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US migrant family separation: Microsoft issues statement following criticism over contract with US immigration agency
Author: Amnesty International
"Viet Nam: Proposed cybersecurity law threatens to stamp out online freedom", 9 June 2018...
BIICL report: recommendations for business when nat'l law conflicts with int'l human rights standards
Author: Lise Smit, Arianne Griffith and Robert McCorquodale, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
Commentary: How can the business & human rights movement address the human rights risks of emerging technology?
Author: Phil Bloomer & Christen Dobson, OpenGlobalRights
"Addressing the potential human rights risks of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution", 16 May 2018 ...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence Technology and Human Rights: Automation Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom Technology and Human Rights: Gig Economy
- Related companies: Alphabet Facebook Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft
How electric car & tech companies could be using child labour-mined cobalt from small-scale miners in Dem. Rep. of Congo; includes companies' comments
Car and technology companies source cobalt, which is used in powering electric vehicles and smartphones, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A CNN investigation has revealed that children still work in some smaller mines, posing a challenge for the...
Author: Bettina Büchel, IMD Business School, World Economic Forum
"AI could reinforce gender inequality", 8 Mar 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
- Related companies: Facebook Google (part of Alphabet) LinkedIn (part of Microsoft) Microsoft