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Author: Maggie Baska, People Management (UK)
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Author: Béatrice Bossard, La Nouvelle République (France)
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Commentary: Artificial intelligence will result in loss of jobs, however the right policy choices can support a more compassionate social contract
Author: Kai-Fu Lee, The Wall Street Journal
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BSR launches human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence
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New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement
Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed
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Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions
Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative
Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...
Pen America launches guide for writers to defend against cyber abuse & calls on social media companies to improve their policies re online harassment
Author: Pen America
There is now a growing recognition that online harassment can affect its targets’ freedom to express themselves, their livelihoods, and their mental and physical health. It is also clear that online harassment can extend to the offline world,...