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5 December 2019

Singapore: Facebook publishes a ‘correction notice' to a dissident’s post as govt. invokes fake news law

Author: BBC

"Facebook bows to Singapore's 'fake news' law with post 'correction'", 30 Nov 2019...

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4 December 2019

Report finds US Tech firms 'aggressively avoiding' global tax

Author: Rupert Neate, The Guardian

"New study deems Amazon worst for 'aggressive' tax avoidance", 2 December 2019...

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29 November 2019

Facebook did not respond

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26 November 2019

Occupied Palestinian territory: The gathering of the Palestinian Journalists accuse whatsapp of blocking journalists' accounts

The Gathering of the Palestinian Journalists condemned and reported that popular messaging application WhatsApp banned on Friday, November 15, accounts of hundreds of Palestinian journalists reporting on Israeli violations in Gaza....

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22 November 2019
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21 November 2019

Commentary: AI for good can cause human rights harms without appropriate safeguards

Author: Mark Latonero, Wired

"Opinion: AI for good is often bad," 18 Nov 2019...

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21 November 2019

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...

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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"...

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15 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...

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12 November 2019

Digital human rights are next frontier for fund groups [subscription only]

Author: Financial Times

Digital human rights are fast becoming the latest front in the debate around fund managers’ ethical investments efforts... Attention on technology groups began with concerns around data privacy, but emerging focal points are targeted advertising and...

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