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Author: Béatrice Heraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
« Grève mondiale pour le climat : ces entreprises qui poussent leurs salariés à manifester », 16 septembre 2019....
Author: Emily Peck, Huffington Post
The U.S. House on Friday voted to ban forced arbitration, the increasingly controversial ― and common ― practice of forcing consumers and workers into secret courtrooms where they have no access to a jury and far more limited rights than in the public...
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Google Workers to Walk out, Along With Amazon and Microsoft Employees, for Sept. 20’s Climate Strike
Author: Alyssa Newcomb, Fortune (USA)
Google employees have announced they are joining their big tech counterparts at Amazon and Microsoft in walking off the job on Sept. 20 to participate in the global climate strike. The climate change protests are set to take place on Friday in 150...
Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights
Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the Investor Alliance for Human Rights announced that they are calling on fellow shareholders in gun maker American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) to support a proposal requesting the...
Facebook recording of user audio prompts EU privacy regulator to investigate company's handling of personal data
Author: Thomson Reuters via CBC
"Facebook recording of user audio prompts probe from EU privacy regulator", 14 August 2019...
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Microsoft criticised for investing in Israeli facial recognition company allegedly conducting surveillance on Palestinians
Some civil society groups and privacy activists are criticising Microsoft's investment in AnyVision, an Israeli facial recognition company which is allegedly carrying out surveillance on Palestinians. In June 2019, Microsoft’s M12 venture capital arm...
Author: M12, corporate venture arm of Microsoft
M12 is the corporate venture arm of Microsoft and was formerly known as Microsoft Ventures.AnyVision agreed to comply with Microsoft’s facial recognition principles as part of M12’s investment. Microsoft believes that technology companies need to...
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Middle East & North Africa: Telecommunication cos. Ooredoo & Etisalat backslide in Ranking Digital Rights benchmark
Author: Afef Abrougui, Ranking Digital Rights
"Arab region’s telecommunications companies fail to respect users’ digital rights", 12 Jun 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
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