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Facebook & Google’s surveillance poses unprecedented danger to human rights says Amnesty International; the companies dispute the findings
Author: Amnesty International
"Surveillance giants: How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights," 21 Nov 2019...
Author: Noam Scheiber & Daisuke Wakabayashi, New York Times
"Google Hires Firm Known for Anti-Union Efforts", 20 November 2019...
Kenya: Facebook says it complied with at least one of five request for users' personal information from govt. agencies
Author: Frankline Sunday, Standard Digital (Kenya)
"State demands Kenyans' data from Facebook"...
- Related companies: Facebook
Thirty-eight human rights groups urge delegations to vote against UN draft resolution on cybercrime due to threats to human rights online
Author: Access Now, Association for Progressive Communications, Derechos Digitales – Latin America & 35 other human rights groups
"Open letter to UN General Assembly: Proposed international convention on cybercrime poses a threat to human rights online," November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
USA: 51 orgs. release statement expressing concern over monitoring of social media by law enforcement
Author: Brennan Centers, ACLU, Free Press, MediaJustice & 47 other civil society organisations
"Statement of Civil Rights Concerns About Monitoring of Social Media by Law Enforcement", 6 November 2019...
USA: Congresswomen propose creation of Digital Privacy Agency with power to enforce privacy rights for users & ensure companies follow the law
On 5 November, 2019, Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren introduced the Online Privacy Act of 2019. If passed, this bill would set up a Digital Privacy Agency (DPA), require that companies disclose why they need to collect and process data, not...
Access Now expresses concerns over injunction to ban messages on information-sharing platforms in open letter to HK government
Author: Access Now
“#KeepItOn: Keeping the internet open and secure in Hong Kong”, 1 November 2019...
- Related stories: Hong Kong: Business actions and statements over controversial extradition bill
- Related companies: Telegram Messenger
Author: Sam Biddle, The Intercept
"Shutterstock employees fight company’s new Chinese search blacklist”, 7 November 2019...