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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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1 May 2018

Data biases used to train AI can reinforce gender inequality

Author: Bettina Büchel, IMD Business School, World Economic Forum

"AI could reinforce gender inequality", 8 Mar 2018...

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22 March 2018

New report calls on businesses to protect human rights on digital platforms

Author: New York University Stern Center for Business & Human Rights

"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...

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7 November 2017

New report calls on internet cos. to do more to fight terrorist incitement & disinformation in line with responsibility to uphold human rights

Author: NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights & World Economic Forum

"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...

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29 March 2017

7 telecommunications companies join Global Networks Initiative expanding global protection of freedom of expression & privacy rights

Author: Global Networks Initiative

"Global Network Initiative Adds Seven Companies in Milestone Expansion of Freedom of Expression and Privacy Initiative"...

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27 March 2017

Commentary: "I visited a Syrian refugee camp, & here’s what business leaders should know"

Author: John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, in Fortune (USA)

...While government leaders work towards a political solution, business leaders have a valuable role to play not only through charitable activities, but through real investments. Last September, I visited the Za’atari refugee camp in the north of...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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22 November 2016

China: Facebook has reportedly developed censorship tool to enter the country

"…Facebook…has quietly developed software to suppress posts from appearing in people’s news feeds in specific geographic areas, according to three current and former Facebook employees…The feature was created to help Facebook get into China, a market...

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21 November 2016

Russia: Govt. bans LinkedIn for not storing user data on local servers, denies allegations about censorship

Author: Natalia Suvorova, The Moscow Times

"Russia turns the switch off on LinkedIn", 18 November 2016...

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7 November 2016

Airbnb, Apple & LinkedIn amongst foreign companies to host information in China in accordance with strict censorship laws

Author: Doug Young, Caixin (China)

"Airbnb to Share China Data with Local Officials", 2 Nov 2016...

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