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8 February 2019

Council of Europe publishes new handbook for legal practitioners on business & human rights

Author: Claire Methven O’Brien, for the Council of Europe

"Business and human rights", November 2018...

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Article
7 February 2019

German watchdog rules Facebook "abused its market dominance" to collect user data without consent

Author: Douglas Busvine, Reuters

Germany’s antitrust watchdog ordered a crackdown on Facebook’s data collection practices after ruling the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their knowledge or consent....

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6 February 2019

NGO defending digital rights makes its recommendations to UN Human Rights Council for the proposed draft treaty on business & human rights

Author: Accessnow

"Four years to a first draft: slow progress toward treaty to bind companies", 31 Jan 2019...

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4 February 2019
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Author: Gestión

“Perú se adhiere a convenio de Budapest sobre ciberseguridad y ayuda judicial” – 04 de febrero de 2019...

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4 February 2019

Facebook CEO defends use of ads that some allege violate users' right to privacy

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Report
1 February 2019

ABN Amro publishes 2nd human rights report highlighting progress on addressing privacy, discrimination, labour rights & land rights

Author: ABN Amro

"...This second Human Rights Report builds on earlier publications such as the 2015 Human Rights Guide, the 2016 Human Rights Report and the 2017 Update. [ABN AMRO] explain[s] the progress... made over the past two years in addressing salient human...

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1 February 2019

UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of expression seeks submissions re use of surveillance technologies to undermine rights

Author: UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, OHCHR

Governments and non-governmental actors have increasingly used digital surveillance technologies to undermine human rights. Examples from around the world have illuminated the use of such tools to target journalists, human rights activists and...

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28 January 2019
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Author: Business Insider (España)

“Amazon, Spotify, Apple, Netflix y Youtube incumplen la normativa europea de privacidad, según una organización activista”, 21 de enero de 2019...

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28 January 2019

Commentary: In the absence of a comprehensive federal privacy in the USA, state & local govts. offer important legal protections

Author: Sang Ah Kim, Access Now

"Taking it to the states: Access Now supports digital rights at the state level in the U.S.," 28 Jan 2019...

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28 January 2019

Kenya: Private sector urged to ensure data protection to minimise surveillance on human rights defenders

Author: National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (Kenya)

"A Perception Survey on Communication Surveillance and Privacy of Human Rights Defenders in Kenya"...

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