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11 June 2018

NGO proposes rights-respecting model for online content regulation by platforms

Author: Charles Bradley & Richard Wingfield, Global Partners Digital

"A Rights-Respecting Model of Online Content Regulation by Platforms," May 2018...

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5 June 2018

UN Special Rapporteur calls on platforms to use int'l human rights law as basis for content standards in new report

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21 May 2018
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يشهد العالم ابتكارات في مجال التكنولوجيا مثل الذكاء الاصطناعي وتقنية البلوك تشين التي لديها القدرة على تعزيز وحماية حقوق الإنسان. وعلى صعيد آخر، تطرح هذه التطورات العلمية أسئلة مهمة حول التأثيرات المحتملة على حقوق الإنسان ومستقبل العمالة، فضلاً عن تسا...

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5 May 2018

Iran: Telegram shutdown denounced as unjustifiable restriction on freedom of expression & criticized for its damage to business

Author: Saeed Jalili, Al Jazeera (Qatar)

"Telegram shutdown sparks anger in Iran", 04 May 2018...

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5 May 2018

Russia: Govt. ban of Telegram disrupts work of businesses & causes mass protests

Author: Agence France-Presse (France)

"Thousands in Moscow protest at Telegram blocking", 01 May 2018...

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31 March 2018

First OECD complaint filed against a European company for its activities in Iran

Author: Gerald Pachoud, Bourse & Bazaar

... On 13 September 2017, three civil society organisations filed a complaint with the Italian Government against Italtel Group S.p.A, a major Italian telecom company regarding its business activities in Iran. The complainants argue that the...

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27 March 2018

Commentary: Regulation of social media companies heightens global risk of excessive censorship

Author: Tara Wadhwa & Gabriel Ng, NYU Stern Center for Business & Human Rights, on Wired (USA)

"Tech Companies Policing the Web will do More Harm Than Good", 31 Jul 2017...

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7 March 2018

CIVICUS' new annual report warns about growing role of private sector in governance

Author: CIVICUS (South Africa)

"CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2018 - Year in Review: Top 10 trends", 06 Mar 2018...

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2 March 2018

The B Team leader & former Nigerian finance minister calls on business & public sectors to stand together against attacks on freedoms

Author: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The B Team (US)

"With Freedom at Stake, Business Cannot Afford to Stay Silent", 28 Feb 2018...

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5 December 2017

Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store

Author: Kelvin Chan, Associated Press

Apple’s chief executive said Wednesday he’s optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China’s tight internet laws will eventually be restored after being removed earlier this year....

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