 2017...

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26 September 2017

New briefing informs investors about potential material risks related to digital rights

Author: Ranking Digital Rights (USA)

"Poor Digital Rights Performance - Who Pays the Price?", 20 Sep 2017...

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27 March 2017

2017 Corporate Accountability Index evaluates 22 companies on their commitments to freedom of expression & privacy

Author: Ranking Digital Rights

"Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index", 23 Mar 2017...

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10 January 2017
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Author: Pieterjan Van Leemputten, Le Vif (Belgique)

« Quelles entreprises internet respectent-elles le plus l'environnement? », 10 janvier 2017...

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26 June 2016

China moves closer to adopting controversial cyber security law

Author: Katie Bo Williams, Hill

China on Monday moved closer to adopting a controversial cyber security law after its parliament held a second reading of the draft rules, which carry significant consequences for domestic and foreign business and threaten greater censorship…The draft...

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10 May 2016

China: Student with cancer died after receiving unqualified treatment led by paid-ads on Baidu, criticisms push company to change culture

Wei Zexi was a 21-year-old college student diagnosed with cancer. The Baidu (百度) search led Wei to treatment at the Second Hospital of Beijing Armed Police Corps, which turned out to be unsuccessful. The hospital claimed that the treatment was based...

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