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21 November 2019

Facebook & Google’s surveillance poses unprecedented danger to human rights says Amnesty International; the companies dispute the findings

Author: Amnesty International

"Surveillance giants: How the business model of Google and Facebook threatens human rights," 21 Nov 2019...

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28 June 2019

Int'l human rights law as the common ground for govts. & cos. to rethink internet content moderation

Author: David Kaye, OneZero

"A New Constitution for Content Moderation", 25 Jun 2019...

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Article
22 April 2019

Commentary: National Action Plans should address potential human rights impacts of tech companies

Author: Sebastian Smart, Global Partners Digital

"Can national action plans make tech companies right-respecting?", 3 Sep 2018...

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Article
18 March 2019

Canadian govt. releases guidance for private sector support for human rights defenders & civic freedoms

Author: Global Affairs Canada

"CSR Snapshot #7 – Private Sector Support for Human Rights Defenders: A Primer for Canadian Businesses", 04 Mar 2019...

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Article
19 February 2019

India: Global Network Initiative raises concerns about proposed amendments to cyber legislation

Author: Global Network Initiative (GNI)

"GNI Submission on Draft Amendments to Intermediary Guidelines in India", 31 Jan 2019...

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15 November 2018
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Author: Who Profits Research Center, dans Open Global Rights

« Les infrastructures de télécommunications en Palestine sont devenues un outil de répression », 13 novembre 2018...

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Report
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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Article
26 August 2018

Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions

Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative

Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...

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22 August 2018
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21 August 2017

China: UN rapporteur demands answers from Apple over decision to remove VPN apps

Author: Rafia Shaikh, WccF Tech (USA)

"UN wants some answers from Apple over its decision to comply with China's VPN demands", 7 Aug 2017...

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