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10 October 2019

Gunman's video of shooting outside a synagogue in Germany broadcast on live-streaming platform Twitch; company says it "has a zero-tolerance policy against hateful conduct"

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2 October 2019
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Author: Alexis Zema, Le Figaro (France)

« Les grandes entreprises du jeu vidéo s'allient pour réduire leur impact sur l'environnement », 25 septembre 2019...

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20 September 2019
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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....

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20 September 2019

House Votes to Ban Forced Arbitration

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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18 September 2019

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...

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16 September 2019

Gun companies are not exempt from responsibility to respect human rights, investors say

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...

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19 August 2019

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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19 August 2019

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...

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18 August 2019

Response from Microsoft

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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12 June 2019

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...

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