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11 October 2018

USA: Google won’t bid on $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing deal citing potential conflicts with AI principles

Author: Naomi Nix, Bloomberg

"Google Drops Out of Pentagon's $10 Billion Cloud Competition," 8 October 2018...

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8 October 2018

Access Now urges action by 22 internet, mobile & telco cos., based on 2018 Corporate Accountability Index

Author: Access Now

In August 2018, Access Now wrote to the heads of 22  internet, mobile and telecommunications companies, outlining specific steps they can take to improve their disclosures about the policy and practices they use to safeguard digital rights.  The lette...

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24 September 2018

USA: Former Microsoft executive argues for cos. to urgently act to advance opportunity for all, in time of deep distress

Author: Jeff Raikes (Raikes Foundation & former Microsoft)

"We Need Corporate America in the Fight for Justice", 05 Sep 2018...

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11 September 2018
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Author: Novethic (France) (copyright:

« Ban Ki-Moon et Bill Gates à la tête d'une commission internationale sur l'adaptation au changement climatique », 10 septembre 2018...

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10 September 2018

Commentary: Leveraging the best of human values & ability alongside AI promise greater progress in fairness & accountability

Author: Bernard Shen, OpenGlobalRights

"Mitigating unfair bias in artificial intelligence," 4 September 2018...

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7 September 2018

BSR launches human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence

BSR has published three papers  describing a human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to AI within and beyond the technology sector. These papers explore the importance of a rights-based approach for governing and...

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6 September 2018

Microsoft establishes new policy requiring contractors to offer paid parental leave

Author: Jordan Valinsky, CNN

"Microsoft requires contractors to offer paid parental leave," 30 August 2018...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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17 July 2018
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Author: Éléonore Lefaix, Siècle Digital

« Microsoft veut que le gouvernement encadre davantage la reconnaissance faciale », 17 juillet 2018...

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16 July 2018

Microsoft calls for govt. rules & laws to regulate facial recognition technology

Author: Brad Smith, Microsoft Blog

"Facial recognition technology: The need for public regulation and corporate responsibility", 13 July 2018...

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